LINGUIST List 9.1169

Wed Aug 19 1998

Jobs: Research Associate (Corpora), ESL (Japan)

Editor for this issue: Martin Jacobsen <>


  1. Antoinette Renouf, Research Associate
  2. KOGA Keisuke, ESL (Japan)

Message 1: Research Associate

Date: Wed, 19 Aug 1998 13:51:29 +0100
From: Antoinette Renouf <>
Subject: Research Associate

 Research and Development Unit for English Studies

 Post of Research Assistant/Associate

A vacancy has arisen in the Unit for a computer science graduate with
an interest in language.

The starting date will be as soon as possible and the post will, in
the first instance, run until the end of September 2000. It relates
primarily to the main Unit activity for that period, namely an EPSRC
funded research project known as APRIL, concerned with the development
of an automated system of classification for the rare, newly-occurring
words in journalistic text. There will also be some involvement with
other aspects of Unit work as required.

The Research Assistant/Associate will work under the supervision of
the Research Fellow responsible for the computing tasks in the Unit,
reporting also to the Director of the Unit.

Skills Required for the APRIL Project

- at least one year's full-time (or equivalent) experience of
 programming in C in a Unix environment is essential
- experience in programming in PERL is desirable
- familiarity with Unix tools, such as `awk', is also desirable

Duties Associated with the APRIL Project

- familiarisation with Unit computing resources and software
- development of project software
- attendance and presentation at conferences as required

Other Duties within the Unit will include:

- familiarisation with Unit approach to large-scale text handling
 and corpus creation
- revision and improvement of existing text manipulation software
- some systems administration tasks
- occasional provision of data for people outside the Unit

Further particulars and details of the application procedure may be
requested from the Director of Personnel, The University of Liverpool,
Liverpool L69 3BX.

The closing date for applications is Sept. 8th, 1998.

The University of Liverpool is committed to Equal Opportunities.
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Message 2: ESL (Japan)

Date: Wed, 19 Aug 1998 16:12:48 +0900 (JST)
From: KOGA Keisuke <>
Subject: ESL (Japan)

Position at Fukuoka University in Japan

The Faculty of Humanities, Fukuoka University is seeking a native
speaker of English to teach ESL classes and courses for linguistic
studies of English and related fields.

Position: Lecturer or Associate Professor

Starting Date: April 1, 1999

Qualifications: Native speaker of English with Ph.D in linguistics or
equivalent academic achievement, skilled in communicative Japanese

Responsibilities: Teaching six classes per week (ESL classes and one
or two linguistics classes), about 30 weeks per year, and other
job-related duties.

Contract: Three-year contract, renewable

To apply, send us the following documents by the end of 
1. 	curriculum vitae with a photograph
2. 	a copy of each diploma
3. 	a list of your academic publications
4. 	three of your published papers (& all books if any)

Send Application to:
Prof. Seiya Mamoto
Dean, Faculty of Humanities,
Fukuoka University
8-19-1 Nanakuma, Jonan-ku,
Fukuoka 814-0180

For more information, contact:
Keisuke Koga
Phone: 81-92-871-6631 (ex.3531)
Fax: 81-92-864-2864
(092 instead of 81-92 when calling from inside Japan)
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