LINGUIST List 9.592

Tue Apr 21 1998

Jobs: Semantics, Artificial Intelligence

Editor for this issue: Anita Huang <>


  1. Wayles Browne, Cornell position in semantics
  2. Andreas Klueter, Artificial Intelligence

Message 1: Cornell position in semantics

Date: Mon, 20 Apr 1998 16:09:57 -0400
From: Wayles Browne <>
Subject: Cornell position in semantics

Cornell's Department of Linguistics has a one-semester visiting position in
semantics open for Fall 1998. The person hired will teach two courses: (1)
an undergraduate course that introduces both syntax and semantics and (2) a
topics in semantics course at the graduate/advanced undergraduate level.
Because of the lateness of this development, we are obliged to move fast.
Please send cv and sample publications directly to Semantics Search,
Linguistics Department, Morrill Hall, Cornell, NY 14853-4701 and ask three
referees to send letters of recommendation to the same address. Materials
may also be sent electronically to Sally McConnell-Ginet at Preferential consideration will be given to materials
received by May 8, 1998. Cornell is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer.

Sally McConnell-Ginet
Professor of Linguistics
Chair, Department of Linguistics
Morrill Hall, Cornell
Ithaca, NY 14853
(Linguistics office: 255-1105, 255-3384)
FAX: 607-255-2044

[sent in by Wayles Browne, but contact Sally McConnell-Ginet for any information]
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Message 2: Artificial Intelligence

Date: Tue, 21 Apr 1998 12:30:17 +0200
From: Andreas Klueter <>
Subject: Artificial Intelligence

- Job Offer at the German Research Center 
 for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI GmbH) --

The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI GmbH) 
based in Kaiserslautern and Saarbruecken is one of the leading research 
institutes in Germany in the field of innovative software technology.

The long-term aim of the VERBMOBIL project is to develop 
a mobile translation system for the translation of spontaneous 
speech in face-to-face dialogue situations. The software development
is being carried out by over 20 industrial partners and research 
institutes throughout Germany. 

The task of the "System Design and Integration Group" at the DFKI in 
Kaiserslautern is to integrate the software components into a complete
system and to create the necessary software engineering framework.

For this purpose, we are looking for a 

 Software Engineer.

The work will involve the design, implementation and integration of 
software components in the Verbmobil system. 

Applicants should have a degree in computer science or related
course of study, as well as expertise and experience in at least two
of the following areas: 

- Programming in PROLOG/LISP
- Computer linguistics
- Software engineering
- Data bases
- Unix 

For further information, please call +49 631/205 - 3846 or 3844. 
Please send applications to

 Dr. J. Schwinn
 Postfach 2080
 67608 Kaiserslautern.
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