LINGUIST List 13.2364

Wed Sep 18 2002

Jobs: Computer Applications in Ling: AsstProf, MI USA

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  1. hdry, Jobs: Computer Applications in Ling: AsstProf, Eastern Michigan Univ.

Message 1: Jobs: Computer Applications in Ling: AsstProf, Eastern Michigan Univ.

Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 15:04:23 +0000
From: hdry <>
Subject: Jobs: Computer Applications in Ling: AsstProf, Eastern Michigan Univ.

University or Organization: Eastern Michigan University
Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas Required: Computational Linguistics, General
Linguistics, Computer applications in linguistics

Tenure-track assistant professor of linguistics with experience and/or
research interests in the application of computers to linguistics,
e.g., in the digital archiving or analysis of language data and in the
use of internet technologies in the collection, search, and retrieval
of language documentation. The position begins Fall 2003. The
successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in these
skills, as well as undergraduate and MA-level courses in one or more
core areas of linguistics. Knowledge of XML, database structure,
metadata formats, and other emerging standards in language engineering
is a plus, as is fieldwork experience and experience working with
phonetic and lexical data.

One of the developing emphases of the EMU linguistics program is the
digitization of language data; this emphasis is emerging from EMU's
participation in the E-MELD project (
and the fact that EMU is a site of The LINGUIST List
( and a major OLAC service provider
( The successful candidate will have
the opportunity to make a significant contribution to these

The linguistics program at Eastern Michigan University has a small
faculty committed to offering a competitive general linguistics
curriculum at the BA, BS, and MA levels. We are seeking someone with
versatility and demonstrated excellence in teaching who will not only
expand our curriculum but also exhibit a dedication to teaching and to
the continued development of strong undergraduate and MA programs.

The PhD must be completed at the time of appointment. Eastern
Michigan University is a comprehensive university in southeastern
Michigan with approximately 25,000 students and 400 academic majors,
minors and concentrations offered through five degree-granting
colleges and a graduate school. Send application letter, CV, complete
dossier (including three letters of recommendation), and a sample of
your recent work to Posting # F10083, Eastern Michigan University, 202
Boone Hall, Ypsilanti, MI 48197. Please direct inquiries to Helen
Aristar-Dry ( We will begin screening
applications November 1 and continue until the position is filled.
EMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer; women and
minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Posting # F10083
	Linguistics Program (English Dept.)
	Eastern Michigan University
	202 Boone Hall
	Ypsilanti, MI 48197
	United States of America 
Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:
	Prof. Helen Aristar-Dry.
	Tel: 734 487 0144
	Fax: 734 483 9744

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