LINGUIST List 6.468

Wed 29 Mar 1995

Jobs: Humanities Computing, Comp Ling, French and German

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  1. Susan Hockey, Humanities Computing Position at CETH
  2. Paul McFetridge, Position available
  3. Gyonggu Shin, Teaching job of French and German in Korea

Message 1: Humanities Computing Position at CETH

Date: Tue, 28 Mar 1995 18:09:54 Humanities Computing Position at CETH
From: Susan Hockey <>
Subject: Humanities Computing Position at CETH

The Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities (CETH) is seeking a
humanities computing specialist. Please see the position description below.

Susan Hockey
Director, Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities


 Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities

RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops and maintains information services for
Center, including World Wide Web Server, newsletter, and planned series
of guides to electronic text resources and applications. Provides
research support for humanities computing and electronic texts on a
national basis. Gives presentations and seminars on electronic texts
in the humanities. Coordinates electronic text center at Rutgers
University including supervision of student assistants. Assists
participants at CETH Summer Seminar.

QUALIFICATIONS: Strong background in the humanities with PhD
preferred. Experience with computer applications in humanities
research required, with at least two years preferred. Reading
knowledge of some foreign languages preferred. Knowledge of TEI SGML
and experience with Internet, PCs (DOS and Windows), Macintosh and Unix
preferred. Good oral and written communication skills required.

SALARY: Negotiable, dependent upon experience and qualifications,
for a grant funded appointment equivalent to assistant professor rank;
possibility of renewal.

STATUS/BENEFITS: Faculty status, non-tenure track, calendar year
appointment, TIAA/CREF pension, life/health insurance, prescription
drug, dental and eyeglass plans, tuition remission, one month vacation.

CENTER PROFILE: The Center for Electronic Texts in the Humanities
(CETH) is sponsored jointly by Rutgers, the State University of New
Jersey and Princeton University. The Center's administrative
headquarters are located in the Archibald Stevens Alexander Library,
the main humanities and social sciences research library of Rutgers on
the College Avenue Campus in New Brunswick, New Jersey. CETH acts as a
national focus for the creation, dissemination and use of electronic
texts in the humanities with emphasis on scholarly applications and
primary source materials. CETH's activities include an Inventory of
Electronic Texts in the Humanities, research into methods of providing
Internet access to collections of SGML-encoded material in the
humanities, an international summer seminar on methods and tools for
electronic texts in the humanities and general information services for
humanities computing. CETH is also developing associated projects in
partnership with other institutions and research groups. A consortium
of member institutions is planned to start in July 1995. CETH is
supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

TO APPLY: Resumes received no later than April 10, 1995 will receive
first consideration. Submit resume, cover letter, and names of three
referees to:

 Sandra Troy (APP.112)
 Libraries Personnel Officer
 Rutgers University Libraries
 169 College Avenue
 New Brunswick, NJ 08903
 FAX #908-932-7637

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey upholds a commitment to
affirmative action and equal opportunity.
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Message 2: Position available

Date: Wed, 29 Mar 1995 10:36:34 Position available
From: Paul McFetridge <>
Subject: Position available


At least one position is available for computational linguists on a machine
translation project. The positions will be located either at Simon Fraser
University in Vancouver, British Columbia or at TCC Communications
Corporation in Victoria, British Columbia. In either case, the positions
will involve close interaction between the Natural Language Laboratory at
SFU and TCC. Tenure is for 1 year and is renewable subject to funding.
Salary is commensurate with experience.

Closing date for receipt of applications is April 18,1995

Applicants are sought with the following skills:

 * Knowledge of parsing and/or generation theory
 * Experience with machine translation technology
 * Experience with unification-based grammar formalisms
 * At least a Masters degree in linguistics or computing science
 is required
 * Native knowledge of Spanish an asset

Inquiries can be made to:

 Paul McFetridge

Applications with names and contact addresses of at least three people for
letters of reference should be sent to:

 Mr. John Grayson
 TCC Communications Corporation
 Box 2400, Sidney,
 British Columbia,
 Canada V8L 3Y3

 Phone: 604-655-2060
 Fax: 604-656-9942
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Message 3: Teaching job of French and German in Korea

Date: Thu, 30 Mar 95 06:11:56 +0Teaching job of French and German in Korea
From: Gyonggu Shin <>
Subject: Teaching job of French and German in Korea

French and French teacher in Korea;

The Language Research Center of Chonnam National University is
looking for one German and one French instructor. We require the
teacher to hold Ph.D. or MA in TESL/TEFL, language acquisition,
curriculum and materials development, bilingual education, CALL,
or related fields, and preferably a native speaker of French and
German who are fluent in English.

We require the teachers to:
 1. Teach 630 hours a year (3 hours a day, 15 hours a week)
 2. Carry out research and publish one evaluated paper a year
 3. Develop teaching materials
 4. Attend one/two teachers' meeting and have one/two office
 hours each week
 5. Participate program administration

We provide the teachers with:
 1. Housing on or off campus (sometimes shared)
 2. Yearly payment of 15,600,000 won (US$19,000)
 3. 24,000 won (US$30) for one additional teaching hour over
 4. Health insurance for about 20,000 won (US$25) per month
 5. Travel allowance of 400,000 won (US$500) on first arrival
 6. Travel allowance for presenting papers at academic
 7. Under current Korean national tax laws, teachers from some
 countries are not required to pay income tax for two years.
 8. Assistant professorship and additional monthly payment of
 $125 to those who have doctoral degrees in language
 acquisition and two year teaching experience

We require the following documents:
 1. Curriculum Vitae with a copy of recent picture
 2. A copy of diploma for M.A. degree in ESL/EFL
 3. Two letters of recommendation

Applications are accepted on an on-going basis. Contract may begin
at any sessions and are usually signed for one year. Please send or
fax a detailed curriculum vitae, a copy of all diplomas, a copy of
graduate transcripts and two letters of recommendation to:

Gyonggu SHIN, Ph.D., Director
Language Research Center
Chonnam National University
Kwangju 500-757, Korea

Phone: 82-62-520-7920
Fax: 82-62-526-5521
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