LINGUIST List 7.1390

Mon Oct 7 1996

Jobs: Software Engineer, Phonology in Duesseldorf

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  1. Ian Johnson, Job Opportunity for a Software Engineer
  2. Dieter Wunderlich, job in phonology

Message 1: Job Opportunity for a Software Engineer

Date: Mon, 07 Oct 1996 14:03:14 BST
From: Ian Johnson <>
Subject: Job Opportunity for a Software Engineer
Job Opportunity for a Software Engineer

Sharp Laboratories of Europe Ltd based in Oxford are looking for
a Software Engineer to join the Language Technology group working
on a variety of natural language applications involving
dictionaries, translation and information retrieval.

Candidates should possess a good Honours degree in Computer
Science and between 2 to 5 years industrial experience,
preferably in a production environment. We require industrial
development level skills in C/C++ especially on PCs and knowledge
of graphical user interface design.

Specific knowledge and experience of one or more of the following
would also be an advantage:

 - Internet programming (e.g. Netscape plug-ins, Java, HTML)
 - automata theory and compiling techniques
 - data compression
 - formal specification
 - symbolic programming languages
 - software localisation
 - foreign language(s)

The successful applicant will initially be responsible for
developing multi-platform natural language application software
for delivery to product development divisions. Further duties
will include administration of the group's Sun and PC network.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with good communication
skills, maturity, initiative and flexibility who enjoys working
in a team.

Sharp Laboratories of Europe Ltd, founded in 1990, is the
European Research Centre of Sharp Corporation, Japan. We are
situated in a new laboratory in the green surroundings of the
Oxford Science Park, two miles south of Oxford city centre and
the University. A brand new building for the second phase of
expansion of the laboratories activities has just been opened. We
offer competitive salaries and benefits commensurate with our
position as a major multinational electronics company.

To apply, please send your curriculum vitae and the names of two
referees to Ms Adele Taylor at the address below, quoting the
reference LT-SE-96. The closing date for receipt of applications
is 15 November 1996.

Sharp Laboratories of Europe Ltd.
Edmund Halley Road
Oxford Science Park
Telephone: 01865 747711
Telefax: 01865 747717
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Message 2: job in phonology

Date: Mon, 07 Oct 1996 14:55:07 +0200
From: Dieter Wunderlich <>
Subject: job in phonology

Job announcement: Phonology in Duesseldorf

Am Seminar fuer Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft der Heinrich-Heine
Universitaet Duesseldorf ist ab sofort auf 5 bis 6 Jahre eine
ganze Promovierten-Stelle zu besetzen.

Wir suchen Bewerberinnen oder Bewerber mit einem Schwerpunkt in
Phonologie. In der Lehre sollten auch Veranstaltungen zur Syntax
oder Morphologie uebernommen werden. Erwartet wird die Mitarbeit
im Sonderforschungsbereich "Theorie des Lexikons" und die Absicht
zur Habilitation.

Bewerbungsunterlagen bis 10. November 1996 schriftlich erbeten
an: Prof. Dr. Dieter Wunderlich, Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft,
Universitaetsstr.1, 40225 Duesseldorf.

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