LINGUIST List 8.973

Tue Jul 1 1997

Jobs: English, Research Position

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  1. Euen Jung, English teaching job
  2. Joachim Niehren, Research POSITION AVAILABLE

Message 1: English teaching job

Date: Wed, 25 Jun 1997 20:05:11 -0400 (EDT)
From: Euen Jung <>
Subject: English teaching job

 We would like to announce the EFL teaching job position in Seoul,
South Korea. Korea University, one of the top universities in Korea, is
looking for native speakers of English who can teach English
conversations at the college level, mostly freshmen, beginning this 
 September. Those who cannot teach beginning this September, but are
interested in teaching beginning March, 1998 are also greatly
encouraged to apply for the job.
are already 25 English native speakers at Korea University (KU)
teaching English, and KU is looking for more faculty members. AS
recently reported in the Washington Post (May issue), many native
speakers of English from U.S. or Canada are coming to Korea to teach
English and enjoy life here in Korea and make good money, in addition to
EFL teaching experiences. The followings are the short descriptions of the

: must have a M.S. or M.A. in either in TESOL or Applied LInguistics. (or
who is in the final semester of his/her program and is interested in
gathering the data here for the thesis. Actually, one of the English
teachers at KU is writing her thesis based on the data she has been
gathering in class. She is interested in comparing the American culture
Korean culture, Sociolinguistics students might be interested in the
similar topic). 

1. Contract Term: initially appointed for a period of 1 year, renewable by
mutual consent.

2.Salary: $2,200 per month
Bonuses: first year of employment: 3 months salary
 second and subsequent years of employment: 4 months salary
Plus Severance Pay of one month's salary for each complete year worked.
Salary and bonuses will be paid without deduction of Korean taxes for the
first two years of employment.

3. Holiday: 2 months paid holiday per year

4. health Insurance: good quality and reasonably priced. $ 14 per month,
including routine dental treatment, covering 50 % of medical costs for
treatment of minor ailments such as influenza and 80 % of the costs for
serious illness.

5.Housing: The University provides fully furnished dormitory for Foreign
Language teachers, which is within walking distance of the campus.
$330.00 per month, exclusive of utilities. Fully furnished with TV set,
telephone, one set of bed linen, and cooking and eating utensils. A common
laundry room is provided with coin-operated washing machines and dryers.
The interested applicant may arrange his or her own accommodation if he or
she wishes.

6. Air fare ticket will be paid by the University.

7. Working Hours and Teaching: 16 hours per week and may also be required
to teach 1-5 hours of overtime, for which the standard overtime rate will
be received.
The autumn Term starts at the end of August and ends at mid DEcember.
Spring term runs from the beginning of March to the end of June.
Most of the students in class are freshmen, and the class is most focused
English conversations. 

For more detail, please contact us at the following address:

The Institute of Foreign Language Studies at Korea University

Tel> 82-2-921-0068, FAX> 82-2-921-0069

Or please contact Sarah Jung (graduate student in the Dept. of Lingusitics
at Georgetown UNiversity) at the following address:
 TEl> (703) 528-8482

Please contact us ASAP, if you are interested in the job. The
interested applicant and Korea University should contact each other by
July 20th
at the latest.
Thank you.


Sarah Jung 
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Message 2: Research POSITION AVAILABLE

Date: Fri, 27 Jun 1997 15:06:25 +0200 (MET DST)
From: Joachim Niehren <>

 Department of Computational Linguistics
 Universitaet des Saarlandes, Saarbruecken, Germany

A position of a researcher in computational linguists is available, 
in a collaboration with computer science. The position is part of 
the CHORUS project

in the Special Research Division (SFB) 378, funded by the German 
Science Foundation (DFG). The successful candidate is supposed to 
develop algorithms and architectures for semantic processing of 
natural language. Experience in some of the following areas is 

 - constraints and unification 
 - natural language processing
 - progamming in high-level languages

Applicants should be graduated or hold a Ph.D in computer science 
or computational linguistics.

Duration: 16 months, extendible to 5 years
Salary: BAT2a (DM 60000-75000 per annum)
Begin: preferably September 1, 1997 or slightly later 

Saarbruecken offers an excellent research environment in both computer 
science and computational linguistics. Research in these fields is
conducted at the Universitaet des Saarlandes, the German Center for 
Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), and the Max-Planck Institute for 
Computer Science. More information is available on the world wide web.

Candidates should send a CV, a list of publications, and possibibly 
a list of referees to Dr. Joachim Niehren or Prof. Manfred Pinkal. 
E-mail communiation is encouraged. You can also get in touch with us 
at the ACL conference in Madrid. 
 Manfred Pinkal Joachim Niehren
 Universitaet des Saarlandes Universitaet des Saarlandes 
 Computerlinguistik Fachbereich Informatik
 Postfach 15 11 50
 66041 Saarbruecken 66041 Saarbruecken 
 Germany Germany

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