LINGUIST List 9.725

Sat May 16 1998

Jobs: Research studentship, Thammasat University

Editor for this issue: Brett Churchill <>


  1. Ruslan Mitkov, Studentship
  2. Yuphaphann Hoonchamlong, Thammasat University, Thailand

Message 1: Studentship

Date: Fri, 15 May 1998 00:24:20 +0100
From: Ruslan Mitkov <>
Subject: Studentship

 (Current value of bursary 5,500)

The University of Wolverhampton, School of Languages and European
Studies invites applications for a research studentship on computational
linguistics. The successful candidate will work on an automatic
abstracting project. We are looking for candidates with a good honours
degree in Computational Linguistics or Computer Science and with
excellent programming skills. Overseas candidates must have a good
command of English.

The successful candidate is expected to start the studentship on
1 September 1998.

For further information about the project, please contact
Prof. Dr. Ruslan Mitkov, tel. 01902 322471, Email

Formal applications must be made to:

The Research Support Unit
University of Wolverhampton
Dudley Campus
Castle View

and must include a completed application form (to be requested from Mrs.
Lesley Barlow - tel. 01902 323317, Email, a CV and
a covering letter in which the candidates explain why they apply for the
studentship and give details of their research interests/experience,
background and programming skills.

Please note that the closing date for applications is 1 June 1998.

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Message 2: Thammasat University, Thailand

Date: Fri, 15 May 1998 14:36:58 +0700 (GMT+0700)
From: Yuphaphann Hoonchamlong <>
Subject: Thammasat University, Thailand

Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Liberal Arts,
Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand has an opening for a "foreign"
(i.e. non-Thai) Faculty position.

Qualifications: Postgraduate degree in General Linguistics, M.A.
essential, with teaching and research experience.
Ph.D. preferred. Knowledge of Thai/Southeast Asian Linguistics

Duties: - teach general linguistics and applied 
linguistics courses, in undergraduate and graduate levels (minimum 3
courses per semester)
 - academic consultation
 - language editor of English articles in the Department
of Linguistics's Journal (Journal of Langauge and Linguistics)

Teaching is expected to start in September 1998.
Initial contract is for one year, renewable.

Document required: CV including recent photograph; names and addresses of
three reference persons.
Apply by July 31, 1998 to:
 Head of Department of Linguistics
 Faculty of Liberal Arts
 Thammasat University
 Prachan Rd. 
 Bangkok 10200, THAILAND 

Fax: (66 2)224-1389 (66 2) 623-5097
Tel: (66 2)221-6111...20 ext. 2656, 2655
 (66 2) 623-5140(direct line)

For inquiry: contact the above address/fax/phone number or e-mail to:,,

For information about the Department and Thammasat University, please
visit our web page at: 

The cost of living in Bangkok in roughly three times less than that in
the US. Meals for one day is about 100 baht or less. A condo apt ranges
from 3,000 
 baht per month. the exchange rate is 40 baht for a dollar
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