LINGUIST List 10.1340

Sun Sep 12 1999

Jobs: Computational Ling, Socioling

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  1. Ulrike Sperling, Computational Ling: Internship in Seattle
  2. Jane Simpson, Socioling: Lecturer at U. of Sydney

Message 1: Computational Ling: Internship in Seattle

Date: Fri, 10 Sep 1999 14:54:20 -0700
From: Ulrike Sperling <cicdcicdgo.com>
Subject: Computational Ling: Internship in Seattle

Internship in Computational Linguistics / Software Development

Company Description: World-leading Software Globalization Company based
in Seattle, represented by Center for International Career Development
(CICD)

Contact: Ulrike Sperling

Start date: Immediately

Type of Internship: Information Technology, software R & D in
Computational Linguistics

Description of Internship:
Number of internship positions: 1 - 4
Length: 9-12 months
Salary: Between US$1400-1800 per month

One of the world's largest global players in service and software
globalization needs for its Research Development department
computational linguist interns with qualifications including the
following:

- Experience with parsing methods (ATN, top-down parsers...)
- Phrase structured grammar
- Pattern matching and keyword extraction
- Tokenizing tools and their implementations in various systems
- Lexicographic applications of dictionary structures
- Language/phrase recognition
- Programming skills in PERL and C++
- CGI scripting and HTML
- Semantic encoding of nouns (selectional constraints)
- International focus, experience(s) and language(s)
- Machine Translation and Translation Memory

Internship will focus on R&D methods with development of query patterns
and natural language data processing for cutting edge information
retrieval systems (search engines and other information retrieval
systems).
..

Bringing companies into the global marketplace is an integral part of
the Company's services. Its international localization and testing
capabilities are among the most extensive in the software industry.
Testing and Certification Centers in all major markets around the world
perform linguistic and usability testing, and conduct full certification
using localized test suites on localized platforms. The Company's
expertise extends to a wide array of products including office suites,
graphics, networking, database management, programming languages,
operating systems, printers, scanners, digital photography, and
multimedia authoring tools.
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Message 2: Socioling: Lecturer at U. of Sydney

Date: Mon, 13 Sep 1999 09:39:04 +1000
From: Jane Simpson <jane.simpsonlinguistics.usyd.edu.au>
Subject: Socioling: Lecturer at U. of Sydney

Lecturer
Department of Linguistics, University of Sydney
Reference No. B36/01


The Department of Linguistics, University of Sydney, Australia, is
seeking an experienced and innovative linguist with expertise in
Sociolinguistics, to participate in teaching and research in both the
undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the department, and to
assist in the development and implementation of new programs.

The department (http://www.sultry.arts.usyd.edu.au/ling/) is an active
department with strong interests in general and applied linguistics.
In particular, the department has a strong reputation for postgraduate
research training and the successful applicant would be expected to
contribute to research supervision.

The successful applicant will have experience in teaching at
university level in a range of sociolinguistic fields, a relevant Phd,
strong research record, and evidence of the ability to work
cooperatively in the development and implementation of new programs.
Preference will be given to applicants who have outstanding skills in
both sociolinguistics and applied linguistics. In respect of
sociolinguistics, expertise in one or more of the following fields is
desirable: language variation and change, discourse
analysis/CD/CDA/Multimodal, language and gender, conversational
analysis, corpus linguistics, cross cultural communication. In
respect of applied linguistics, expertise in one or more of the
following fields is desirable: second language acquisition, language
testing, computer assisted language learning, language teaching
methodology, cross cultural communication.

The position is full-time continuing commencing mid-February 2000,
subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation period for new
appointees. Membership of a University approved superannuation scheme
is a condition of employment for new appointees.

For further information contact Dr. Toni Borowsky on (02) 9351-3479, fax
(02) 9351 7572 or e-mail: toni.borowskylinguistics.usyd.edu.au

Salary: Lecturer A$49,409 -$58,673 p.a.

Closing: 15 November 1999
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