LINGUIST List 8.576

Wed Apr 23 1997

Jobs: Text corpora/computational lexica, EFL

Editor for this issue: Anthony Rodrigues Aristar <>


  1. Esther Koenig-Baumer, Position: text corpora exploration / information retrieval
  2. Jong-Bok Kim, Jobs: EFL teachers

Message 1: Position: text corpora exploration / information retrieval

Date: Tue, 22 Apr 1997 22:46:20 +0200 (MET DST)
From: Esther Koenig-Baumer <estherIMS.Uni-Stuttgart.DE>
Subject: Position: text corpora exploration / information retrieval

The Institute for Natural Language Processing (Institut fuer
maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung) of Stuttgart University is seeking a
computer scientist or computational linguist to join the text
corpora/computational lexicons team of its Computational Linguistics
department. The position is rated BAT-IIa (ca. 30-35 KECU per year,
depending on age), available initially for one year with a planned
medium term extension (of ca. 2 to 3 years).

Successful candidates hold a Diploma in Computer Science (M. Sc.) or in
Computational Linguistics, or an equivalent diploma, have programming
skills and experience in C and preferably experience in work with
SGML. Knowledge and experience in Information Retrieval is considered
a major plus. Additional experience with one or more of C++, Perl, Java, 
or Javascript is an advantage, but not a precondition for employment.

The position should be filled by July 1st, 1997 or earlier. It is
aimed at the design and implementation of tools for the computational
linguistic analysis of large textual corpora and at the development of
corpus query tools, as well as at their application in research,
development and service projects. Possibility for Ph.D. work.

If you are interested, check the home page of IMS
( and its Web pages on
corpora, tools and services etc. Send your application with
the usual documentation before May 12, 1997, to 

Universitaet Stuttgart
Institut fuer maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung
- Computerlinguistik --
z.Hd. Herr Dr. Ulrich Heid
Azenbergstr. 12
D 70174 Stuttgart.

Prof. Dr. Christian Rohrer
Dr. Ulrich Heid

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Message 2: Jobs: EFL teachers

Date: Wed, 23 Apr 1997 14:46:17 +0000
From: Jong-Bok Kim <>
Subject: Jobs: EFL teachers

The Foreign Language Education Center of Seowon University 
in Korea is seeking a few qualified native speakers of English
(the university has over 6,000 undergraduate students and is located in 
Chongju, approximately 2 hours from Seoul). The Center is 
initiating an English Summer Camp from June 30 to August 9, 1997. The center 
would like to hire EFL instructors to teach English in this summer 
camp. Applicants are expected to have the following qualifications:
 1. Master's degree in any field or Bachelor's degree in
 English, English Education, TESOL, Linguistics, or
 ESL teaching certificate
 2. Previous teaching experience and enthusiasm for Teaching
 (Minors in Business or Dancing are also preferred)
The EFL instructors will teach one hour conversation class, lead two
hour discussion sessions, and take field trips with students.
The stipend includes US$1,500, a free roundtrip air ticket, and free room 
and board during the summer camp. If the hired instructors successfully 
perform their duties in the camp, they will be seriously considered for
the position of the university's full-time EFL lecturers from the beginning
of the '97 fall semester.

Interested person should airmail, fax, or email the letter of interest and 
resume to the following:

Dr. Dae-Bin Kim
Academic Advisor 
Foreign Language Education Center
Seowon University
231 Mochung-dong, Chongju-si,
Choongbuk, Korea 361-140
Tel: (o) 2-82-431-61-8524/(r) 2-82-342-712-8206

Fax: 2-82-431-61-8248
E-mail address:

The DEADLINE for the application is May 10, 1997.

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