LINGUIST List 6.1348

Wed Oct 4 1995

Jobs: Computational Ling, Spanish - Second Lg Acquisition

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  1. Gregory V. Gouzev, Jobs at Caterpillar Inc.
  2. GFW, POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Message 1: Jobs at Caterpillar Inc.

Date: Mon, 02 Oct 1995 15:12:09 Jobs at Caterpillar Inc.
From: Gregory V. Gouzev <gouzevgvsun.mcs.clarkson.edu>
Subject: Jobs at Caterpillar Inc.


 Positions Available

Caterpillar Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of earthmoving
equipment, is currently developing a state-of-the-art computer
translation system. The Caterpillar Automatic Machine Translation (AMT)
system includes a system of controlled English called Caterpillar
Technical English. The technical writer's CTE input is monitored by
linguistic software integrated into the authoring system. The
controlled input is then translated by machine into the target
languages.

Caterpillar is currently seeking qualified individuals to help with the
development and maintenance of this system. Candidates must possess
skills in at least three of the following areas;


 Computational Linguistics
 Contrastive Linguistics (typology)
 Technical Writing (including electronic document delivery)
 Lexicography (preferred candidates will have heavy machinery
 experience)
 Semantic Domain Modeling
 Translations
 Heavy Equipment
 Project Development

Preferred Candidates will have knowledge of one or more of the
following areas:

 SGML
 Mechanical Engineering
 Automotive Electronics
 Publishing
 Teaching
 Unix (AIX) computing environments

An M.A. or equivalent in an appropriate area is required.
The positions are scheduled to begin January 2nd, 1996. Applications,
including a resume' or c.v. and the names of three references, should
be sent to:


 Dr. Christine Kamprath
 Senior Computational Linguist
 AMT/CTE Project
 Technical Information Department
 Building N1-AD180
 600 W. Washington Street
 East Peoria, IL 61630-0371
 USA

Deadline for applications is October 15th, 1995, but applications
arriving after that date will be reviewed until qualified candidates
are selected. Applications may be sent by fax or by mail; queries about
the positions will be accepted by phone or e-mail as well.


e-mail kamprckcat.com fax (309) 675-9773
 phone (309) 675-7339
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Message 2: POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Date: Tue, 03 Oct 1995 08:45:15 POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
From: GFW <westphalumbc.edu>
Subject: POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT


	SPANISH - SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION RESEARCH & APPLICATION
	 THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE COUNTY CAMPUS

	Tenure track Assistant Professor of Spanish with specialization in
second language acquisition research and application. Ph.D. in hand by
September 1, 1996. Will teach courses at undergraduate and M.A. levels in
Spanish language and language teaching methodology/learning strategies.
Will participate in curriculum development, particularly at elementary and
intermediate levels, and in implementation of department-wide assessment
measures and outreach programs with area schools. Resume, transcript and
three letters of recommendation should be received by December 1, 1995.
Send to German F. Westphal, Department of Modern Languages & Linguistics,
University of Maryland, Baltimore County Campus, Baltimore, MD 21228-5398.
Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to
apply. AA/EOE.
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