LINGUIST List 9.1642

Thu Nov 19 1998

Jobs: Computational Ling, English Ling

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  1. Gamper Johann, Computational Ling; European Academy of Bozen
  2. Niki Ritt, English Linguistics; Prof at Vienna University

Message 1: Computational Ling; European Academy of Bozen

Date: Mon, 16 Nov 1998 16:27:41 +0100
From: Gamper Johann <>
Subject: Computational Ling; European Academy of Bozen

The section "Language and law" of the European Academy of Bozen offers


The section "Language and law", lead by Prof. Oskar Putzer, focuses on
research and education activities at the intersection between
linguistics and legal practice. The main themes covered are legal and
administrative terminology, languages for special purposes, language
policy and computer-assisted language learning. Research in these
fields is accompanied and supported by a group working in
computational linguistics. The successful candidate will join this
group and mainly work in a project about computer-assisted terminology


* building of a parallel Italian/German text corpus
* development of methods for semi-automatic terminology acquisition


* MS/PhD in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, Mathematics
or related field;
* good programming skills;
* good problem solving and communication skills (both written and verbal);
* interest in basic and applied research


* knowledge of Italian and/or German

The positions will be filled as soon as possible. There is the
possibility to get a PhD.


Interested candidates should send a CV and potential references
(including name and email address) to the following address:
	European Academy of Bozen
	Weggensteinstr. 12/a
	39100 Bozen, Italy
	Tel.: +39 0471 306114 
	Fax.: +39 0471 306199

The deadline for submission is January 12th, 1999.

For further information contact Johann Gamper (
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Message 2: English Linguistics; Prof at Vienna University

Date: Thu, 19 Nov 1998 11:36:16 +0100
From: Niki Ritt <>
Subject: English Linguistics; Prof at Vienna University


The Department of English, University of Vienna, has a vacancy for the
position of Professor in English Linguistics. The post is tenable from
October 1st, 2000. Applicants should be able to teach across a broad
area of English Linguistics and have substantial relevant experience in
the field. In their research they should have demonstrated excellence in
the area of descriptive linguistics of present-day English, with
particular concern for its relevance and applicability to language
teacher education (Applied Linguistics for EFL). Applicants should also
be well-versed in and receptive to different theoretical approaches in
linguistics. Administrative experience is desirable.

Applicants will need to have relevant academic qualifications up to the
level of an Austrian habilitation or the equivalent from elsewhere,
together with proven expertise in teaching and academic leadership and a
recognised position in the international scholarly community.

Applications, which should include detailed CV, list of publications,
summary of courses taught and conference papers given, should arrive no
later than 29th January 1999 at the following address:

Dekanat der Geisteswissenschaftlichen Fakultt der Universitt Wien, Dr.
Karl Lueger-Ring 1, A-1010 Wien, AUSTRIA.

In accordance with ministerial policy, the appointment will be based on
the principle of equal opportunity.

For the full German text of this advertisement, see the homepage of the
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