LINGUIST List 9.649

Tue May 5 1998

Jobs: Phonetics, NLP, General Ling

Editor for this issue: Martin Jacobsen <>


  1. Wayles Browne, Cornell position in Phonetics
  2. Ana Santisteban, NLP Job Open
  3. J. Hasek, Position as Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Aarhus / Denmark (fwd)

Message 1: Cornell position in Phonetics

Date: Mon, 4 May 1998 17:01:59 -0400
From: Wayles Browne <>
Subject: Cornell position in Phonetics

One course teaching replacement in Phonetics

Cornell Linguistics is looking for someone to teach Introduction to
Phonetics (at the graduate/advanced undergraduate level) on a per
course basis fall 1998. Salary will be $7500 for the course. Please
send cv and one relevant publication directly to Phonetics Search,
Linguistics Department, Morrill Hall, Cornell, NY 14853-4701 and ask
two referees to send letters of recommendation to the same address.
Materials may also be sent electronically to Abby Cohn
( or Allard Jongman ( Preferential
consideration will be given to materials received by May 15, 1998.
Cornell is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Abigail C. Cohn
Department of Linguistics
216 Morrill Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853-4701
Phone: 607/255-3073
(Linguistics office: 255-1105, 255-3384)
FAX: 607-255-2044

[sent in by Wayles Browne, but contact Abby Cohn
( for any information]
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Message 2: NLP Job Open

Date: Mon, 4 May 1998 15:54:05 -0400 (EDT)
From: Ana Santisteban <>
Subject: NLP Job Open

Please send replies to 
David Horowitz
Lernout and Hauspie Speech Products

JOB:	NLP Development Engineer

General Description:

We are looking for developers to join our Natural Language Processing
Group in the Boston dictation division. The dictation division is
focussed on developing large vocabulary continuous dictation systems.
We are looking for developers who will develop NLP applicaations and
play a key role in meeting our milestones.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Development of context free grammars
- Development in VB Script
- Parsing for detecting agreement problems
- Parsing for meaning extraction
- Analyze application usage by performing usability studies

Knowledge and Skills Required:

- General background in computational or theoretical linguistics
- Experience in parsing techniques a plus Product software
- development desirable Experience with VB and/or C++ a plus

Please forward a resume to David Horowitz via email

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Message 3: Position as Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Aarhus / Denmark (fwd)

Date: Sun, 3 May 1998 17:19:13 -0700 (PDT)
From: J. Hasek <>
Subject: Position as Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Aarhus / Denmark (fwd)

Fwd from Job Opportunities in Europe:

Position as Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor

Applications are invited for a position as lecturer in Linguistics, at
the Department of Linguistics, University of Aarhus, tenable from
January 1, 1999, or as soon as possible thereafter. Applicants are
asked to document a thorough basis in general linguistics and
research, experience that is relevant for one or more of the following
areas: second language acquisition, language change (grammaticisation
and lexical development), language typology, corpus linguistics or
phonetics/phonology. These areas are defined in explicit recognition
of the tasks of a linguistic science that exists in a social context
characterized by migration, international cooperation, and rapid
technological development.
 The appointee will be required to take part in all types of
activities: research, teaching, and administration. Acquiantance with
Danish is an advantage but not a condition; non-Danish-speaking
applicants are required to undertake to learn Danish within a
reasonably short period (a year or two). The language of instruction
is Danish, but English, Swedish, or Norwegian is acceptable during the
initial period.
 The monthly salary is at present 23,158 Dkr plus 5,549.48 Dkr bonus
(5 years seniority), including a statutory 5% pension fund
contribution (refunded on permanent emigration or at retirement).
 The application should be marked 1998-212/1-123, and addressed to
The Rector, Aarhus University, Journalkontoret, DK-8000 Aarhus C,
Denmark. Closing date: 27 May 1998, 12 o'clock midday. Documentation
of qualifications (three copies if possible) should not be enclosed,
but sent separately to the Department of Linguistics, Aarhus
University, Willemoesgade 15D, DK-8200 Aarhus N, Denmark. The
documentation should be marked as above, and should include: (a)
Publications and other written material which are submitted as
particularly relevant for the application; (b) A complete list of
publications and other work, with an indication
 of which items are submitted as particularly relevant;
(c) A curriculum vitae, including details of teaching and
administrative experience, as well as research projects;
(d) Copies of academic diplomas, documentation of teaching 
qualifications, and documentation of Danish profiency if relevant.
Applications are evaluated by a special selection committee, whose
recommendation is confidential, but will be sent to all applicants.
The selection committee has the right to request further material from
applicants. Material sent on computer discs will not be considered.
 For further information about the post or the department, please
contact Hans Arndt, Head of Department, Department of Linguistics,
Aarhus University. Tel. (45) 89 42 21 46. Fax (45)89 42 21 75. E-mail:
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