LINGUIST List 4.979

Tue 23 Nov 1993

Jobs: Research scientist, Correction, Assistant professor

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Message 1: job announcement

Date: Thu, 18 Nov 93 11:44:10 ESjob announcement
From: Rohini Srihari <rohinics.buffalo.edu>
Subject: job announcement

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 RESEARCH POSITION - Computational Linguist

Center of Excellence for Document Analysis and Recognition (CEDAR)
State University of New York at Buffalo

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A Research Scientist position is available immediately
to work on an NSF-funded project where
statistical models of language (English) are used in recognizing
(i.e., reading) handwritten text. CEDAR conducts research
and development work on all aspects of document
recognition/understanding and is situated on the campus of
SUNY at Buffalo.

REQUIRED BACKGROUND:
 Computational Linguistics
 Experience in statistical methods for NLP (e.g., part-of-speech
 tagging, stochastic parsing)
 Experience in corpus-based linguistic analysis for English
 Experience in OCR or speech recognition highly desirable
 C Programming
 Good written and verbal skills

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
 A Ph.D. or M.S. with expertise in
 Computational Linguistics
 Artificial Intelligence or Computer Science is required.
 In the case of M.S., 2-3 years work experience in
 the above areas is required.

JOB DESCRIPTION
 To work on a project which integrates statistical
 NLP techniques with handwriting recognition for both
 on-line (pen-based) and off-line (paper-based) systems.
 Specific tasks include the development of
 a corpus of informal language, development of suitable
 lexicons for the task, development of syntactic and
 semantic techniques to improve handwritten sentence/phrase
 recognition. Will be working with a small team (3-4) of
 other researchers.

SALARY
 Will be based upon qualifications and relevant experience.

Interested applicants should send a CV (including 3 references)
along with a letter describing background and research
interests to:

 Rohini K. Srihari
 CEDAR/UB Commons
 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 202
 Buffalo, NY 14228-2567

 e-mail: rohinics.buffalo.edu
 Fax: (716)-645-6176
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Message 2: JOB AT UT AUSTIN: CORRECTION

Date: Thu, 18 Nov 1993 21:57:49 JOB AT UT AUSTIN: CORRECTION
From: Knud Lambrecht <lambrecemx.cc.utexas.edu>
Subject: JOB AT UT AUSTIN: CORRECTION


UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, AUSTIN
DEPARTMENT OF FRENCH AND ITALIAN

The search for a generalist in French linguistics at the Assistant
professor rank has been SUSPENDED. If a decision is made next year to
resume the search, an announcement will be made accordingly. To those
who have applied or are in the process of doing so, many thanks (and
sincere regrets for the inconvenience). Please be assured that your
application will in any case be kept on file.

 Jean-Pierre Cauvin
 Chairman
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Message 3: Please post

Date: Mon, 22 Nov 1993 18:40:35 Please post
From: <gerdtssfu.ca>
Subject: Please post


Tenure-Track Position in Applied Linguistics, Simon Fraser University

Applications are being accepted for a tenure-track position in Linguistics
starting September 1, 1994, subject to approval of funding. Appointment
will be made at the assistant professor rank. A primary specialization in
applied linguistics and a strong secondary field of expertise within
Linguistics are required for this position. The successful candidate will
be assigned primary responsibilities in the department's programs for
teachers of English as a Second Language. Teaching duties will include
courses on Teaching English as a Second Language and other applied
linguistics courses, as well as a range of other linguistics courses at
various levels. Candidates should hold a Ph. D. in Linguistics or other
field with a linguistics specialization, show strong promise as a
researcher, be prepared to become active in the development and management
of undergraduate programs, particularly in the TESL area, and to accept
graduate supervision duties. Send a letter of application, curriculum
vitae, and sample publications (by January 15, 1994) to: Dr. T. Perry,
Chair, Linguistics Department, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B. C. V5A
1S6, Canada [phone: (604) 291-3554, FAX: (604) 291-5659, e-mail:
perrysfu.ca]. Candidates should arrange for three letters of
recommendation to be sent to the Department by the deadline. In accordance
with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to
Canadian citizens and permanent residents. SFU offers equal employment
opportunities to qualified applicants.

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