LINGUIST List 7.159

Thu Feb 1 1996

Jobs: Japanese, English Ling, MT: Protugese, German

Editor for this issue: Ljuba Veselinova <lveselinemunix.emich.edu>


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  1. forsythouvaxa.cats.ohiou.edu, forsythouvaxa.cats.ohiou.edu
  2. mmalcolm crawford, POSITION AVAILABLE: Lectureship/Senior Lectureship -- English Language and Ling uistics -- University of Sheffield
  3. Viola Giulia Miglio, Job posting: Director, Maryland English Institute
  4. Eric.NybergNL.CS.CMU.EDU, US-PA-Pittsburgh Machine Translation Language Developer (Portuguese), CMU
  5. Eric.NybergNL.CS.CMU.EDU, US-PA-Pittsburgh Machine Translation Language Developer (German), CMU

Message 1: forsythouvaxa.cats.ohiou.edu

Date: Wed, 31 Jan 1996 14:47:17 EST
From: forsythouvaxa.cats.ohiou.edu <forsythouvaxa.cats.ohiou.edu>
Subject: forsythouvaxa.cats.ohiou.edu
	POSITION AVAILABLE

Assistant Professor of Linguistics to teach Japanese Language (Tenure
Track)

MINUMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Ph.D. in Japanese language, linguistics or foreign language education.
Native or near native competence in Japanese language. Some teaching
experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teach Japanese language courses, develop teaching materials,
participate in Study Abroad Program, conduct research in theoretical
or applied linguistics.

AVAILABLE:

September 1, 1996

SALARY:

Competitive pending availability of funding

Send vita, transcripts, and three recent letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Yoichi Miyamoto, Chair, Search Committee
Department of Linguistics
Room 204G Gordy Hall
Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701-2979

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 21, 1996 (or until position is filled)

OHIO UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.
WOMEN AND MINORITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
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Message 2: POSITION AVAILABLE: Lectureship/Senior Lectureship -- English Language and Ling uistics -- University of Sheffield

Date: Thu, 01 Feb 1996 13:58:39 GMT
From: mmalcolm crawford <m.crawfordshef.ac.uk>
Subject: POSITION AVAILABLE: Lectureship/Senior Lectureship -- English Language and Ling uistics -- University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield

	Department of English Language and Linguistics

	LECTURESHIP/SENIOR LECTURESHIP

Applications are invited for the above post, tenable from September
1996 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointee may have
research interests in any field of Linguistics, but must be willing
and able to teach the syntax of English. The successful candidate
will contribute extensively to the Department's MA programme and, if
the appointment is at a senior level, will play a leading role in the
development of Linguistics within the Department.

Salary will be in the scale for Lecturers Grade A (#15,154 - #19,848
pa) or Grade B (#20,677 - #26,430 pa) or for Senior Lecturers (#27,747
- #31,357 pa), at an appropriate point according to experience.

Further particulars are available from:
The Director of Human Resource Management
The University of Sheffield
Western Bank
Sheffield S10 2TN

Tel: (+44) (0)114 282 4144

Ref R836

The closing date for applications is 12 February 1996


Founded in 1905, the University of Sheffield provides higher
education within a research led environment. We encourage equal
opportunity for all.
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Message 3: Job posting: Director, Maryland English Institute

Date: Thu, 01 Feb 1996 14:36:23 EST
From: Viola Giulia Miglio <violawam.umd.edu>
Subject: Job posting: Director, Maryland English Institute

			Director
		Maryland English Institute
		 University of Maryland
	 	 College Park, MD 20742
			U.S.A.

	The University of Maryland at College Park, the flagship
campus of the University of Maryland, invites applications and
nominations for the position of Director of the Maryland English
Institute (MEI).

	MEI is a self-support unit within the College of Arts and
Humanities, providing English language testing, training and
evaluation for the campus' non-native population, including those
provisionally admitted to the University and international teaching
assistants. In addition, MEI acts as a resource center on matters of
ESL policy, teaching and testing; it also runs an intensive English
program for prospective, non-matriculated students and several
contract programs outside the University.

	Candidates should have an interest in participating in the
College research initiative in second language learning. Some
relevant administrative experience is required; at least 3 years is
preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a
commitment to fostering excellence in all of MEI's activities,
including teaching, faculty professional development, curriculum and
assessment development, initiatives in securing outside contracts and
funding, and research on second language learning and teaching. A
terminal degree, preferably a Ph.D., is highly desirable.

	The University of Maryland is an affirmative action, equal
opportunity employer.

