LINGUIST List 10.1209

Mon Aug 16 1999

Jobs: Faculty/Japan, R&D/Natural Lang Understanding

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  1. Seiki Ayano, faculty position at Mie University, Japan
  2. Yannick Lallement, R&D/Natural Lang Understanding

Message 1: faculty position at Mie University, Japan

Date: Mon, 16 Aug 1999 18:12:31 +0900 (JST)
From: Seiki Ayano <ayanohuman.mie-u.ac.jp>
Subject: faculty position at Mie University, Japan


Linguistics and English Language Teaching Position in Mie, Japan.

The Division of English Studies in the Faculty of Humanities and Social
Sciences at Mie University announces a non-tenure-track opening at the
lecturer level, beginning September 1, 2000 for two years (maybe
renewable for one more year).

The successful candidate will be required to teach a course in
linguistics, one in American and British cultural studies and four in
English speaking and writing skills. Each course meets once a week for
90 minutes; an academic year consists of thirty teaching weeks.

We are seeking a native speaker of English with (preferably) a PhD in
linguistics, publications and evidence of scholarly potential. Teaching
experience at the tertiary level is preferred.

Review of candidates begins August, 17, and will continue until the
position is filled (possibly by early September). Please send c.v.,
names and addresses of two references to:

Professor Takeshi Ikenaga
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Mie University
1515 Kamihama, Tsu
Mie 514-8507
Japan.

Mie University is a national, comprehensive university and is
approximately a one-hour train ride from Nagoya.

Informal inquiries about the position should be sent to Seiki Ayano at
ayanohuman.mie-u.ac.jp.
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Message 2: R&D/Natural Lang Understanding

Date: Mon, 16 Aug 1999 14:39:54 -0400 (EDT)
From: Yannick Lallement <yannickNOVATOR.COM>
Subject: R&D/Natural Lang Understanding





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Novator Systems (http://www.novator.com) is looking to hire an MSc or
PhD in Natural Language Understanding.

Novator is a web company based in Toronto, that specializes in
electronic retail. One of the areas in which we have developed
software is in automatically responding to customer inquiries over the
web, using artificial intelligence techniques. We are currently
beta-testing version 1 of our software on one of our customer's sites
(http://www.ftd.com) - we can automatically respond to about 55% of
the comments we receive with about 2.3% false positives. Our next
phase of R&D requires strong Natural Language Understanding skills.

We are looking to hire an MSc or PhD in Natural Language Understanding
for this next phase. Please send applications to
intelliservenovator.com.

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