LINGUIST List 6.1617

Wed Nov 15 1995

Jobs: Far East Program Manager, Ling Anthropology

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  1. Deborah Coughlin, Job: Far East NLP Program Manager
  2. , Linguistic Anthropology position, UNM

Message 1: Job: Far East NLP Program Manager

Date: Tue, 14 Nov 1995 09:03:58 Job: Far East NLP Program Manager
From: Deborah Coughlin <>
Subject: Job: Far East NLP Program Manager


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.


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.


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

Angela Hollett
 	Human Resources
 	Microsoft Corporation
 	One Microsoft Way
 	Redmond, WA 98052
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Message 2: Linguistic Anthropology position, UNM

Date: Tue, 14 Nov 1995 12:34:51 Linguistic Anthropology position, UNM
From: <>
Subject: Linguistic Anthropology position, UNM

The Department of Anthropology at the University of New Mexico seeks
applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Linguistic
Anthropology. The successful candidate should be an anthropologist
who interprets language and speech to illuminate cultural systems and
social interaction using contemporary ethnographic and linguistic
methodology. Sustained ethnographic field work and sound training in
linguistic description are essential. Ph.D. is required and must be
granted no later than June 30, 1996. Appointment starts August 12,
1996. Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names
of three references to:

Chair, Department of Anthropology
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-1086

Applications must be received by January 5, 1996. If ABD, please
provide letter from doctoral committee chair indicating expected date
of Ph.D. completion. The University of New Mexico is an EOP/AA

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