LINGUIST List 7.1481

Mon Oct 21 1996

Jobs: Ling at Soochow U, Reed job URL, Software engineer

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  1. Jennifer meei yau Wei, linguist job, Soochow University
  2. "John B. Haviland", Reed replacement job ad
  3. Ian Johnson, Software Engineer at Sharp - Language Technology

Message 1: linguist job, Soochow University

Date: Mon, 21 Oct 1996 07:22:59 +0800
From: Jennifer meei yau Wei <>
Subject: linguist job, Soochow University

Soochow University, English Department invites applications for tenure
track assistant professor and/or associate professor in linguistics to
begin in August, 1997. Applicants must have sound training in
linguistic theory as well as experience and a willingness to conduct
research. Willingness to complement the existing strengths of the
English program is expected. Preference will be given to those whose
curriculum and research interests complement those of the faculty.
Submit statement of teaching and research interests, resume, and three
reference letters to

 Grace Ma, Chairman
 English Department
 Soochow University
 Taipei, Taiwan 11102
 Fax: (02)881-7609

by the end of December, 1996. Qualified applicants will be
interviewed in late February, 1997.

Jennifer M. Wei
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Message 2: Reed replacement job ad

Date: Sun, 20 Oct 1996 12:19:00 PDT
From: "John B. Haviland" <>
Subject: Reed replacement job ad

In response to the excellent suggestion from Larry Selinker, here is
the URL to the text of the job announcement for a one-year replacement
position at Reed College for 1997-98. John Haviland
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Message 3: Software Engineer at Sharp - Language Technology

Date: Mon, 21 Oct 1996 16:27:30 BST
From: Ian Johnson <>
Subject: Software Engineer at Sharp - Language Technology
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

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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