LINGUIST List 7.430

Fri Mar 22 1996

Jobs: HTML publisher, Machine Translation

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  1. Khuned Sachdev, HTML publisher
  2. E.J. Adolphson (Eric), Jobs: Machine Translation

Message 1: HTML publisher

Date: Fri, 22 Mar 1996 12:13:22 +0700
From: Khuned Sachdev <>
Subject: HTML publisher

An on-line commerce startup in Bangkok requires a dedicated excellent
html publisher to work as COO. Pay is performance related and
depending on the abilty. Business acumen is an advantage.

Contact info
Khuned Sachdev
NetProfit Inc.
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Message 2: Jobs: Machine Translation

Date: Fri, 22 Mar 1996 08:41:29 CST
From: E.J. Adolphson (Eric) <>
Subject: Jobs: Machine Translation

Positions Available (Redefinition of previously posted position

Caterpillar Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of earthmoving
equipment, is currently developing a state-of-the-art computer
translation system. The Caterpillar Automatic Machine Translation
(AMT) system includes a system of controlled English called
Caterpillar Technical English (CTE). The technical writer's CTE input
is monitored by linguistic software integrated into the authoring
system. The controlled input is then translated by machine into the
target languages.

Caterpillar is seeking qualified individuals to help with the
development and maintenance of this system. There are two major
classes of position available: 1) linguist/lexicographer; and 2)
linguist/computational linguist.

1. Candidates for the Linguist/lexicographer position must possess
skills in linguistics PLUS at least three of the following areas:

	Technical Writing 
	Semantic Domain Modeling
	Heavy Equipment Terminology
	Lexical Semantics/Lexicography
	Project Management

In addition, preferred candidates for this position will also have
knowledge of one or more of the following areas:

	Mechanical Engineering
	Unix (AIX) computing environments
	Automotive Electronics

2. Candidates for the Computational Linguist position must possess
skills in the following areas:

	Computational Linguistics
	Programming skills in C, C++ and LISP in a Unix environment

In addition, preferred candidates will also have knowledge of one
or more of the following areas:

	Management/design of large-scale production machine
translation systems
	Data Base Administration

An M.A. or equivalent experience in an appropriate area is
required. Send applications, including a letter of interest and
experience, a resume or C.V., and the names, addresses, and phone
numbers of three references to:

	Dr. Christine Kamprath
	Senior Computational Linguist
	AMT/CTE Project
	Technical Information Department
	Building N1-AD3280
	600 W. Washington Street
	East Peoria, IL 61630-0371

Screening of applicants will begin April 15, 1996. Early application
is preferable, but applications will be screened until suitable
candidates are selected. Applications may be sent by fax or by mail;
queries about the positions will be accepted by phone or e-mail as
well. The positions will begin as soon as possible after selection.

e-mail		fax		(309) 675-9773
				phone		(309) 675-7339

If you have already applied for a position with Caterpillar's CTE/AMT
project and would like to be considered as a candidate for one of
these positions, send a letter to the above address to reactivate your
application; include any updates to your resume. You do not need to
resubmit the complete application package.
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