LINGUIST List 7.420

Thu Mar 21 1996

Jobs: NLP, English Lx, Second Lg Acquisition/ESL

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  1. Pernilla Danielsson, JOB AVAILABLE: NLP/Language Engineering
  2. Hummel, English Linguistics
  3. Roderick A. Jacobs, Assistant or Associate Professor Position Hawai'i

Message 1: JOB AVAILABLE: NLP/Language Engineering

Date: Thu, 21 Mar 1996 16:53:11 +0100
From: Pernilla Danielsson <>
Subject: JOB AVAILABLE: NLP/Language Engineering

This is a paraphrase of the announcement that appeared for the
position as full professor at G"teborgs universitet (G"teborg
University), Sweden. All the facts are here, but it is not a direct

The University announces a tenure position in Natural Language
Processing especially lexicology. The position is to be held in the
Department of Swedish. Eligible are those who can demonstrate
scholarly and teaching ability.

Applicants must append the following to their application:

	1.) A short summary of their scholarly and teaching activities
	 in four copies.

	2.) A witnessed summary of merits, together with a list of
	 scholarly, educational and other works which should be
	 taken into consideration.

	3.) Four copies of degrees and other documents that the
	 applicant would like to appeal to.

	4.) At most 10 works (four copies of each) that the applicant
	 would like to offer as proof of ability. These should
	 preferable be sent in as four separate packages, as they
	 will be turned over to individuals who will judge them.

Item 1 and 2 must have arrived at the university no later than April
11, 1995. (There have been occasions where they have arrived by fax on
the last day. Probably not to be recommended. My remarks. Not to be
found in the official document). Items 3 and 4 must be delivered at
that time, or a separate application should be made (due at the same
time) in which are listed the contents of what you intend to send in
under 3 and 4. (Either turn it in at that time, or give them a list of
what you do intend to turn in). If you do not send in 3 and 4 at the
time of your application, then they must be sent in within 3 weeks
after the final date of application.

The Chairman of the Department, Lars-Gunnar Andersson,
can provide further details. His telephone
number is +46 31 773 4465 (where 46 is the international number for
Sweden and + is whatever you use to get to your long-distance service).
(His e-mail is

Union representatives are S"oren Sagne, +46 31 773 1989 and Jan
Theliander, +46 31 773 1167 and Lennart Olsson, +46 31 773 1173.

The application, together with the reference number (E 311 590/95)
should be addressed to: Rektor, G"teborgs universitet, Registrator,
Vasaparken, S-411 24 G"OTEBORG.


In Sweden we don't use the terms tenure or tenure-track. This position
is not time-limited and will not be up for evaluation or anything like
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Message 2: English Linguistics

Date: Thu, 21 Mar 1996 11:14:30 EST
From: Hummel <>
Subject: English Linguistics

Tenure-track position in English language and linguistics

The Dept of Languages and Linguistics at Laval University is inviting
applicati ons for a tenure-track position in English as a second or
foreign language (ESL ,EFL). The position must be filled by June 1,


Teaching in the English language and linguistics and TESL programs,
especially courses in descriptive and corrective phonetics and
phonology. Research in the discipline of English linguistics;
supervision of graduate students.

General Qualifications

Ph.D in a related field. Specialization in descriptive and corrective
phonetics and phonology of English. Experience in teaching English as
a second language wil be considered an asset. Research and
publications in the discipline. Aptitude for team work. Native
proficiency in English and excellent knowledge of French.
Applicationsshould be received no later than April, 15, 1996, and will
be kept strictly confidential. Applicants should forward a complete,
up-to-date curriculum vitae, a sample of major publications, as well
as the names and addresses of three references, to:

Monsieur le directeur
Departement de langues et linguistique
Faculte des lettres
Universite Laval
Ste-Foy, Quebec Canada
G1K 7P4

N.B.: In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority
will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. In
compliance with its employment equity program, Laval University
intends to hire women in half of its vacant positions.
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Message 3: Assistant or Associate Professor Position Hawai'i

Date: Thu, 21 Mar 1996 14:32:47 -1000
From: Roderick A. Jacobs <>
Subject: Assistant or Associate Professor Position Hawai'i

The Department of English as a Second Language at the University of
Hawai'i is looking to fill a tenure-track Assistant or Associate
Professor position

(Position #83294) with a qualified applicant having major
specialization (publications and instructional competence) in one or
both of the following two areas-language use and language
socialization in multilingual societies, second language qualitative
research methodology. Appointment to begin January 1, 1997, or August
1, 1997, pending availability of position and funding.

Minimum qualifications: Doctorate in Second Language Acquisition, ESL,
applied linguistics, or closely related field; ability to carry out
research in the above major area(s) of specialization; demonstrated
research ability evidenced by publication in journals or books; second
or foreign language teaching experience; demonstrated excellence in

Added minimum qualifications for Associate Rank: Strong record of
scholarly achievement, including publications in the major journals
and presses in the field; prior appointment at the rank of associate
at a comparable university, or a minimum of four years full-time
teaching at the rank of assistant.

Desirable qualifications: Research or instructional competence in one
or more of the following areas: pidgin and creole languages,
sociolinguistics and second languages, bilingual education, and second
language analysis; experience in Asia or the Pacific basin, especially
Hawai'i; prior teaching experience in an ESL or equivalent graduate
program; teacher training experience.

Minimum Salary Range: $34,644 (Assistant); $43,824 (Associate).

Applications with appropriate documentation should be submitted by August
1, 1996, to:

 Dr. Roderick A. Jacobs, Chair
 Department of ESL
 University of Hawai'i
 1890 East West Road
 Honolulu, Hawai'i 96822, USA

Please do not respond by e-mail!

Roderick A. Jacobs
Professor of Linguistics & ESL Tel: 808/956-2800
Chair, Dept. of English as a Second Language Fax: 808/956-2802
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
1890 East-West Road PhD program in Second
Honolulu, HI 96822, USA Language Acquisition
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