LINGUIST List 9.1357

Wed Sep 30 1998

Jobs: General ling, Phonology, Computational

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  1. LChacon1, Tenure-track assistant or associate professor. Ph.D.
  2. Sumru Ozsoy, Temporary Phonology Lectureship
  3. Whittemore, Greg, Computational Linguist

Message 1: Tenure-track assistant or associate professor. Ph.D.

Date: Wed, 30 Sep 1998 08:00:59 EDT
From: LChacon1 <>
Subject: Tenure-track assistant or associate professor. Ph.D.


 LINGUISTICS. Tenure-track assistant or associate professor. Ph.D.
required by the starting date of the position, August 1, 1999. Salary
dependent upon qualifications. Minimum of three years teaching
experience is preferred. Successful candidates must demonstrate a
willingness to strengthen a new Linguistics program. All candidates
must have course work or previous experience in teaching History of
the Language, Sociolinguistics, and Modern English Grammar. Preference
given to candidates with background in additional areas, such as
non-Indo-European languages, Language and Society, and (con)textual
analysis. Must be able to interact well with other departments, such
as anthropology, sociology, communications, and Africana
Studies. Initial screening of selected applicants may occur at the
Modern Language Association Conference in San Francisco on Dec. 27-30,
1998. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names,
addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three references
to Professors Eleanor Agnew and Kathy Albertson, Co-chairs, Search
Committee, Department of Writing and Linguistics, P.O. 8026, Georgia
Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia 30460-8555. POSTMARK
DEADLINE: DECEMBER 10, 1998. The names of applicants and nominees,
resumes, and other general non-evaluative information are subject to
public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern
is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Persons who
need reasonable accommodation(s) in the application process under the
Americans with Disabilities Act should notify the search
chair. Georgia Southern University, a unit of the University System of
Georgia, is the largest and leading center of higher education in the
southern half of Georgia and is third in student enrollment among
public universities, serving approximately 14,000 students. As a
comprehensive, residential university, its mission is strongly
centered on the education of undergraduate students. The University
offers approximately 150 degree programs at the baccalaureate, masters
and doctoral levels through six colleges. Founded in 1906, Georgia
Southern became a regional university in 1990. The 634-acre campus is
located in Statesboro, a community of approximately 30,000 residents,
50 miles northwest of historic Savannah and 200 miles southeast of
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Message 2: Temporary Phonology Lectureship

Date: Wed, 30 Sep 1998 09:42:47 +0300 (EET DST)
From: Sumru Ozsoy <>
Subject: Temporary Phonology Lectureship

Applications are invited for the position of a temporary lectureship in
phonology and general linguistics. The position is in the Department of 
Western Languages and Literatures at Bogazici University, Istanbul, for 
the fall semester of the academic year of 1999-2000 (October 1, 1999 - 
January 15, 2000), with a possibility of extending it another term.

In addition to graduate level phonology and introduction to linguistics, the 
applicant may be asked to teach a third course in general linguistics. 

The applicant is expected to hold a Ph.D. in linguistics at the time of 
application. The salary for the position is roughly 175.000.000TL per month 
after tax is deducted (USD1=275.000TL currently).

The language of instruction at B.U. is English. The University will provide 
accommodation for the successful candidate.

Information about B.U. and its linguistics programs can be obtained at:

Applicants should send a CV, list of publications and the names and
addresses of three referees by October 23, 1998. Applications can be made by
e-mail or fax.

Prof. Dr. A. Sumru Ozsoy
Professor of Linguistics
Department of Western Languages and Literatures
School of Arts and Sciences
Bogazici University
Bebek 80815 Istanbul

phone: (90)-(212)- 257 5039
fax: (90)-(212) - 287 2470

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Message 3: Computational Linguist

Date: Wed, 30 Sep 1998 10:36:23 -0700
From: Whittemore, Greg <>
Subject: Computational Linguist

		Caere Corporation is looking for a senior computational
linguist with a Ph.D. or Master's in either Computer Science or Linguistics
to work on its intelligent document management products. In particular,
Caere seeks an individual with a strong linguistics background to help
develop multi-lingual intelligent text-processing methods useful for
retrieving, manipulating, and organizing large numbers of documents.
Applicants must have three years of work experience and have used C or C++
to program intelligent text processing software. Candidates who also
posses a strong knowledge of statistically-oriented text-processing,
indexing and retrieval , or document collection navigation techniques are

		Please send resumes to:

			Dave Barlow
			Human Resources
			Caere Corporation
			100 Cooper Court
			Los Gatos, CA 95032

			fax: 408/354-5166
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