LINGUIST List 8.1736

Thu Dec 4 1997

Jobs: General Ling, Sentence Processing, Translation

Editor for this issue: Martin Jacobsen <>


  1. Alfred Bendixen, General Ling
  2. Suzanne Stevenson, Sentence Processing job
  3. birgit, Translation Studies/Linguistics

Message 1: General Ling

Date: Dec 03, 1997 17:44:58
From: Alfred Bendixen <>
Subject: General Ling

The English Department at California State University has a
tenure-track position for an assistant or associate Professor to teach
LINGUISTICS (the entire range of undergraduate courses plus the
ability to teach Freshman Composition)

Applications must be received by December 5, 1998.

 Please send letter of application, curriculum vita, and 3 letters
of recommendation to:

 Alfred Bendixen, Chair
 English Dept.
 California State University
 5151 State University Drived
 Los Angeles CA 90032-8110

Please Note: We regret the short notice, but if the letter of
application and vita reach us by Dec 5, we can accept a brief note
stating that the letters of recommendation will follow shortly. Thank
you. Alfred Bendixen (
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Message 2: Sentence Processing job

Date: Wed, 03 Dec 1997 08:51:27 -0500
From: Suzanne Stevenson <>
Subject: Sentence Processing job

The Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science (RuCCS) has an opening for a
Visiting Faculty position, in the area of adult psycholinguistics.
Candidates with an established research program in human sentence
processing are encouraged to apply. The candidate must have a strong
experimental background in adult psycholinguistics. Multidisciplinary
training in linguistics and/or computational modeling is desirable.

The position is primarily a research appointment, although the
candidate will be expected to offer a faculty/graduate seminar in
their area of expertise. Appointment will probably be as Assistant or
Associate Research Professor, but a higher level appointment is not
excluded. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The
appointment will be for one academic year. It is possible that a
permanent position will be authorized in this area in the near future.

RuCCS is a multidisciplinary research institute on the New Brunswick,
NJ, campus of Rutgers University, with faculty from the Computer
Science, Linguistics, Philosophy, and Psychology Departments. Please
see our web site ( for a description of the
Center, associated faculty, and activities.

Deadline for applications is January 5th. Send dossier, including CV
and a list of three people from whom references may be requested, to:

Suzanne Stevenson,
Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science,
Rutgers University, Busch Campus,
Psychology Building Addition,
New Brunswick, NJ 08903

Rutgers University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
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Message 3: Translation Studies/Linguistics

Date: Wed, 3 Dec 97 13:01:32 GMT
From: birgit <>
Subject: Translation Studies/Linguistics

Position in Translation Studies / Linguistics

The Translation Studies Department at the Institute for English and
American Studies, Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany invites
applications for a 2 year part-time position in a DFG (Deutsche
Forschungsgemeinschaft) project on cleft sentences, starting January

The title of the project is "Das Verhdltnis von Fokus und
struktureller Explizitheit in Uebersetzungen mit Spaltsaetzen" (the
relationship between focus and structural explicitness in the
translation of cleft sentences) and will be led by
Prof. Dr. M. Doherty.

Requirements: MA in Linguistics or "Diplomuebersetzer" or equivalent;
fluency in English and German. Knowledge in Syntax and/or Semantics
especially in Information Structure (Focus, Topic...) is preferred.

Conditions and salary are set by the DFG to = BAT IIa - O for 2 years.

The succesful candidate may start in January 1998 or as soon as

Application: Information may be obtained via email from 
Birgit Ahlemeyer <>
or from the address below.

Please send your application including your CV and a brief outline of
your personal interest in the project as soon as possible to:

Prof. Dr. M. Doherty
Philosophische Fakultaet II
Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin

or via email to: Birgit Ahlemeyer <>
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