LINGUIST List 8.995

Fri Jul 4 1997

Jobs: Syntax specialization, Lexicographer

Editor for this issue: Ann Dizdar <>


  1. Irene Mazurewich, Position Announcement - Linguistics
  2. Christopher J. Gait, SGML/Lexicographer Position North VA

Message 1: Position Announcement - Linguistics

Date: Wed, 02 Jul 1997 16:29:36 -0700
From: Irene Mazurewich <>
Subject: Position Announcement - Linguistics


Irene Mazurewich
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Tenure-Track Appointment

The Linguistics Department, Memorial University of Newfoundland, is
seeking to make a tenure-track appointment, effective 1 January 1998,
subject to budgetary approval.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Linguistics with a primary specialization in
syntax and secondary specializations in morphology and semantics; a
demonstrated record of effective teaching at both undergraduate and
graduate levels, and graduate supervision; and a strong record of
research publications. Deadline for receipt of applications is
September 17, 1997.

Please arrange to send a curriculum vitae, a letter of application and
any supporting documents, and the names of three referees to:

Dr. I. Mazurkewich, Head
Department of Linguistics
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NF, Canada
A1B 3X9
Fax: (709) 737-4000
Memorial University is committed to employment equity.
In accordance with Canadian Immigration regulations, this advertisement 
is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
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Message 2: SGML/Lexicographer Position North VA

Date: Thu, 3 Jul 1997 14:04:20 +0000
From: Christopher J. Gait <>
Subject: SGML/Lexicographer Position North VA

Growing foreign language services company in Arlington, Virginia,
seeks lexicographer with at least 10 years experience in writing,
editing and compiling bilingual dictionaries, glossaries, and managing
computerized lexicographic databases. Working knowledge of SGML
necessary, along with appropriate computer skills, preferably on more
than one hardware platform. Education: MA or MS in linguistics,
languages and literature or related humanistic fields preferred.

Ideal candidate will have worked in coordination of dictionary and/or
glossary development projects, and have experience in lexicographic
system design for implementation in computer database form. This
candidate will have worked in digitizing printed materials in foreign
scripts and obtaining electronic versions of printed documents. S/he
will have worked with SGML (TEI), and will be familiar with more than
one hardware/software computer platform. In addition, s/he will have
worked with more than one language in addition to English, and have
knowledge of international character encoding schemes. Send resumes
ASAP to: DLS/LCGPR, at fax: 703-351-7426, email:;
or mail: Suite 800, 1117 N. 19th St. Arlington, VA 22209

Ken Frook

C. J. Gait
IT Coordinator
Diplomatic Language Services, Arlington, VA
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