LINGUIST List 9.573

Wed Apr 15 1998

Jobs: Chicago State,ESL,Indonesian,Computational ling

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  1. Dr. Nourou M. Yakoubou, Positions in English at Chicago State University
  2. Georg Roskaritz, Esl positions in Mexico city
  3. Malcolm Ross, Position in Indonesian linguistics
  4. Dale Gerdemann, Computational Linguistics

Message 1: Positions in English at Chicago State University

Date: Mon, 13 Apr 1998 00:33:58 -0500 (CDT)
From: Dr. Nourou M. Yakoubou <>
Subject: Positions in English at Chicago State University

				Positions in English at
				Chicago State University

	The Department of English at the Chicago State University
announces four tenure-track positions at the Assistant or Associate
Professor level. Successful candidates in all four areas, African
American Literature, Professional and Technical Writing, Secondary
Teaching in English, and Creative Writing must have (1) an earned
doctorate by or before August 31, 1998, (2) experience teaching at the
university level, (3) experience working with students of diverse
cultures. In addition to teaching relevant courses, the candidates
selected for the positions in Secondary Teaching, and in Professional
and Technical Writing will also coordinate those programs. Applicans
with a strong background and experience in multiple areas are
especially encouraged to apply.
	Interested persons may write for further information or send
letters of application, three letters of recommendation, and
curriculum vitae to Dr. Nourou M. Yakoubou, Chair of the English
Department Search Committee, 9501 South King Drive, Chicago, IL 60628.
Applications accepted through April 20, 1998 or until positions have
been filled.
	Chicago State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and
encourages all qualified persons to apply.

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Message 2: Esl positions in Mexico city

Date: Tue, 14 Apr 1998 09:44:33 -0600
From: Georg Roskaritz <>
Subject: Esl positions in Mexico city

We have an ongoing need for Esl/Efl teachers interested in teaching
business english to executives in Mexico city.

Course start dates: Courses commence daily or weekly during the year,
there are no fixed schedules in that we custom design each course to
our clients specific requirements, which include the schedule and
start date.

Duration: Courses run approximately 4 to 5 months after which teachers
are immediately assigned to a new course.

Class locations: Classes are taught at our clients premises, traveling
to and from the classes is required.

Work visa: We sponsor teachers staying one year or longer. Normally
teachers are assigned courses within 2 weeks of their arrival in
Mexico City.

There is a great demand for native English speaking teachers in
Mexico. Most teachers are able to supplement their income teaching
private classes and or teaching for other Language Institutes.

For more information view under
"Employment Opportunities" or e-mail

Georg Roskaritz
Cima, S.C. , Yautepec # 29 C.P. 06140, Mexico City
Tel: (525) 211-9504 Fax: (525) 211-2937
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Message 3: Position in Indonesian linguistics

Date: Wed, 15 Apr 1998 14:43:41 +1000
From: Malcolm Ross <>
Subject: Position in Indonesian linguistics

Herewith information about a post in Indonesian linguistics at the
Australian National University, available from 1 Sept. 1998.

Andrew Pawley (via Malcolm Ross)



Level A/Level B

Applications are sought for an appointment in the field of Indonesian
linguistics. The position is available from 1 September 1998.

Applicants should have a PhD, publications and field experience in
Indonesian linguistics. The appointee will contribute to the Department's
program of field research on the Austronesian language family and to
interdisciplinary studies of language and society undertaken by members of
the Division of Society and Environment. The Department's Indonesian focus
is chiefly in eastern Indonesia, defined as the region from Sulawesi to
Irian Jaya.

The appointee will be expected to share in the supervision of doctoral
students and in the editing and refereeing of MSS submitted to the book
series, Pacific Linguistics, which the Deparment publishes.

Appointment: 3 years fixed term.

Contact: For further information Professor Andrew Pawley, telephone (61-2)
6249-0028. Further particulars are available from the School Secretary,
Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, tel: (61-2)-6249-2678; fax
(61-2)-249-64836; email: Applications from
suitably qualified women will be particularly welcome.

Closing Date: 31 May 1998 Ref: PA 22.4.1

Salary: Postdoctoral Fellow AUS$37,422 - $45,159 p.a
 (salary on qualification for or possession of doctorate not less
than AUS$42,201 p.a)
 Research Fellow AUS$47,435 - $55,966 p.a
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Message 4: Computational Linguistics

Date: Wed, 15 Apr 1998 15:10:55 +0200
From: Dale Gerdemann <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics

Position Announcement 

The Division of Computational Linguistics in the Dept. of Linguistics
at the University of Tuebingen, Germany is seeking applications for
two externally-funded research positions.

The research projects will focus on the following tasks:

1. Application of finite-state and context-free techniques for natural
language parsing, text annotation and document conversion.
2. Conversion of dictionaries into on-line accessible SGML/HTML
documents and adaption of bilingual dictionaries (English-German and
French-German) for on-line translation assistance.

Applicants should have expertise and research experience in one or
more of the following areas:

 finite-state parsing 
 document conversion into SGML/HTML
 computational lexicography 

and have solid programming experience in one or more of the

 CGI Programming
 Scripting Languages (Perl, etc)
 Java/Java Script.

The positions are at the rank of "Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter"
(M.A.,M.Sc., Diplom or Ph.D. required). The salary is on the German
payscale of BAT IIa (minimum of 65 000 DM per year).

Current funding for the two positions will extend until December 31,
1999 -- with the possibility of renewal for at least one position
beyond 1999. Successful candidates would be expected to take up the
positions as soon as possible. 

Applications should include CV, an outline of research
experience/interests, and names and addresses of two referees. 
A sample publication representative of the applicant's research
expertise would be helpful.

Applications should be sent by mail or email to the address
below. Applications received by May 8, 1998 will receive full
consideration, although interviews may start at any time.
 Dale Gerdemann and Erhard W. Hinrichs 
 Seminar fuer Sprachwissenschaft, Abt. Computerlinguistik
 Eberhard-Karls Universitaet Tuebingen
 Wilhelmstr. 113
 D-72074 Tuebingen, Germany

In case of equal qualifications, preference will be given to persons
with disabilities. 

The University of Tuebingen strives to increase the representation of
female scientists. Women are, therefore, especially encouraged to
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