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Thu 11 May 1995

Jobs: Cognitive Science, African Ling, Japanese

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  1. , Temp. lectureship in Cognitive Science at Edinburgh
  2. Harry Howard, Job in African linguistics
  3. , job, lector in Japanese language (SOAS, University of London)

Message 1: Temp. lectureship in Cognitive Science at Edinburgh

Date: Thu, 4 May 95 14:17:55 BSTTemp. lectureship in Cognitive Science at Edinburgh
From: <engdahlcogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Subject: Temp. lectureship in Cognitive Science at Edinburgh


 UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

 CENTRE FOR COGNITIVE SCIENCE

 TEMPORARY LECTURESHIP IN

 NEURAL NETWORKS/COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS/
 FORMAL SEMANTICS

Applications are invited for a temporary lectureship in the Centre for
Cognitive Science. CCS is the only postgraduate centre in the UK
devoted entirely to teaching and research in cognitive science. CCS
offers a one year MSc-course in "Cognitive Science and Natural
Language" and a three year interdisciplinary PhD programme. Candidates
should have a PhD (or equivalent experience) or expect to have
submitted their dissertations by Sept 1995 and be able to teach and
supervise MSc and PhD students in one or more of the following areas:
computational linguistics, formal semantics, neural networks.
Preference will be given to candidates who complement available
expertise in the Centre and who have a clear commitment to
interdisciplinary research.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach two modules in the
MSc course, to supervise MSc projects in his/her area and to
contribute to the Centre's research programme.

The post is available from 1 October 1995 to 30 September 1996. The
appointment will be on the Lecturer A scale (14,756-19,326 pounds per
annum, under review). The starting salary will depend on age,
qualifications and experience. Provision is available for membership
of the University's Superannuation Scheme. Since this is a one year
appointment, we can only consider applications from EU residents for
reasons having to do with work permits.

Applications should include CV, an outline of teaching and research
experience and interests and the names and email addresses or FAX
numbers of two referees. Applications (six copies) should be sent to
the address below. Relevant information about the teaching programme
in CCS and its teaching and research staff can be found via WWW:
http://www.cogsci.ed.ac.uk/ccs/home.html.

Deadline for receipt of applications 26 May, 1995.

 Dr Elisabet Engdahl, Head of Department
 Centre for Cognitive Science
 2 Buccleuch Place
 Edinburgh EH8 9LW

 engdahlcogsci.ed.ac.uk
 phone:44 0131 650-4667
 fax: 44 0131 650-6626
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Message 2: Job in African linguistics

Date: Thu, 4 May 1995 10:29:18 -Job in African linguistics
From: Harry Howard <howardmailhost.tcs.tulane.edu>
Subject: Job in African linguistics

Tulane University, Department of Anthropology, invites applications for a
faculty position in African linguistics to start in August 1996, pending
administrative approval. Tenure track; Assistant or Associate Professor,
depending on qualifications. Language specialization: language(s) of
subSaharan Africa. Topical specialization: open. Teaching responsibilities
include undergraduate and graduate linguistics courses, a seminar in one's
specialty, and curricular support of the African and Diaspora Studies Program.
Previous teaching experience required. Submit letters of application,
curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three referees to the Chair,
Linguistics Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Tulane University,
New Orleans, LA 70118. E-mail address is gaspardmailhost.tcs.tulane.edu.
Consideration of applications will begin in May 1995, and the search will
remain open until a qualified candidate is found. EO/AA
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Message 3: job, lector in Japanese language (SOAS, University of London)

Date: 3 May 1995 17:07:48GMT
From: <hh5soas.ac.uk>
Subject: job, lector in Japanese language (SOAS, University of London)

Lector Position in Japanese Language at SOAS, University of London

1. #16K --- # 19 and 1/2 K p.a. pro rata
2. full-time two term position (15/09/95 - 31/03/96) (temporary)
3. the successful candidate should have teaching experience in modern
Japanse language (preferable at university level)
4. an advanced degree in applied linguistics is desirable
5. duties will include both elementary and intermediate instruction
6. the starting date will be the 15th of September, 1995
7. application forms and further particulars may be obtained from the
personnel office at School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in the
University of London

Address:
Personnel Office
School of Oriental and African Studies
University of London
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
LONDON WC1H OXG
Tel. 0171-323 6189 (10:30 am to 2:00 pm)
Fax. 0171-436 3844

- closing date: the 24th of May, 1995

SOAS is an equal opportunities employer.
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