LINGUIST List 4.877

Tue 26 Oct 1993

Jobs: Computational, Speech Science, Spanish

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  1. Marie C Hayet, UMIST Position
  2. , Research opportunities in Speech Science/Speech Disorders
  3. Stanley Dubinsky, job announcement - Spanish
  4. David A. Evans, Position in Computational Linguistics at CMU

Message 1: UMIST Position

Date: Sun, 24 Oct 93 02:11:18 GMUMIST Position
From: Marie C Hayet <maricrisccl.umist.ac.uk>
Subject: UMIST Position

UNITED KINGDOM - University of Manchester Institute of
Science and Technology (UMIST) - Department of Language and
Linguistics

 LECTURING POSITION

Applications are invited from experienced French language
specialists or applied linguists with an interest in
computational approaches to linguistics and language
teaching. Research interests may include pragmatics and
discourse analysis, lexicography/terminology, corpus
linguistics, LSP, language-teaching media, information
technologies, Artificial Intelligence, etc. The list is not
limitative.

The Department offers undergraduate courses integrating
Computational Linguistics and Modern Languages, as well as
modern language courses for scientists and engineers. It
also runs a number of postgraduate courses in various areas
of Natural Language Processing. The successful candidate
will be expected to make an active contribution in existing
courses and to run new courses in his/her specialist areas.

Research opportunities and computing resources in this
multilingual Department are excellent. The successful
candidate will be expected to participate actively in
existing research projects and to initiate research in
his/her area(s).

Candidates will be expected to have a good understanding of
the British higher education system and a good working
knowledge of English. Prior managerial or administrative
experience will be considered an advantage.

Commencing salary will be within the scale: 14k pounds
sterling - 22k pounds sterling

Requests for application forms and further particulars
should be sent to: The Personnel Office, Registrar's
Department, UMIST, P.O. Box 88, Manchester M60 1QD. Please
quote reference LL/EML.

UMIST is an equal opportunity employer.
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Message 2: Research opportunities in Speech Science/Speech Disorders

Date: Mon, 25 Oct 93 14:45 BST
From: <FEBH23ujvax.ulster.ac.uk>
Subject: Research opportunities in Speech Science/Speech Disorders

Opportunities exist to pursue postgraduate research in phonetics, speech
science and speech disorders at the University of Ulster at Jordanstown
for the degrees of M.Phil. and D.Phil. In Britain, these degrees are by
guided research mainly, with a minimum of course work (in some cases none).

The Phonetics Laboratory in the Department of Communication is equipped with
state-of-the-art instrumentation for recording and analysing speech, including
Kay DSP Sonagraph 5500, Computerized Speech Lab with Electropalatometer
add on, GW Instruments SoundScope, VisiPitch and Nasometer and Laryngograph.
Access to stroboscopy and videofluorography is normally possible.

Current expertise among staff includes analysis and transcription of
disordered speech, normal and disordered voice, child language, regional
accents, advertisers' and politicians' speech.

Funding for UK citizens wishing to study at the University can be applied
for through the usual channels. Unfortunately, funding for overseas
students is not available from the University.

For more information contact: Dr Martin J Bal, Department of Communication,
University of Ulster at Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, BT37 0QB.
Tel +44 232 365131x2649 Fax +44 232 362806 E-mail febh23ujvax.ulster.ac.uk
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Message 3: job announcement - Spanish

Date: Mon, 25 Oct 93 11:06:43 EDjob announcement - Spanish
From: Stanley Dubinsky <DUBINSKUNIVSCVM.bitnet>
Subject: job announcement - Spanish

Experienced Assistant or Associate Professor of Spanish, Ph.D.,
for tenure track position to teach courses at all levels beginning
Fall 1994. Preferred qualifications include specialization in
Applied Linguistics/Pedagogy or Business Spanish. Native quality
Spanish and English. Demonstrated excellence in teaching and
commitment to scholarly research and service. Salary competitive,
depending upon qualifications and experience. For full consideration
send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three
references to Dr. Rita Gardiol, Chairperson, Dept. of Spanish,
Italian, and Portuguese, University of South Carolina, Columbia,
South Carolina, 29208. Review of applications will begin January 10.
AA/EEO Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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Message 4: Position in Computational Linguistics at CMU

Date: Mon, 25 Oct 93 21:40:52 EDPosition in Computational Linguistics at CMU
From: David A. Evans <daelcl.cmu.edu>
Subject: Position in Computational Linguistics at CMU

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 Position in Computational Linguistics
 At Carnegie Mellon University

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The Philosophy Department at Carnegie Mellon University solicits
candidates for a full-time, tenure-track position in its Computational
Linguistics Program. The job will commence with Autumn Term, 1994.

The Computational Linguistics Program has 12 Core Faculty with
appointments in either the Department of Philosophy or Computer
Science. The Program offers the Ph.D., M.S., and B.S. degrees in
Computational Linguistics. Currently, there are 35 graduate students,
approximately half of whom are in the Ph.D. Program.

Applicants should be prepared to teach undergraduate and graduate
courses in linguistics theory and computational linguistics; to engage
in cross-disciplinary research with colleagues, for example, in
Computer Science, Cognitive Psychology, Philosophy (including Logic),
Information Science, or Machine Translation; to assist in the advising
and administration of students in the Computational Linguistics
Program; and to participate in the activities of the Laboratory for
Computational Linguistics. Candidates should have backgrounds in
computer science as well as linguistics. Special consideration will
be given to applicants who have demonstrated competence in adapting
linguistic theory to computational applications or computation theory
to linguistic applications. Additional weight will be given for
demonstrated ability to establish and sustain funded research
activities.

Candidates should include a statement of research interests, a sample
of papers, curriculum vitae, and the names of at least three people
from whom letters of recommendation have been requested. Applicants
who do not already have the Ph.D. degree must offer evidence that the
degree will be granted by August 1994.

Send applications by December 1, 1993, to:

 Computational Linguistics Search Committee
 Department of Philosophy
 Carnegie Mellon University
 Schenley Park
 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3890 (USA)

Note: Carnegie Mellon University does not discriminate and Carnegie
Mellon University is required not to discriminate in admission,
employment, or administration of its programs on the basis of race,
color, national origin, sex, or handicap in violation of Title VI of
the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments
of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 or other
federal, state, or local laws or executive orders. In addition,
Carnegie Mellon University does not discriminate in admission,
employment, or administration of its programs on the basis of
religion, creed, ancestry, belief, age, veteran status, sexual
orientation or in violation of any federal, state, or local laws or
executive orders. While the federal government does continue to
exclude gays, lesbians and bisexuals from receiving ROTC scholarships
or serving in the military, ROTC classes on this campus are available
to all students. Inquiries concerning application of these statements
should be directed to the Provost, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000
Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 [(412) 268-6684] or the Vice
President for Enrollment, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes
Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 [(412) 268-2056]. Obtain general
information about Carnegie Mellon University by calling (412)
268-2000.
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