LINGUIST List 9.665

Thu May 7 1998

Jobs: Computational,Phonology(2),Historical

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  1. hunter, Computational/Corpus Linguistics
  2. Kersti Borjars, Phonetics-Phonology, Historical

Message 1: Computational/Corpus Linguistics

Date: Thu, 07 May 1998 09:14:54 +0800
From: hunter <hunterhp.iis.sinica.edu.tw>
Subject: Computational/Corpus Linguistics

Call for Post-Doctoral Fellow in Computational/Corpus Linguistics

Academia Sinica
Taipei, Taiwan

Research Areas: [Attested research ability in two or more of the
 following areas is strongly preferred]
 I. Computational Linguistics
 II. Corpus Linguistic
 III. Lexical Semantics
 IV. Chinese Historical Grammar

Affiliated Research Group:
Chinese Knowledge Information Processing Group
Institute of Linguistics (Preparatory Office), Academia Sinica

Duration: One Year (August 1998 to June 1999, renewable pending
budgetary approval and performance)

Requirements:
 (1) Ph. D. in Linguistics or Computer Science (before the
 start of the employment)
 (2) (near) Native Fluency in Mandarin Chinese

Application:
I. BY May 23, 1998: Email, Send, or FAX
(1) cover letter
(2) C.V. (including list of publications), and
(3) statement of research interests and proposed research areas

Email: hschurenccvax.sinica.edu.tw
Fax: C/o Chu-Ren Huang at 886-2-2788-1638, 2652-3162

II. Short-listed candidates will be asked to submit the following
by June 6:
 (1) application forms (which will be mailed to the candidates
 later), (2) statement of purpose, (3) Thesis, (4) proof of
 doctorate degree (received by the time of application or to be
 completed by the time the fellowship starts), (5) relevant
 publications, and (6) two letters of recommendation

 TO: Professor Chu-Ren Huang
 Institute of Linguistics
 Academia Sinica
 Nankang, Taipei
 Taiwan 115

III. Result will be announced by June 24.
 Enquiries: to the above email, snail mail addresses, or fax

IV. Background:
 The CKIP research group has been involved in fundamental
theoretical research as well as infrastructure-building work in
Chinese NLP for over the past 12 years. It has produced the first
Chinese electronic lexicon for NLP, the first tagged and balanced
corpus of Mandarin Chinese (the 5 million word Sinica Corpus), and
over one hundred scholarly papers. All five previous post-doctoral
fellows with CKIP now hold tenure-track positions with national
universities in Taiwan. Previous successful applicants received
their Ph.D.'s from the following international universities: Ohio
State University, Stanford University, University of Colorado,
University of Paris VII, and UMIST.
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Message 2: Phonetics-Phonology, Historical

Date: Thu, 7 May 1998 15:39:49 +0100
From: Kersti Borjars <kersti.borjarsman.ac.uk>
Subject: Phonetics-Phonology, Historical

The Linguistics Department at Manchester University is currently
advertising three jobs:

A chair in Phonetics and Phonology (from September 1999)

A lectureship in Historical Linguistics (from September 1998, tenure track)

A lectureship in Linguistics (from September 1998, for five years)

Brief details for each job follow below, but for further details of all
three jobs and the department, please look at our web page:

http://lings.ln.man.ac.uk/

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Chair in Phonetics & Phonology (Ref no 308/98)

The University of Manchester invites applications for a Chair in Phonetics
& Phonology in the Department of Linguistics, which will become available
in September 1999 following the retirement of Alan Cruttenden. Applications
will be considered from those specializing in any area of phonetics and/or
phonology. A strong research and publications record is essential. The
successful candidate will also be expected to provide research leadership
in the whole area of phonetics and phonology and to enhance the
department's research income in this field.
Salary by negotiation c. 35k p.a. Closing date for applications: 30 June 1998.
Applications forms are available from and applications should be submitted
to: Office of the Director of Personnel, The University of Manchester,
Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK. Tel: ++44 (0)161 275 2028; Fax: ++44
(0)161 275 2221; Minicom (for the hearing impaired): ++44 (0)161 275 7889.
Email: personnelman.ac.uk
Website: http://www.man.ac.uk
Applications should quote the above reference number and contain the names
of three referees. It is the responsibility of applicants to ensure that
supporting letters of reference are sent to the same address by the closing
date for applications.
It is expected that interviews for this post will be conducted in early-mid
September 1998 and applicants should indicate any limitations on their
availability in that period.

