LINGUIST List 10.391

Mon Mar 15 1999

Jobs: Phonology, Ling Test Engineers

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  1. Steven Schaufele, Phonology Theory; Asst Prof at Soochow U. in Taiwan
  2. Heather Jones (Volt Computer), Linguistic Test Engineers; Seattle based corporation

Message 1: Phonology Theory; Asst Prof at Soochow U. in Taiwan

Date: Mon, 15 Mar 1999 18:18:29 -0800
From: Steven Schaufele <fcosw5mail.scu.edu.tw>
Subject: Phonology Theory; Asst Prof at Soochow U. in Taiwan

Soochow University, English Department invites applications for the
position of Assistant Professor (or higher ranks) in Linguistics, with a
specialty in phonology to begin in August, 1999. Applicants must have a
sound background in linguistic theory. All applications should include
resume, two reference letters and a copy of your Ph.D. degree. Please
mail to

	Jennifer Shih
	English Department Soochow Univ.
	Lingshi Rd., No. 70, Taipei, Taiwan 111
	Tel: (02)2881-9471 Ext. 6482

by April 15, 1999.
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Message 2: Linguistic Test Engineers; Seattle based corporation

Date: Fri, 12 Mar 1999 09:47:20 -0800
From: Heather Jones (Volt Computer) <v-heathjmicrosoft.com>
Subject: Linguistic Test Engineers; Seattle based corporation

German, Spanish, Japanese, French and English Linguistic Tester (contingent
staff position)/Seattle based corporation

Seeking native speaker with background in linguistics and language to assist
in the testing of cutting-edge linguistic products using natural language
technology. 

Job description: 
*	Create expected results for linguistics technology and products
	(e.g., grammar checker), based on specifications. 
*	Use expected results in comparison testing to find and report bugs.

*	Effectively communicate bugs and issues related to consistency and
	quality of product to team.
*	May be called on to assist in corpus gathering and maintenance
	tasks. 
*	May perform directed linguistic testing and communicate results via
	detailed analysis for linguistic developers. 
*	May run automation scripts and queries in order to provide reports
	and test data.

Qualifications: 
*	Native or near-native fluency in target language.
*	Good judgment and ability to track details carefully. 
*	Basic Windows use necessary. 
*	General knowledge of personal computers, and the ability to install,
	upgrade and use Word and Excel, email application software,
	and MS operating system(s) preferred. 
*	Database experience useful but not required. 
*	Associate's degree in Linguistics or Language-related field, or
	equivalent work experience/training preferred. 

For more information, please contact Heather Jones at Volt Computer Services
(v-heathjmicrosoft.com <mailto:v-heathjmicrosoft.com>). 
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