LINGUIST List 6.1583

Thu Nov 9 1995

Jobs: Language Laboratory, Natural Lg Developer

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  1. Sheilagh MacDonald, job posting
  2. , Natural Language Developer

Message 1: job posting

Date: Wed, 08 Nov 1995 08:38:02 job posting
From: Sheilagh MacDonald <>
Subject: job posting

Simon Fraser University - Linguistics Department. Applications are being
accepted for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate
professor, for appointment commencing September 1, 1996, subject to final
approval of funding.

The successful candidate will be expected to assume a leadership role of
the University's new computerized Language Laboratory, which is being
developed to promote innovative approaches to language learning in the
University, especially through developing facilities employing new
instructional technologies, and to foster ongoing research into second
language acquisition at the university level.

Candidates should hold a Ph. D. in an area relevant to second language
acquisition and maintain an active research program in educational
technology as applied to language instruction and learning, as well as have
significant experience in second language teaching. Applicants should be
thoroughly familiar with recent developments in technologically-assisted
language learning, and be prepared to direct the development and
implementation of learner-centered systems.

Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and sample publications (by
January 31, 1995) to: Professor R. Saunders, Chairman, Linguistics
Department, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B. C. V5A 1S6, Canada [phone:
(604) 291-3554, FAX: (604) 291 5659, e-mail:].

Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to
the Department by the deadline.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is
directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. SFU is committed to
the principle of employment equity, and offers equal employment
opportunities to qualified applicants.

Professor R. Saunders, Chairman
Linguistics Department
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, B. C.
V5A 1S6

phone: (604) 291-3554
FAX: (604) 291 5659
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Message 2: Natural Language Developer

Date: Wed, 08 Nov 1995 13:13:09 Natural Language Developer
From: <>
Subject: Natural Language Developer

*** Research Engineer - One Year Full-Time Contract with Benefits

Must have significant experience in C++, 3-5 years working on complex
SW projects, as well as a background doing technical research.
Commercial software development experience highly desired. BA
required, master's preferred in a technical discipline. This is a world
class opportunity doing speech recognition research and product

*** Natural Language Developer - One Year Full-Time Contract with

Research engineer needed to work on a natural language processing
project. Ideal candidate will be trained in LISP and willing to program in
C++. Experience in artificial intelligence\natural language processing
required. BA in an applicable discipline or MS preferred.

*** Research Scientist - One Year Full-Time Contract with Benefits

MS or Ph.D. level position working on text generation and discourse
analysis. Must have natural language processing experience and be
willing to program in C++.

Please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:
Director, Human Resources, Dragon Systems, Inc., 320 Nevada Street,
Newton, MA 02160; FAX: (617) 332-9575. We're an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity employer which recognizes the strength of a
diverse workforce.
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