LINGUIST List 5.914

Tue 23 Aug 1994

Jobs: Semantics research position in Israel, Lecturer

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  1. Karina J Wilkinson, Second posting--Semantics research position in Israel
  2. Nick Nicholas, JOB- Lecturer in Computatio

Message 1: Second posting--Semantics research position in Israel

Date: Thu, 18 Aug 1994 10:34:57 Second posting--Semantics research position in Israel
From: Karina J Wilkinson <>
Subject: Second posting--Semantics research position in Israel

One year research assistant position in formal semantics at Ben Gurion
University. Position to start after October 1, preferably mid-December,
1994. PhD preferred. Salary approx. $15,000 (tax-free, including travel to
and from Israel) funded by the Israel National Science Foundation. Topic
of the grant is Genericity and Intensionality. Please send a letter of
interest, CV, three letters of recommendation, and samples of work,
particularly on topics relevant to the grant to:

Karina Wilkinson
Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics
Morrill Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853 USA


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Message 2: JOB- Lecturer in Computatio

Date: Tue, 23 Aug 1994 17:29:42 JOB- Lecturer in Computatio
From: Nick Nicholas <>
Subject: JOB- Lecturer in Computatio

 Subject: Time:5:26 PM
 OFFICE MEMO JOB: Lecturer in Computational_ Date:8/23/94
University of Melbourne
Department of Linguistics
Lecturer in Computational Linguistics
(Limited Tenure: 3 years)

The Department of Linguistics is a dynamic new Department with
growing strengths in discourse, semantics, cognitive science and speech
synthesis. We wish to develop new teaching and research programs in
computational linguistics at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and
are seeking a lecturer in Computational Linguistics, for a three year
appointment beginning in 1995. The position is funded by University
Development funds and the Microsoft Institute of Advanced Software
Technology. Subject to the success of the program in attracting students
and establishing research in the area, it is hoped to advertise a continuing
position in computational linguistics at the end of the three-year term.

You should have expertise in Computational Linguistics, a good background
in general linguistics, and additional specializations in an area such as
Machine Translation, Text Generation, Natural Language Processing,
Computational Phonology or Computational Morphology, Linguistic
Knowledge Representation. You will contribute to the development of
teaching and research in Computational Linguistics through the teaching
of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the Linguistics and
Cognitive Science programs, as well as some teaching in general
linguistics; through supervision of postgraduate research in Linguistics
and in relevant parts of the Cognitive Science program. You will pursue
research in one or more of the above areas, and help coordinate the
Linguistics contribution to the Master's in Cognitive Science.

Salary: $41,574 - $49,370 p.a. according to experience and qualifications.

Further information and a position description: Ms Indra Kurzeme,
Administrative Assistant, Department of Linguistics (03) 344 5488; fax
(03) 344 4980; email

Applications close: 3 October 1994

Reference number: G0001481

Applications should be sent, in duplicate, quoting reference number and
three referees (including facsimile numbers) to the Director, Personnel
Services, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, 3052; fax
(03) 344 4694.

The University of Melbourne is an equal opportunity employer and has a
smoke-free work-place policy.

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