LINGUIST List 9.337

Sat Mar 7 1998

Jobs: NLP (MAchine Trans), TESOL

Editor for this issue: Martin Jacobsen <>


  1. Bianka Buschbeck-Wolf, MT researcher
  2. Jean Dolbec, TESOL - English (applied) linguistics, Univ.of Quebec at Chicoutimi, Canada

Message 1: MT researcher

Date: Fri, 6 Mar 1998 15:30:55 +0100 (MET)
From: Bianka Buschbeck-Wolf <biankaIMS.Uni-Stuttgart.DE>
Subject: MT researcher

The Institute for Natural Language Processing (IMS), University of
Stuttgart, Germany, is looking for a talented linguist to join our
Machine Translation group.

The offered position is part of the speech-to-speech translation
project VERBMOBIL funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education,
Science, Research and Technology (BMBF).

The candidate who will be responsible for the encoding and maintenance
of the English-German bi-directional transfer database should meet a
significant subset of the following requirements:

- University degree in linguistics or computational linguistics 
- Practical experience in machine translation with emphasis on
- Research experience in English-German contrastive linguistics
- Solid background in semantics and computational linguistics 
- Native or near-native competence of English and German 

The position is at the rank of "Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter" (M.A.
or equivalent required). The salary is on the German pay scale of BAT
IIa (minimum of 60 000 DM per year). The initial contract for this
position is for three years, with the possibility of renewal for two
additional years. The duration of the contract and the possibility of
renewal are independent of the Verbmobil project, because MT is one of
the longterm research aims at IMS.

Applications should include CV and an outline of research and teaching
experience/interests. Names and addresses of references would be
helpful. Applications should be sent by mail or email until May 1st,
1998, to

 Prof. Christian Rohrer
 Universit"at Stuttgart
 Institut fur Maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung
 Azenbergstr. 12
 70174 Stuttgart
 e-mail: <a href=""></a>

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Message 2: TESOL - English (applied) linguistics, Univ.of Quebec at Chicoutimi, Canada

Date: Thu, 05 Mar 1998 18:23:56 -0800
From: Jean Dolbec <>
Subject: TESOL - English (applied) linguistics, Univ.of Quebec at Chicoutimi, Canada

University of Quebec at Chicoutimi,. CANADA


 The Departement des Arts et Lettres at the University of Quebec at
Chicoutimi invites applications for a tenure-track position in
Teaching English as a Second Language in the B.A. in Second-Language

Description: The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching
undergraduate courses in TESL methodology, English language, and
applied linguistics. Duties will also include overseeing
student-teaching practica and carrying out scolarly research in
language teaching.

Requirements: Ph.D. in TESL, TEFL or applied linguistics. Proven
excellence in teaching. Experience using multi-media technology in
language teaching and / or familiarity with the school system highly

 Working knowledge of French.

 In accordance with Canadian immigration regulations, priority will be
given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Remuneration: The work conditions are difined by the present
collective agreement. Remuneration depends on work experience and

Place of work: Universite du Quebec a Chicoutimi

Effective date: August 1, l998

Deadline: Applications, including official transcripts, photocopies of
diplomas, and a full curriculum vitae should be sent by 5 p.m., May 1,
1998, to the address below. Applicants should also arrange to have
three letters of recommendation sent directly to the same address.

 Doyen de la Gestion academique
 Universite du Quebec a Chicoutimi
 555, Boul. Universite
 Chicoutimi, P.Q.
 G7H 2B1

For informations:
Gleider Hernandez, chairman
Dept Arts & Lettres
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