LINGUIST List 8.1406

Thu Oct 2 1997

Jobs: TESL,Natural Lang,Computational Ling

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  1. Bob Yates, TESL/Applied Linguistics
  2. Linda Fresques, Natural Language, Comp Linguistics, Language Specialists

Message 1: TESL/Applied Linguistics

Date: Wed, 01 Oct 1997 10:01:40 -0500
From: Bob Yates <kaboyatessprintmail.com>
Subject: TESL/Applied Linguistics

Assistant Professor of TESL/Applied Linguistics. Tenure track position
starting August 1998. Ph.D preferred; ABD required. ESL teaching
experience and ability to work with public school teachers required. 
12-hour teaching load includes introductory linguistics, SLA theory,
TESL methodology, academic ESL, and freshman composition. Salary
dependent upon qualifications and experience. Send letter of
application, vita, all transcripts, and three letters of recommendation
to David Smith, Chair, Department of English and Philosophy, Central
Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO 64093. Women and minorities
encouraged to apply. Review begins January 5, 1998, and continues until
filled. AA/EEO/AdA.


Robert Yates, Central Missouri State University, ryatescmsuvmb.cmsu.edu
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Message 2: Natural Language, Comp Linguistics, Language Specialists

Date: Wed, 01 Oct 1997 13:09:59 -0600
From: Linda Fresques <fresquescrl.nmsu.edu>
Subject: Natural Language, Comp Linguistics, Language Specialists

Natural Language Engineering Positions

The Computing Research Laboratory (CRL) at New Mexico State University,
a leading research laboratory specializing in multilingual computing and
applications has several immediate openings.

Senior Programmer (multiple positions)

The mandatory requirements for the position include:

A bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject
A minimum of 5 years of experience in applications programming
Excellent programming skills
Excellent software system design skills
Experience of work on a large project
Interest in computational approaches to processing natural language
Openness to new ideas and a desire to make ideas work in practice
Fluency in English and good communication skills

Any of the following will be a plus:

Advanced degrees in a relevant subject: this could be an ideal
position for a POST-DOCTORAL appointment
Expertise in natural language processing or related areas
Background in computational or field linguistics
Knowledge of languages other than English, and especially Persian,
Turkish, Serbo-Croatian, Arabic or Korean;
Experience in any of the following areas:
- programming and knowledge representation languages, compiler
and parser technology
- expert systems, knowledge based systems, artificial intelligence
- database technology
- software engineering, development and debugging methods
- object-oriented programming languages (e.g., C++, Java)

Successful candidates will join a highly-motivated interdisciplinary R&D
team. The candidates will design and implement R&D software and provide
technical support for our work in natural language processing
architectures, machine translation and multilingual information
processing systems.

Duration of appointment: 2 years, with a possibility of extension.
Salary will depend on qualifications.

If you have a B.Sc. or equivalent and 1 year of working experience,
please apply for a Computer Specialist II position.

If you have a B.Sc. or equivalent and 5 years of working experience,
please apply for an Analyst III position.

If you have a B.Sc. or equivalent and 7 or more years of working
experience, please apply for an Computer Specialist III position.

Study toward higher degrees in CS counts as experience.

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Computational Linguists / Language Specialists (multiple positions)

CRL urgently seeks qualified individuals to help us develop the static
knowledge sources (grammars, lexicons, etc.) for the analysis side of
several machine translation systems. The languages we are interested in
are:

Persian
Turkish
Arabic
Korean
Serbo-Croatian

The mandatory requirements for the position include:

Fluency in one of the above languages
Fluency in English
Experience with word processing on the computer
Good communication skills

Any of the following will be a plus:

Undergraduate and/or graduate work in linguistics
Expertise in natural language processing or related areas
Expertise in programming

Duration of appointment: 18 months, with a possibility of extension.
Salary will strongly depend on qualifications.

Successful candidates will work in teams led by CRL staff members. These
are JUNIOR positions. However, we will also entertain inquiries from
SENIOR computational linguists who would also help with design,
evaluation and management of the knowledge acquisition efforts.

If you have a B.Sc. or equivalent, please apply for a Computational
Linguist I position.

If you have a B.Sc. or equivalent and 5 years of working experience,
please apply for an Analyst III position.

If you have a M.Sc. or equivalent and 2 years of working experience,
please apply for a Computational Linguist II position.

If you have a Ph.D. or equivalent and 4 or more years of working
experience, please apply for a Computational Linguist III position.


How To Apply

Send a CV, three letters of reference and a cover letter describing your
career goals and qualifications and naming the position for which you
are applying to:

 Angelic Sena
 Computing Research Laboratory, New Mexico State University
 Box 30001 / Dept. 3CRL
 Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
 USA
 ail: asenacrl.nmsu.edu


Computing Research Laboratory

The Computing Research Laboratory (CRL), located on the New Mexico State
University campus in Las Cruces, New Mexico, is an internationally
acclaimed center of research excellence. The laboratory mainly focuses
on natural language processing applications (machine translation,
multilingual information retrieval, extraction and summarization),
interface design, and knowledge representation.

Information about CRL and its projects can be found at
http://crl.nmsu.edu.

CRL Senior Researchers

Stephen Beale Natural Language Analysis and Generation, Control
Architectures, Planning, Intelligent Agents

James Cowie (Deputy Director) Multilingual Information Retrieval and
Extraction, Corpus Methods, Machine Translation, CL Tools, Intelligent Agents

David Farwell Machine Translation, Computational Linguistics, Pragmatics
and Discourse

Stephen Helmreich Machine Translation, Computational Linguistics,
Pragmatics and Discourse, Corpus Methods, NLP System Evaluation

Wanying Jin Chinese Computational Linguistics, Machine Translation,
Information Retrieval

Sergei Nirenburg (Director) Machine Translation, Natural Language
Analysis and Generation, Ontology and Ontological Semantics,
Intelligent Agents, Knowledge Elicitation, Computational Linguistic
Typology

William Ogden Human-Computer Interaction, GUI, Learning Environments,
Machine-Aided Translation, Multilingual Information Retrieval, CL
Tools

Svetlana Sheremetyeva Russian and Serbo-Croatian Computational
Linguistics, Computational Morphology, Authoring Systems, Knowledgea
Elicitation, Natural Language Generation

Evelyne Viegas Lexical Knowledge Acquisition, Natural Language
Analysis and Generation, Machine Translation, Spanish Computational
Linguistics

Remi Zajac Multilingual Processing Architectures, Machine Translation,
Multi-Engine Machine Translation, CL Tools and Formalisms
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