LINGUIST List 6.1628

Sat Nov 18 1995

Jobs: Japanese, Computational Ling, Semantics & Chinese

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  2. "DENIS F. AUSTIN", Computational Linguist Employment
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Message 1: Job

Date: Wed, 15 Nov 1995 13:08:01 Job
Subject: Job

	The Department of Japanese Studies at Salem-Teikyo University
invites applications for a non-tenure track temporal position as
Visiting Instructor in Japanese Language for a duration of 2 modules
(from January 8, 1996 to February 28, 1996). Teaching at the
introductory levels of Japanese (Japanese 3 $ 4). Candidates must have
M.A., native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English. A
temporal accommodation is offered.
	Send a letter of application, CV, and 3 letters of recommendation to:

	Japanese Instructor Search Committee
	Department of Japanese Studies
	Salem-Teikyo University
	223 West Main Street
	PO Box 500 Salem,
	WV 26426-0500 U.S.A.

The deadline for receipt of application is December 15, 1995. For
further information, feel free to e-mail at:

	Salem-Teikyo University is an AA/EOE.
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Message 2: Computational Linguist Employment

Date: 16 Nov 1995 14:01:56 EST
From: "DENIS F. AUSTIN" <>
Subject: Computational Linguist Employment

TPI Technologies
Department CL
21866 Schmeman
Warren, Michigan 48089-3288
Phone: 810-772-1450	 Fax: 810-772-7620

Re: Employment Opportunity for Computational Linguist

TPI Technologies is a technical documentation firm, specializing in the
 development of technical publications and video presentations for the
 automotive industry. Our products include vehicle owner's manuals, service
 manuals, and competitive comparison studies; technical training programs; and
 production line machine setup and maintenance documentation.

One of our current contracts with a major automobile manufacturing company
 requires the services of a computational linguist to begin work in the
 metropolitan Detroit area in January of 1996, for a period of one

 Manage the vocabulary development process for an English to French
 machine translation system
 Develop English language training material for service technical
 Train technical authors in use of controlled English
 Participate in development of machine translation quality evaluation

Minimum qualifications:

 MS/MA in computational linguistics or equivalent experience
 Outstanding teaching skills
 Excellent oral and written English language communication skills
 Knowledge of the French language
 Additional desirable skills include:
 Native or near native fluency in both English and French languages
 Experience with Common LISP
 Knowledge of or fluency in other major languages, especially German or
 Technical writing experience
 Technical automotive knowledge

Interested and qualified candidates should respond by mail or facsimile with a
 resume and a cover letter that includes salary requirements.

Michael W. Valentine
Technical Publications Manager
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Message 3: job announcement

Date: Sat, 18 Nov 1995 11:23:29 job announcement
From: <>
Subject: job announcement

November 18, 1995


 The Linguistics Division of the Institute of History and
Philology, Academia Sinica invites applications from citizens of the
Republic of China for research positions leading toward tenure track
posts. Currently, one tenure-track position is open, but non-tenure
track post-doctoral positions pending budgetary approval are also
available. The area of specialization is open, but preference will be
given to those in the following fields: phonology (and phonetics),
semantics, Chinese dialect studies, and Chinese minority languages.

 Applicants already holding a Ph.D. will be considered for the
position of Assistant Research Fellow (equivalent to Assistant
Professor) or Post-doctoral Research Specialist. These are purely
research positions and no teaching is required. The minimum salary is
NT796,140 (about US$29,500)/yr for Assistant Research Fellow and
NT$576,000(about US$21,333)/yr for Post-doctoral Research Specialist,
plus bonuses.

 Applicants should send a vitae, transcripts from graduate school,
an abstract of the dissertation (including the title, chapter by
chapter summary, methodology, materials, and main conclusions), and
three letters of recommendation to

 Dr. Chiu-yu Tseng, Head
 Linguistics Division
 Institute of History and Philology
 Academia Sinica
 Taipei 115, Taiwan ROC

 The deadline for receipt of these materials is March 31, 1996.
Applicants will be notified of our preliminary decision around the
beginning and May, 1996; those notified of preliminary acceptance
would then be expected to send the complete text of the dissertation
by the end of May, 1996 for evaluation.

 For more information, applicants should write to the address
above or send e-mail to IN%"".
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