LINGUIST List 10.1066

Tue Jul 13 1999

Jobs: Educational Ling, French/German Comp Ling

Editor for this issue: Jody Huellmantel <jodylinguistlist.org>


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  1. Aiasha Graham, Educational Linguistics
  2. Andrew Gramley, French and German Computational Linguists

Message 1: Educational Linguistics

Date: Mon, 12 Jul 1999 14:46:46 -0400
From: Aiasha Graham <abgrahampobox.upenn.edu>
Subject: Educational Linguistics

THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

 Tenure-Track Position, Educational Linguistics


The University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education invites
applications for a new position in the area of Educational
Linguistics. The candidate should have an earned doctorate, with
expertise in language learning and teaching in national and
international contexts, across classrooms, schools and communities;
and research and teaching experience focused on one or more of the
following: TESOL/TEFL studies, second language development and
bilingualism, the role of language in international and multicultural
education.

We are interested in a scholar whose abilities and interests relate to
students at both doctoral and master's levels, and who can offer
courses, as well as supervise, guide, and conduct research germane to
the interests of professional educators and educational researchers.
We anticipate that the appointment would be made at the assistant
professor level.

Please submit a letter of application, CV, publications and the names and
addresses of three references by January 30, 2000 to:

Chair, Educational Linguistics Search Committee
Graduate School of Education
3700 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6216

The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer.

Aiasha B. Graham
LOGAN FOUR Advertising Coordinator
4200 Pine Street, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 898-3627 (VOICE)
(215) 573-2124 (FAX)
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Message 2: French and German Computational Linguists

Date: Mon, 12 Jul 1999 11:12:00 -0700
From: Andrew Gramley <agramleymicrosoft.com>
Subject: French and German Computational Linguists


Enabling computers to understand natural language is a difficult and
fascinating task. Microsoft has amassed some of the top linguists in
the world, and the company is creating high quality linguistic
features such as grammar checkers, search engines, and eventually
machine translation. The Natural Language Group (NLG) is the central
organization for developing and shipping advanced linguistic
technology in Microsoft products. This strategic and growing group is
critical for making software easier for customers to use, and is
central to the company's future. Our features ship in all of
Microsoft's key applications and systems products, including Office,
Windows, and several consumer applications. German Computational
Linguist Primary responsibilities include enhancing and extending the
German computational grammar and text critiquing system, in accordance
with the overall architecture of the Microsoft Natural Language
Understanding system. The initial emphasis will be on understanding
the component for the text critiquing system, followed by the
component for syntactic analysis. Testing the syntactic analysis and
text critiques. Qualifications should include experience in linguistic
research and software development; a product focus; familiarity with
Natural Language Processing; a flexible approach to linguistic theory;
and an advanced degree in linguistics, computer science or a closely
related discipline. Native proficiency in German is required;
practical experience with NLP implementation issues is highly desired.
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce
diversity. Please send your CV in ASCII text or as a Word attachment
to nljobsmicrosoft.com <mailto:nljobsmicrosoft.com> .

French Computational Linguist
Primary responsibilities include enhancing and extending the French
computational grammar and text critiquing system, in accordance with
the overall architecture of the Microsoft Natural Language
Understanding system. The initial emphasis will be on understanding
the component for the text critiquing system, followed by the
component for syntactic analysis. Testing the syntactic analysis and
text critiques. Qualifications should include experience in linguistic
research and software development; a product focus; familiarity with
Natural Language Processing; a flexible approach to linguistic theory;
and an advanced degree in linguistics, computer science or a closely
related discipline. Native proficiency in French is required;
practical experience with NLP implementation issues is highly desired.
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce
diversity. Please send your CV in ASCII text or as a Word attachment
to nljobsmicrosoft.com <mailto:nljobsmicrosoft.com> .
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