LINGUIST List 8.1384

Mon Sep 29 1997

Jobs: Computer Consultant, Syntax

Editor for this issue: Anita Huang <>


  1. Norval Smith, Computer Consultant(focus on phonetics and phonology)
  2. William A. Kretzschmar, Position in Syntax

Message 1: Computer Consultant(focus on phonetics and phonology)

Date: Mon, 29 Sep 1997 15:40:50 +0100
From: Norval Smith <>
Subject: Computer Consultant(focus on phonetics and phonology)

L&A is a computer consulting firm base in New York with clients in the
Research and Development field. We currently have a Linguistics
opening for a Contract Employee for a minimum of 6 months (with
possible multiple extensions) . The following is a description of the

Location: 	Westchester County, New York (35 miles north of New York

Duration: 	6 months (with possible multiple extensions) .

Salary:		Open

Job Description:

We are looking for a candidate with a degree in linguistics with
particular focus on phonetics and phonology. US and Canadian
dialectology and lexicography is a must. Ability to generate
pronunciations for major European languages (French, German, Spanish
and Italian) of words and names. Demonstrated ability to interact with
researchers, academics, physicians, attorneys and other professionals
on a peer basis. 

Several years experience in speech recognition/experience in
text-to-speech and natural-language processing, preferably as
evidenced by academic publications. 

Demonstrated ability to oversee and administer a project from initial
planning to completion - independently 

Ability to travel approximately 15-25 weeks per year. 

Much preferred to have good communications skills in French (actually
Canadian French is fine).

Edward Pellon
Director of Personnel Services
L&A, Inc.
264 Forest Ave
Rye, NY 10580
(914) 967-9544
(914) 967-3620 fax
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Message 2: Position in Syntax

Date: Mon, 29 Sep 1997 10:30:58 -0400 (EDT)
From: William A. Kretzschmar <>
Subject: Position in Syntax

 The Linguistics Program at the University of Georgia seeks to fill a
tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. The position will
begin in Fall Semester, 1998. We are looking for someone engaged in
ongoing and substantial research in the area of syntax. The successful
applicant will be expected to teach syntax from the first undergraduate
course through the advanced graduate level. Linguistics at Georgia is an
interdisciplinary program, and this position will be located in one of the
departments from which Linguistics faculty are drawn; while the teaching
load for this position is expected to be primarily in syntax, candidates
should be able to show their compatibility with a department in an arts
college. The normal course load will be four courses per year on the
semester system. Candidates with degree in hand by August 1998 will be
 Applicants should send a letter of application and curriculum vitae
to William A. Kretzschmar, Jr, Director, Linguistics Program, University
of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-6205. Candidates who complete applications
before November 15, 1997, will receive full consideration. Interviews
will be conducted at LSA. 
 The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Institution. We encourage applications from minorities and women. 

William A. Kretzschmar, Jr. Phone: 706-542-5099 
Director, Linguistics Program FAX: 706-542-2897 
317 Park Hall Internet:
University of Georgia 
Athens, GA 30602-6205 Information:
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