LINGUIST List 9.165

Wed Feb 4 1998

Jobs: Comp Ling,TSS,Professorship,Phonology/Semantics

Editor for this issue: Brett Churchill <brettlinguistlist.org>


Directory

  1. KOENRAAD DE SMEDT, Top position available in Bergen
  2. Linda Means CS/50, Translation Systems Specialist, General Motors
  3. Kirstin Fredrickson, English dept.
  4. Lynne Ballard, Visiting Positions in Phonology and Semantics

Message 1: Top position available in Bergen

Date: Wed, 4 Feb 1998 10:20:10 +0100
From: KOENRAAD DE SMEDT <desmedthf.uib.no>
Subject: Top position available in Bergen

There is a top position available in Bergen for a computational
linguist or other humanities IT researcher. The position has been
advertized internationally, a.o. in The Times supplement for higher
education.

PROFESSOR (DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH) - Humanities Information Technologies
Research Programme (HIT) - University of Bergen, Norway

For more information, see http://www.hd.uib.no/hit/

Please act quickly, the deadline for applications is soon.
Best regards,

Koenraad de Smedt
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Message 2: Translation Systems Specialist, General Motors

Date: Wed, 04 Feb 1998 11:32:36 -0500
From: Linda Means CS/50 <meanslgm.cs.gmr.com>
Subject: Translation Systems Specialist, General Motors

Translation Systems Specialis (TSS)
 
Job description:
 
Develop and implement corporate translation business processes,
including multilingual terminology management, linguistic software
applications, translation quality control, and translation purchasing
procedures.
 
Minimum qualifications:
 
1. M.A. in Linguistics, English, or a foreign language.
2. Native or near-native fluency in English and at least one European
language
 (French or German preferred).
3. Excellent organizational/management skills.
 
Additional desirable skills:
 
1. Translation experience
2. Experience in developing web-based applications
3. Experience in computer programming or machine translation
4. Knowledge of computational linguistics
5. Good teaching skills
6. Technical automotive knowledge

Contact Dr. Linda Means, General Motors Information Systems & Services:

meansgmr.com
(313)667-4608 phone
(810)986-1480 fax
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Message 3: English dept.

Date: Wed, 4 Feb 1998 13:10:28 -0500 (EST)
From: Kirstin Fredrickson <fredrickhermes.icrc.wvu.edu>
Subject: English dept.



The Department of English at West Virginia University plans to hire an
assistant professor in a tenure-track position to start August 16,
1998. Major teaching areas include sociolinguistics, syntax, rhetoric
and language arts for undergraduate literature and English education
students. Please see the complete announcement on our departmental web
page at <URL: http://www.as.wvu.edu/english/>;. Choose the link, "Search
Underway for Linguist" under "Press Releases." We are now soliciting
applications. AA/EOE

Department of English
P.O. BOX 6296
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV 26506-6296
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Message 4: Visiting Positions in Phonology and Semantics

Date: Tue, 03 Feb 1998 14:13:23 -0800
From: Lynne Ballard <lballardlinguist.umass.edu>
Subject: Visiting Positions in Phonology and Semantics

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Massachusetts/Amherst
anticipates two sabbatical replacement positions available for 1998-99,
contingent on funding. 

Phonology: one-semester replacement position as visiting assistant
professor in Fall 1998. Specialization in phonological theory, with
strength in phonetics a plus. Ph.D. must be completed by September
1998.

Semantics: one-semester replacement position as visiting assistant
professor in Spring 1999. Specialization in formal semantics. Ph.D.
must be completed by September 1998.

Review of applications will begin on March 2, 1998 and will continue
until the position is filled. A letter of application, vita, sample
papers or publications, and three letters of recommendation should be
sent to: Phonolory or Semantics Search Committee, Linguistics
Department, 226 South College, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
01003-7130.

The University of Massachusetts/Amherst is an affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer; members of underrepresented populations are
encouraged to apply.
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