LINGUIST List 9.1094

Sun Aug 2 1998

Jobs: Computational Ling, Syntax, Chinese

Editor for this issue: Martin Jacobsen <>


  1. Pim van Meurs, Computational Linguist Seattle WA
  2. Michael Flier, Syntax
  3. Zheng-sheng Zhang, Chinese

Message 1: Computational Linguist Seattle WA

Date: Fri, 31 Jul 1998 14:09:30 -0700
From: Pim van Meurs <>
Subject: Computational Linguist Seattle WA

Tegic Communications, a fast growing software company located in
Seattle WA, is looking for a computational linguist. For more
information about our company see our home page at



Computational linguist with experience in software development. Self
motivator who will be responsible for linguistic research and
development to support Tegic's text-input system in a variety of


Degree in computational linguistics with emphasis on lexicography and
morphological analyzers. Strong programming skills are a necessity.


Familiarity with C/C++. Experience with software development.
Preferably someone who has delivered a commercial product. Exposure
to or familiarity with a large number of languages (preferably Eastern
European/Asian). Active participation in the computational linguistic
community. 5+ years of experience in the field.


Familiarity with Perl, Windows NT operating system, compression
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For further information please contact:

Pim van Meurs, tel. (206) 343-7001 ext. 114, or

Please submit a CV and cover letter with an explanation of research
interests/experience, background and programming skills to:


or Fax:
(206) 343-7004 Attn. Human Resources

Pim van Meurs
Senior Engineer,
Linguistic Research and Development
Tegic Communications
(206) 343-7001 (Voice)
(206) 343-7004 (Fax)
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Message 2: Syntax

Date: Fri, 31 Jul 1998 17:16:26 -0400 (EDT)
From: Michael Flier <>
Subject: Syntax

 Professor of Linguistics

 The Department of Linguistics at Harvard has been authorized to make
an appointment at the senior level (tenured full professorship),
effective July 1, 1999. Candidates are expected to provide a
distinguished record of publication and teaching in synchronic
linguistics, preferably with a specialization in generative syntax, or
syntax and a related subfield. They should have a strong commitment
to current theoretical concerns and be actively engaged in the
professional life of the field. Demonstrated effective administrative
experience is desirable.

Applicants are requested to forward a detailed curriculum vitae,
including a complete bibliography, by October 1, 1998, to

 Prof. Michael S. Flier, Chairman
 Linguistics Search Committee
 Department of Linguistics 
 		Harvard University
 305 Boylston Hall
 Cambridge, MA 02138


Harvard University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer. Qualified women and minority candidates are especially
encouraged to apply.

Prof. Michael S. Flier 
Dept. of Slavic Languages and Literatures OR Dept. of Linguistics
Harvard University Harvard University
Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street		 77 Dunster Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 Cambridge, MA 02138
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TEL (617) 495-4065 [Slavic], 495-4054 [Linguistics], 495-7833 [HURI]
 FAX (617) 864-2167 [home]
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Message 3: Chinese

Date: Fri, 31 Jul 1998 21:45:30 -0700 (PDT)
From: Zheng-sheng Zhang <>
Subject: Chinese

The Chinese program in the Dept. of Linguistics and Oriental Languages
at San Diego State University has a tenure-track opening for Chinese
language. The job announcement follows:

Zheng-sheng Zhang
San Diego State University

 The Department of Linguistics and Oriental Languages at San
Diego State University announces a tenure track position at the rank
of Assistant Professor in Chinese language, starting in fall 1999.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. or ABD in one of the following fields:
Chinese language pedagogy, foreign language education, linguistics or
other related areas. Native or near-native fluency in Mandarin and
good knowledge of Chinese language structure necessary. Ability to
teach communicatively at all levels, and work with students from
diverse cultural backgrounds essential. Knowledge of non-Mandarin
dialects and special interests in Business Chinese, advanced reading
and literary Chinese desirable. Demonstrated interests in
inter-disciplinary teaching, research and program development also
 	 Send CV, transcripts, sample syllabi, sample publications and
three letters of recommendation to: Chinese Search Committee,
Department of Linguistics and Oriental Languages, San Diego State
University, San Diego, CA 92182-7727. Review of applications will
start on November 15, 1998, and will continue until the position is
 	SDSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Title IX
Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of
race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital
status, age or disability.
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