LINGUIST List 9.1620

Tue Nov 17 1998

Jobs: Japanese, Computational Ling

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  1. Mutsuko Endo Hudson, Japanese language instructor position at Michigan State
  2. Chris Barker, Computational Linguistics; Tenure-Track at UCSD

Message 1: Japanese language instructor position at Michigan State

Date: Sun, 15 Nov 1998 12:44:25 -0500
From: Mutsuko Endo Hudson <endopilot.msu.edu>
Subject: Japanese language instructor position at Michigan State


Michigan State University seeks to fill a full-time position in
Japanese language at the instructor level for 1999-2000, renewable
contingent upon funding and performance. Duties include teaching
Japanese language courses, supervising graduate assistants, and
program development. Required: at least an M.A. in Japanese pedagogy,
linguistics, foreign language teaching, or related fields; experience
in teaching American college students; training in proficiency
approaches; and native or near native fluency in both Japanese and
English. Candidates with experience in teaching various levels of
Japanese and/or strong background in technology preferred. Send an
application letter stating experience (including duties performed and
textbooks used), C.V., 3 letters of recommendation, and US visa status
if non-citizen to:

George F. Peters, Chair
A-615 Wells Hall
Dept. of Linguistics and Languages
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1027

Candidates chosen for the short list will later be asked to submit a
videotape of class teaching. Review of files will begin on January 15,
1999 and continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE
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Message 2: Computational Linguistics; Tenure-Track at UCSD

Date: 15 Nov 1998 18:43:49 -0800 Sun, 15 Nov 1998 18:43:49 -0800
From: Chris Barker <barkerling.ucsd.edu>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Tenure-Track at UCSD

Tenure-track Computational Linguistics job at UCSD

The Department of Linguistics at the University of California, San
Diego has one assistant professor, tenure-track position in
computational linguistics beginning academic year
1999-2000. Candidates must expect to complete a Ph.D. in Linguistics,
Computer Science, or a closely related field by the time of
appointment. Candidates should be able to demonstrate the relevance of
their research interests to issues in theoretical linguistics; in
addition to the traditional core sub-fields (phonology, syntax,
semantics, pragmatics), possible points of contact include but are by
no means limited to acquisition, discourse/information structure,
morphology, sentence processing, etc. There are no restrictions on
theoretical orientation or methodology.

Qualifications include research productivity, knowledge of theoretical
linguistics, and ability to teach and advise graduate and
undergraduate students. Salary will be commensurate with rank and
experience and will be based on current University of California
salary scales. A letter of application, a curriculum vitae, one
research sample (publication or draft) and the names and addresses of
three referees should be sent to:

 University of California, San Diego
 Computational Linguistics Search Committee (LL)
 Department of Linguistics
 9500 Gilman Drive
 La Jolla, CA 92093-0108

To be considered for an interview at the LSA meeting in January,
application materials must be received no later than December 15,
1998. Otherwise, materials must be received no later than January 15,
1999. The University of California is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer. UCSD has a strong commitment to the achievement of
diversity among its faculty and staff.
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