	Applicants should send a letter of interest, a curriculum
vitae and a sample of published work to

	Professor David Lightfoot
	MEI Search
	c/o College of Arts and Humanities
	Francis Scott Key Hall
	University of Maryland
	College Park, MD 20742-7311
	USA

and they should arrange to have three letters of reference sent. For
best consideration, applications should arrive by 1 March 1996.
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Message 4: US-PA-Pittsburgh Machine Translation Language Developer (Portuguese), CMU

Date: Thu, 01 Feb 1996 17:10:52 EST
From: Eric.NybergNL.CS.CMU.EDU <Eric.NybergNL.CS.CMU.EDU>
Subject: US-PA-Pittsburgh Machine Translation Language Developer (Portuguese), CMU

Organization: Carnegie-Mellon University, School of Computer Science
US-PA-Pittsburgh Machine Translation Language Developer (Portuguese),
CMU Portuguese Knowledge Engineer, Machine Translation Applications
The CATALYST project at the Center for Machine Translation, Carnegie
Mellon University, is seeking a talented and energetic individual for
the position of Portuguese Knowledge Engineer.

CATALYST is a large-scale MT application for commercial document
delivery in the domain of heavy machinery. Each Target Language
Knowledge Engineer is responsible for the following tasks:

 * Participate in the development and maintenance of each
 knowledge source for the application (lexicon, grammar,
 interpretation rules, etc.)

 * Integrate system knowledge sources into a run-time delivery module

 * Participate actively in requirements definition and QA

 * Maintain a responsive and professional relationship with customer
 personnel

The successful applicant must have the following qualifications:

 * Native or near-native fluency in Portuguese

 * B.S. in Computer/Information Science, Linguistics, or related
 field; or equivalent experience

 * Ability to work with on-line development tools

 * Experience communicating and working productively within a
 development group

The following skills are also desirable:

 * Coursework in linguistics or computational linguistics

 * Experience in developing machine translation software or other
 types of language processing software

 * Experience with commercial software development and system
 engineering

 * Fluency in French, Spanish, German, Russian, Italian

 * Some familiarity with PERL, C++

Full-time Salaried Position, Salary commensurate with experience

Occasional Travel Required

Contact:	Ken Butler			Phone: (412) 268-7952
		Center for Machine Translation	Fax: (412) 268-6298
		Carnegie Mellon University	EMail: kjbutler+cs.cmu.edu
		Pittsburgh, PA 15213
		USA

Candidates should send a letter of application, a current vita, at
least three letters of reference, and representative samples of their
work. Resumes, cover letters, etc. may be submitted via EMail, in
ASCII or Postscript form. Resumes may also be submitted by fax or
regular mail, but EMail is preferred. Letters of recommendation must
be faxed or mailed. Applicants from abroad may wish to consider
express mail to ensure a timely submission.
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Message 5: US-PA-Pittsburgh Machine Translation Language Developer (German), CMU

Date: Thu, 01 Feb 1996 17:11:18 EST
From: Eric.NybergNL.CS.CMU.EDU <Eric.NybergNL.CS.CMU.EDU>
Subject: US-PA-Pittsburgh Machine Translation Language Developer (German), CMU

Organization: Carnegie-Mellon University, School of Computer Science
US-PA-Pittsburgh Machine Translation Language Developer (German), CMU
German Technical Leader, Machine Translation Applications The CATALYST
project at the Center for Machine Translation, Carnegie Mellon
University, is seeking a talented and energetic individual for the
position of German Technical Leader.

CATALYST is a large-scale MT application for commercial document
delivery in the domain of heavy machinery. Each Target Language
Technical Leader is responsible for the following tasks:

 * Work with project leaders to define workplan and schedule for
 target language module development, deployment and maintenance

 * Supervise and participate in the development and maintenance of each
 knowledge source for the application (lexicon, grammar,
 interpretation rules, etc.)

 * Integrate system knowledge sources into a run-time delivery module

 * Participate actively in requirements definition and QA

 * Maintain a responsive and professional relationship with customer
 personnel

The successful applicant must have the following qualifications:

 * Native or near-native fluency in German

 * M.S. in Computer/Information Science (or related field),
 or equivalent experience

 * Strong programming skills in Lisp and Unix

 * Experience communicating and working productively within a
 development group

 * Experience in designing and implementing multi-module software systems

The following skills are also desirable:

 * Coursework in linguistics or computational linguistics

 * Experience in developing machine translation software or other
 types of language processing software

 * Experience with commercial software development and system
 engineering

 * Fluency in French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Italian

 * Some familiarity with PERL, C++

Full-time Salaried Position, Salary commensurate with experience

Occasional Travel Required

Contact:	Ken Butler			Phone: (412) 268-7952
		Center for Machine Translation	Fax: (412) 268-6298
		Carnegie Mellon University	EMail: kjbutler+cs.cmu.edu
		Pittsburgh, PA 15213
		USA

Candidates should send a letter of application, a current vita, at
least three letters of reference, and representative samples of their
work. Resumes, cover letters, etc. may be submitted via EMail, in
ASCII or Postscript form. Resumes may also be submitted by fax or
regular mail, but EMail is preferred. Letters of recommendation must
be faxed or mailed. Applicants from abroad may wish to consider
express mail to ensure a timely submission.
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