LINGUIST List 7.1253

Tue Sep 10 1996

Jobs: Spoken lg systems, Memorial U/Newfoundland, Northwestern

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  1. Dale Russell, Job: Spoken Lg Systems at Motorola
  2. Irene Mazurkewich, Ling at Memorial U of Newfoundland
  3. Gregory Ward, Linguistics at Northwestern University

Message 1: Job: Spoken Lg Systems at Motorola

Date: Mon, 09 Sep 1996 08:56:32 CDT
From: Dale Russell <>
Subject: Job: Spoken Lg Systems at Motorola

I was asked to post the following job offering by my supervisor, who
is not on the list. Please respond to the address given below, not to
me or to the LINGUIST List.

*** Research Position at Motorola Corporate Research Laboratories ***

Motorola, Inc. has an opening for an individual to research and
develop spoken language systems at the Motorola Corporate Research
Center in Schaumburg, Illinois. This researcher will be a member of an
interdisciplinary team exploring the integration of speech
recognition, speech synthesis, and natural language processing
technologies for product applications of man-machine
communications. The duties of the position include applied research,
software development, and transfer of developed technologies to
product groups. Innovation in research and applications of technology
is the standard for all members of the team.

Experience in natural language processing is required. In particular
concentration in developing spoken language parsers, grammars for
spoken language, dialogue models, or integrated spoken language
applications is desired. A Ph.D., or direct experience in one of these
areas, is desired. Strong candidates with Masters degree will also be
considered. Programming skills in C++ and object oriented programming
are required.

Please send resume and cover letter by October 31, 1996 to be
considered for this position. The reference number for this position,
T1521, should be included in any correspondences.

To: Motorola, Inc.
 Corporate Staffing Office
 1303 E. Algonquin Road
 Schaumburg, IL 60196

Fax: (847) 538-4688

Motorola is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We
welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce.
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Message 2: Ling at Memorial U of Newfoundland

Date: Mon, 09 Sep 1996 20:59:22 -0230
From: Irene Mazurkewich <>
Subject: Ling at Memorial U of Newfoundland
Regular Term Appointment (Two years)

The Linguistics Department, Memorial University of Newfoundland, is
seeking to make a two-year regular term appointment at the rank of
Lecturer or Assistant Professor, effective 1 January 1997, subject to
budgetary approval. Qualifications: PhD in Linguistics, preferably in
phonology or syntax, and a demonstrated record of effective teaching and
research publications. Duties to include teaching a variety of
linguistics courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as
graduate student guidance. Deadline for receipt of applications: 31
October 1996.

Applications, including curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, any
supporting documents (such as teaching evaluations), and the names of
three referees, should be sent to:

Dr. I. Mazurkewich, Head
Department of Linguistics
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NF
A1B 3X9

Memorial University is committed to employment equity.

In accordance with Canadian immigration regulations, this advertisement
is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
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Message 3: Linguistics at Northwestern University

Date: Tue, 10 Sep 1996 10:27:43 CDT
From: Gregory Ward <>
Subject: Linguistics at Northwestern University

The Department of Linguistics at Northwestern University announces a
full-time tenure-track position in syntax at the assistant professor
level, pending final approval. The starting date for the position is
September 1, 1997.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in linguistics or a related field by the
starting date of the position. We are seeking candidates with a
primary specialization in syntax, as well as additional expertise in
one or more of the following areas: language typology, formal
semantics, quantitative sociolinguistics, and bilingualism.
Preference will be given to candidates with publications beyond the
dissertation and teaching skills of demonstrably high quality.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

To receive fullest consideration, applications should reach
Northwestern by December 16, 1996. The application should include the
candidate's CV (indicating an e-mail address), a statement of research
and teaching interests, reprints or other written work, teaching
evaluations (if available), and the names of three references.
Candidates should arrange to have the letters of reference sent
directly to the search committee. Send materials to:

		Syntax Search Committee
		Department of Linguistics
		Northwestern University
		2016 Sheridan Road
		Evanston, IL 60208-4090

		(Tel: 847-491-7020, Fax: 847-491-3770)

E-mail inquiries should be directed to Beth Levin, the chair of the
search committee, at The web page for the Department

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer, and applications from minority and women candidates are
especially welcome.
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