LINGUIST List 9.1411

Sun Oct 11 1998

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  1. E.Jaworska, University of Wales Bangor: Lectureship in Linguistics
  2. Ted Gibson, Research Associate in language learnability

Message 1: University of Wales Bangor: Lectureship in Linguistics

Date: Thu, 8 Oct 1998 14:22:27 +0100 (GMT Daylight Time)
From: E.Jaworska <e.jaworskabangor.ac.uk>
Subject: University of Wales Bangor: Lectureship in Linguistics



 SCHOOL OF ENGLISH AND LINGUISTICS

			Department of Linguistics


Applications are invited for a Lectureship in the Linguistics, tenable
from 1st January 1999 or as soon as possible thereafter. 

>From September 1999 the Department will be introducing two new degree
schemes, in English Language and in English Language and
Literature. The person appointed will be expected to play a major role
in the teaching, development and administration of these degree
schemes. Applicants should have research and teaching interests in one
or more of the following areas: stylistics (literary and non-literary)
or language variation, and be able to teach courses relating to
language and the media. The ability to offer courses in the History of
English or in Corpus Linguistics would be an advantage.

Applicants should have completed their PhD and should have a strong
record in teaching and research relative to their age and experience. 

The appointment will be on the Lecturer Scale: L16,655-L29,048
(sterling).

Application forms and further particulars can be obtained from Personnel
Services, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2DG. 
Tel. +44 (0)1248-382926. 	E-mail: pos020bangor.ac.uk

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Professor Jenny Thomas,
Linguistics Department, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2DG.
Tel. +44 (0)1248-382270. Email: Jenny.ThomasBangor.ac.uk

Please quote reference number 98/181 when applying.

Closing date for applications: Friday, 6th November 1998.
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Message 2: Research Associate in language learnability

Date: Fri, 9 Oct 1998 10:08:37 -0400 (EDT)
From: Ted Gibson <gibsonpsyche.mit.edu>
Subject: Research Associate in language learnability


Position for research associate to work with us on the computational study of
language learnability within the parameter-setting framework, under the
supervision of Ken Wexler and Ted Gibson in the departments of Brain and
Cognitive Sciences and Linguistics and Philosophy at MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA.
The work will involve computational implementation of theories of language
learning within a linguistic framework. Programming skills are required.
Knowledge of syntactic theory is desirable. Send inquiries (optionally
including a statement of your interest in this area of research) to Ken Wexler
(wexlerpsyche.mit.edu) and Ted Gibson (gibsonpsyche.mit.edu).
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