LINGUIST List 9.257

Fri Feb 20 1998

Jobs: EFL, TEFL/Applied Ling, Natural Lang Engineer

Editor for this issue: Anita Huang <>


  1. Steven J Scholberg, English Teachers Wanted in Korea
  2. bcraig, Positions in EFL & TEFL/Applied Linguistics in Taiwan
  3. Rohini K. Srihari, Natural Language Engineer

Message 1: English Teachers Wanted in Korea

Date: Tue, 17 Feb 1998 21:31:51 -0800
From: Steven J Scholberg <>
Subject: English Teachers Wanted in Korea

BCM Language Center in Korea has almost 20 years of teaching history and
Qualifications : BA Degree,
Contract Terms : One (1) year contract basis (renewal is optional).
Working hours & salary range : 130 hours a month are guaranteed and the
salary will be 13,000/hour
 Korean Won. (Ask for further details).
Housing is provided, (this is key)
Air-fare is provided,
Medical insurance is provided,
1,000,000 Korean Won bonus will be paid at the end of the contract year.
Required documents :
( In order to process the Korean E-2 working Visa promptly, your contact
phone, e-mail & fax with starting month & year, should be indicated on your
cover letter.)
1. Resume
2. Passport copy with picture
3. College diploma copy
4. College transcript copy
All documents should be sent to:
Mr. Steven Scholberg, Recruitment Manager
BCM Language Center - Los Angeles Office
7044 Harvey Way Suite# 100
Lakewood, California. 90713
Fax- (562) 420-8498

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Message 2: Positions in EFL & TEFL/Applied Linguistics in Taiwan

Date: Fri, 20 Feb 1998 08:44:00 +0800 (EAT)
From: bcraig <>
Subject: Positions in EFL & TEFL/Applied Linguistics in Taiwan

TUNGHAI UNIVERSITY, Department of (Western) Foreign Languages and

We invite applications for 

1) Assistant Professor in Composition/Writing, to teach writing and oral 
skills courses in English Majors Program in EFL environment. Ph.D. in 
Rhetoric, English, TEFL (with emphasis in teaching writing), or other 
relevant field required; expertise in teaching literature, humanities, or 
cultural studies desirable. Closing date: March 31, 1998. 

2) Lecturer/Assistant Professor in TEFL, Foreign Language Education,
or Applied Linguistics to teach integrated skills EFL classes and
participate in curriculum/program development; background in
educational technology and language testing desirable. M.A. or
Ph.D. in hand by time of appointment. Closing date: April 30, 1998.

For both positions we require commitment to teaching and scholarship in a
regional (Taiwan) and international context, and minimum three-year
commitment. Send English cover letter, vita, graduate transcripts, and at
least three reference letters to Karen Kingsbury, Chair, Department of
Foreign Languages and Literature, Tunghai University. Provide telephone
and fax numbers or e-mail address to facilitate communication. 

Please DO NOT reply by email to the sender's address. Please send all 
email correspondence to:

Thank you for your cooperation.

Posted by:

Barbara Craig
Associate Professor
Department of Foreign Languages & Literature
Tunghai University
Taichung, Taiwan
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Message 3: Natural Language Engineer

Date: Fri, 20 Feb 1998 16:54:16 -0500
From: Rohini K. Srihari <>
Subject: Natural Language Engineer

 Natural Language Engineer/Project Manager

Cymfony, a Buffalo, NY based company specializing in Information
Technology is seeking an experienced computer scientist to work on a
software development project. The project involves state of the art
Natural Language Processing (NLP) technology for information retrieval
and information extraction applications. The candidate must have
experience working on large-scale NLP systems. The candidate must be
familiar with the use of on-line lexical resources, parsers, POS
taggers, etc. Experience with both statistical and symbolic NLP
techniques is desired.

We are looking for an individual with extensive programming and software
engineering background. Candidate should have a solid computer science
background with experience in C, C++ programming, and applications
programming for the Windows 95/NT platform, and UNIX platform.

This will be a "hands-on" position requiring code development. The
primary responsibility will be the design and implementation of a
deployable prototype system for information extraction. This system
will integrate technology developed thus far by our team of research
scientists. Specific duties will include software design and
implementation, as well as supervising other programmers and interacting
with researchers.

Some project management duties will also be required. Candidate must
have good verbal and written skills as well as experience in team work.

Cymfony is located in suburban Buffalo, NY, close to the State
University of New York campus. This is a full-time, permanent position
and is available immediately. Cymfony offers benefits such as health
insurance and retirement savings plans. Salary will be commensurate
with education and experience. Please forward resume with education,
programming skills, work experience and references to:

Attn: Personnel
5500 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221

or fax to: (716)-565-0308 or email to:
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