LINGUIST List 7.1713

Thu Dec 5 1996

Jobs: Computational, Translator, Syntax

Editor for this issue: T. Daniel Seely <dseelyemunix.emich.edu>


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  1. Karen Wallace, Computational lexicographer
  2. Klaus Schubert, JOB OPENING IN TRANSLATOR TRAINING IN GERMANY
  3. Gregory Ward, Syntax position at Northwestern University

Message 1: Computational lexicographer

Date: Mon, 02 Dec 1996 11:25:41 CST
From: Karen Wallace <kwitpinc.com>
Subject: Computational lexicographer

Intelligent Text Processing, Inc. in Santa Monica, CA
is seeking to hire an individual for the position of
computational lexicographer. The primary responsibility
is maintainance and augmentation of a large sense-disambiguated
lexicon and semantic ontology. Lexical entries contain coded
morphological and syntactic features, as well as semantic
features expressed in a first order logic format.

You must have a Master's or Ph.D. in linguistics, an excellent
grasp of syntax & first-order logic, a good understanding of
English syntax, an excellent vocabulary, and familiarity with
UNIX and computational linguistics. You must be bright,
motivated, honest, and dedicated.

It is desirable for you to also have knowledge or experience
in lexicography, as well as knowledge of the Prolog programming
language.

Intelligent Text Processing, Inc. is a small company of
linguists and computer engineers dedicated to the building and
maintenance of true natural language understanding systems
which are comprehensive enough to be commercially viable.

Please send a letter of application with a current resume or
CV (including references) to:

Dr. Karen Wallace
Intelligent Text Processing
1310 Montana Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90403

If you have specific questions about the position, please
send an e-mail message to kwitpinc.com, or send a fax to
(310) 395-4933. Please do not telephone ITP.

ITP is an equal opportunity employer.
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Message 2: JOB OPENING IN TRANSLATOR TRAINING IN GERMANY

Date: Tue, 03 Dec 1996 09:49:02 +0100
From: Klaus Schubert <schubertfhf-tue.com>
Subject: JOB OPENING IN TRANSLATOR TRAINING IN GERMANY
Die Fachhochschule Flensburg stellt, zeitlich befristet vom 1.2.1997 bis
31.7.1998 (Beschaeftigungsfoerderungsgesetz), eine

 LEHRKRAFT FUER BESONDERE AUFGABEN

fuer den Studiengang Technikuebersetzen zur Unterstuetzung des
wiedergewaehlten Prorektors im Bereich der Lehre ein.

Die Lehrgebiete umfassen Sprachkompetenz Englisch, Landeskunde, Technisches
Uebersetzen (Deutsch-Englisch), Uebersetzungslehre.

Die Ausschreibung richtet sich ausschliesslich an englische
Muttersprachler/innen mit wissenschaftlichem Abschluss in einem
sprachwissenschaftlichen Fach.

Verguetung: BAT II a.

Schwerbehinderte Bewerberinnen und Bewerber werden bei entsprechender
Eignung bevorzugt beruecksichtigt.

Die Fachhochschule Flensburg ist bestrebt, den Anteil von
Wissenschaftlerinnen in Forschung Lehre zu erhoehen und fordert deshalb
entsprechend qualifizierte Frauen ausdruecklich auf, sich zu bewerben.

Bewerbungen mit den ueblichen Unterlagen werden bis zum 9. Januar 1997
(Eingang) erbeten an den:

Kanzler der Fachhochschule Flensburg, Kanzleistr. 91-93, D-24943 Flensburg,
Deutschland


Klaus Schubert schubertfhf-tue.com
Studiengang Technikuebersetzen
Fachhochschule Flensburg
Am Bundesbahnhof 1 Tel +49 (461) 1 44 97-12
D-24937 Flensburg Fax +49 (461) 2 11 25
Deutschland/Germanio/Tyskland/Duitsland/Germany
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Message 3: Syntax position at Northwestern University

Date: Tue, 03 Dec 1996 08:59:57 CST
From: Gregory Ward <wardpg-13.ling.nwu.edu>
Subject: Syntax position at Northwestern University
			SYNTAX POSITION

The Department of Linguistics at Northwestern University announces a
full-time tenure-track position in syntax at the assistant professor
level. The starting date for the position is September 1, 1997.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in linguistics or a related field by the
starting date of the position. We are seeking candidates with a primary
specialization in syntax, as well as additional expertise in one or more
of the following areas: language typology, formal semantics,
quantitative sociolinguistics, and bilingualism. Preference will be
given to candidates with publications beyond the dissertation and
teaching skills of demonstrably high quality.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

To receive fullest consideration, applications should reach Northwestern
by December 16, 1996. The application should include the candidate's CV
(indicating an e-mail address), a statement of research and teaching
interests, reprints or other written work, teaching evaluations (if
available), and the names of three references. Candidates should
arrange to have the letters of reference sent directly to the search
committee. Send materials to:

		Syntax Search Committee
		Department of Linguistics
		Northwestern University
		2016 Sheridan Road
		Evanston, IL 60208-4090
		USA

		(Tel: 847-491-7020, Fax: 847-491-3770)

E-mail inquiries should be directed to Beth Levin, the chair of the
search committee, at b-levinnwu.edu. The web page for the Department
is: http://www.ling.nwu.edu.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer, and applications from minority and women candidates are
especially welcome.
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