LINGUIST List 9.1175

Fri Aug 21 1998

Jobs: Spanish/SLA, NLP/MT

Editor for this issue: Martin Jacobsen <>


  1. talkasey, Spanish/SLA
  2. Patrick Perrin, NLP/MT

Message 1: Spanish/SLA

Date: Thu, 20 Aug 1998 16:42:20 -0500
From: talkasey <>
Subject: Spanish/SLA

The Department of Modern Languages at Carnegie Mellon University
invites applications for one (1) position as a Visiting Assistant
Professor of Spanish and Second Language Acquisition to begin in
January 1999 for 18 months. This is a temporary replacement position.

Responsibilities include teaching a balance of undergraduate and
graduate courses with a typical load of one undergraduate Spanish
language course in a culturally-oriented program and one SLA course at
the undergraduate or graduate level each semester. Ideal candidates
will have a strong commitment to undergraduate education, research
interests at the graduate level, interdisciplinary interests beyond
their own field of expertise, and enthusiasm for participating in a
relatively new doctoral program in second language acquisition.

Requirements: Ph.D. in second language acquisition, applied
linguistics, or a relevant area of linguistics; a strong publication
and research record; and evidence of effective undergraduate teaching
in Spanish. Applicants should possess native or near-native
proficiency in Spanish

Procedure: Applicants should send a letter of application indicating
any professional conferences that they plan to attend during Fall
1998, a curriculum vitae, copies of publications (not to be returned),
and the names and addresses of three prospective references to Chair,
SLA Search Committee, Department of Modern Languages, Baker Hall 160,
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890. Deadline is
September 15, 1998. EEO/AA.
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Message 2: NLP/MT

Date: Fri, 21 Aug 1998 12:43pm
From: Patrick Perrin <>
Subject: NLP/MT

Logos Corporation

Logos has been a leader in machine translation software and services
for more than 25 years. We invite outstanding applications for several
positions as computational linguists and computer
scientists. Successful candidates will have demonstrated a strong
interest in and ability to develop applications in one or more of the
following: AI or cognitive science (esp. NLP and MT), machine learning
(esp. probabilistic models), statistical methods/models for NLP/MT,
OOP, GUI, Java/C++, databases, and knowledge of a foreign language
(esp. any romance language or Japanese). Applications consisting of a
resume, a letter of motivation, and a list of references are to be
sent to: Dr. Patrick Perrin, Senior Project Manager, Logos
Corporation, 200 Valley Rd., Suite 400, Mount Arlington, NJ 07856,
email:, fax: (973) 398-6102, or (800)
564-6768. Open until all positions are filled. Logos is an AA/EOE
committed to nondiscrimination. M/F/D/V encouraged.
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