Person Description
Candidates should have a strong research and publication record in any area
of phonetics and/or phonology. The successful candidate will be expected to
provide research leadership in the whole area of phonetics and phonology,
and to enhance the department's research income in this field.

Job Description
The appointed candidate will be expected to contribute to the research,
teaching and administration of the Department of Linguistics. He/she will
be required to offer courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels
and to supervise doctoral students. Headship of the Department rotates
among the senior members of staff and can be expected to fall to the
Professor of Phonetics and Phonology in due turn.

*******************************************************

Lectureship in Historical Linguistics (Ref. no. 310/98)

Applications will be considered from those specializing in any branch of
historical linguistics. A strong research record is essential, and a
completed PhD is desirable. Applicants must be able to demonstrate an
interest both in the theoretical study of language change and in the
history of one or more languages and language families. Preference may be
given to candidates whose research relates to the history of a language or
languages other than English. The starting date is 1 September 1998 or as
soon as possible thereafter. Salary in the range: 16045 - 21894 p.a.
(under review). Closing date for applications: 9 June 1998.
Applications forms are available from and applications should be submitted
to: Office of the Director of Personnel, The University of Manchester,
Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK. Tel: ++44 (0)161 275 2028; Fax: ++44
(0)161 275 2221; Minicom (for the hearing impaired): ++44 (0)161 275 7889.
Email: personnelman.ac.uk
Website: http://www.man.ac.uk
Applications should quote the above reference number and contain the names
of three referees. It is the responsibility of applicants to ensure that
supporting letters of reference are sent to the same address by the closing
date for applications.
It is expected that interviews for this post will be conducted in the week
beginning 15 June 1998.

Person Description
Candidates should possess a strong research record, including a PhD or
equivalent publications, in the any area of historical linguistics. They
must be able to demonstrate an interest both in the theoretical study of
language change and in the history of one or more languages and language
families. Preference may be given to candidates whose research relates to
the history of a language or languages other than English. Candidates will
need to have or acquire the presentational skills necessary for lectures,
seminars and small group teaching, and the IT and organizational skills
appropriate to departmental teaching and administration.

Job Description
The appointed candidate will be expected to contribute to the research,
teaching (both undergraduate and postgraduate) and administration of the
Department of Linguistics.

*******************************************************************

Lectureship in Linguistics (Ref. no 309/98)

Applications will be considered from those specializing in phonetics and/or
phonology, particularly as these disciplines relate to the study of reading
and writing. A strong research record is essential, and a completed PhD is
desirable. This position is available for a limited tenure of 5 years,
starting on 1 September 1998 or as soon as possible thereafter. Salary in
the range: 16045 - 21894 p.a. (under review). Closing date for
applications: 9 June 1998.
Applications forms are available from and applications should be submitted
to: Office of the Director of Personnel, The University of Manchester,
Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK. Tel: ++44 (0)161 275 2028; Fax: ++44
(0)161 275 2221; Minicom (for the hearing impaired): ++44 (0)161 275 7889.
Email: personnelman.ac.uk
Website: http://www.man.ac.uk
Applications should quote the above reference number and contain the names
of three referees. It is the responsibility of applicants to ensure that
supporting letters of reference are sent to the same address by the closing
date for applications.
It is expected that interviews for this post will be conducted in the week
beginning 15 June 1998.


Person Description
The candidate should possess a strong research record, including a PhD or
equivalent publications, in phonetics and/or phonology, particularly as
these disciplines relate to the study of reading and writing. Candidates
will need to have or acquire the presentational skills necessary for
lectures, seminars and small group teaching, and the IT and organizational
skills appropriate to departmental teaching and administration.

Job Description
The appointed candidate will be expected to contribute to the research,
teaching (both undergraduate and postgraduate) and administration of the
Department of Linguistics.

**********************************************************
Kersti Bo"rjars Tel: +44-(0)161-275 3042
Department of Linguistics Fax: +44-(0)161-275 3187
University of Manchester e-mail: k.borjarsman.ac.uk
Manchester M13 9PL Visit our web-page:
UK http://lings.ln.man.ac.uk/
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