LINGUIST List 6.1521

Mon Oct 30 1995

Jobs: History of Eng/Applied Ling, NLP, Cognitive Science

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  1. Virginia LoCastro, posting
  2. Deborah Coughlin, Please Post: NLP Job opening.
  3. , postdoc at University of Arizona

Message 1: posting

Date: Mon, 30 Oct 1995 13:09:35 posting
From: Virginia LoCastro <locastroicu.ac.jp>
Subject: posting

HISTORY OF ENGLISH/ APPLIED LINGUISTICS IN TOKYO


Department of English, Division of Languages, International Christian
University, a Christianity-based university in Tokyo:two tenure-track
openings, assistant professor level in undergraduate
program. Candidates must have specialized interest in teaching English
for academic purposes in an intensive English Language Program and be
qualified to teach either (1) the history of the English language or
(2) English structure, teaching methods, and English language
education in Japan. Starting date: as early as April 1, 1996, for
initial three-year contract. Candidate should be willing to take on
administrative responsibilities in English Language Program and
university-wide committee work. Requirements: Doctorate in hand,
publications and evidence of scholarly potential; Japanese/English
bilingual competence. Teaching experience at secondary and/or
university levels preferred. International experience, administrative
experience and interests desirable. Review of candidates begins
immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Please
send c.v., a self-addressed airmail envelope, and names and addresses
only of three referees to: English Search Chair, Division of
Languages, International Christian University, 3-10-2 Osawa, Mitaka,
Tokyo 181, Japan. E-mail inquiries: languageakan.icu.ac.jp.


Announced by Masayuki Katsumi, Vice-President for Academic Affairs,
International Christian University.

Virginia LoCastro
International Christian University
3-10-2 Osawa
Mitaka, Tokyo 181 Japan
(locastroicu.ac.jp)
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Message 2: Please Post: NLP Job opening.

Date: Mon, 30 Oct 1995 11:08:48 Please Post: NLP Job opening.
From: Deborah Coughlin <deborahcmicrosoft.com>
Subject: Please Post: NLP Job opening.

FAR EAST PROGRAM MANAGER FOR NATURAL LANGUAGE GROUP

Natural Language Group's mission is to acquire, design, and develop
components that enable Microsoft products to understand information
expressed in natural human languages. We are currently looking for a
Far East Program Manager.
 The positions will be located on the Microsoft central campus in Redmond,
Washington, USA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The FE PM's primary responsibility is to manage the joint efforts
being done between the Natural Language Group in Redmond and the
Microsoft subsidiaries in Japan, China, Taiwan, and Korea. These
efforts include (a) design and development of word breakers and
morphology engines, (b) acquisition of linguistic data including word
lists, dictionaries, pronunciations, and example text, and (c) design
and development of grammars that can parse the far eastern languages.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicant must have 3-5 years prior work experience doing
computational linguistics or computer science, excellent project
management skills and attention to details, love of far eastern
language and culture. Fluency in multiple languages, a degree in
computer science, and the desire to travel are also highly desirable
features.

CONTACT: Please send resumes, cover letters, and any additional
materials to:

Angela Hollett
 	Human Resources
 	Microsoft Corporation
 	One Microsoft Way
 	Redmond, WA 98052
 	USA
 	email: angiehmicrosoft.com
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Message 3: postdoc at University of Arizona

Date: Mon, 30 Oct 1995 10:55:35 postdoc at University of Arizona
From: <BLOOMCCIT.ARIZONA.EDU>
Subject: postdoc at University of Arizona


POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY:

 The Cognitive Neurosciences program at the University of Arizona
is seeking to fill a one- to two-year post-doctoral fellowship
position, beginning in Spring, 1996. We are interested in applications
from researchers in the field of cognitive development; areas of
interest include language, concepts, number, space, and theory of
mind. Application review will begin in Nov., 1995; applications
accepted until the position is filled. The University of Arizona is an
AA/EEO employer; minority and women candidates are encouraged to
apply. Email queries can be sent to bloomu.arizona.edu or to
wynnu.arizona.edu. Application materials, including 2-3 letters of
reference, should go to Paul Bloom, Department of Psychology,
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 85721.
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