LINGUIST List 9.180

Sat Feb 7 1998

Jobs: French/English Ling, Postdoc, NLP (Xerox)

Editor for this issue: Martin Jacobsen <martylinguistlist.org>


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  1. Dirk Speelman, French/English Ling
  2. Bonnie J. Dorr, POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
  3. Gilbert Harrus, Project Leader--Xerox Research Centre Europe

Message 1: French/English Ling

Date: Fri, 6 Feb 1998 15:40:35 +0100
From: Dirk Speelman <Dirk.Speelmanarts.kuleuven.ac.be>
Subject: French/English Ling


Position Vacant French Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics of the University of Leuven (Belgium)
has a vacancy for a full-time member of staff in French Linguistics:
The teaching commitment comprises the following courses at the KULAK
(the Kortrijk Campus of the University of Leuven):

-V401 French I: Grammar and Exercises (60 hrs.): 1st candidature
Romance Languages

-V411 French II: Syntax (60 hrs.): 2nd candidature Romance Languages

-V420 General Introduction to and Methodology of Romance Linguistics
(30 hrs.): 2nd candidature Romance Languages (as from 01/10/1999)

-V506 French Historical Texts (30 hrs.): 1st candidature Modern
History (as from 01/10/1999)

Alongside this teaching commitment, the applicant is expected to
conduct research in the area of French linguistics and to be maximally
present at the Kortrijk Campus to be at the service of the subfaculty
of Arts and of the community in the Kortrijk region. He/she is also
expected to be or become familiar with the studies of Romance
Languages in Leuven. The rank of the candidate accepted will depend
on his/her personal file.

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Position Vacant English Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics of the University of Leuven (Belgium)
has a vacancy for a full-time member of staff in English Linguistics.

Background and necessary qualifications:
The applicant must be familiar with the diachronic study of English
(phonology, morphology, syntax, and, possibly, other
subspecializations). He/she must be prepared to conduct research in
that area. Moreover, he/she must have general qualifications for
synchronic English linguistics and proficiency.

The position comprises an annual teaching commitment of 5 hrs.: 

1. the licentiate-courses in historical linguistics of English F471
English Linguistics: Old- and Middle English (30 hrs.) (as from
1999-2000) F472 English Linguistics: Historical Grammar (30 hrs.) (as
from 1999-2000)

2. the following candidature-courses: F443 English Linguistics I (30
hrs): phonetics and morphology F455 English Proficiency II (30 hrs.)

3. a course from the postgraduate study in Commercial Language
Proficiency: F454 Mastery of written and oral formulation techniques:
English (30 hrs.)

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Message 2: POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND

Date: Fri, 6 Feb 1998 21:49:19 -0500 (EST)
From: Bonnie J. Dorr <bonnieumiacs.umd.edu>
Subject: POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND

 JOB OPENING: POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND

The Computational Linguistics and Information Processing (CLIP)
Laboratory in the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies at
University of Maryland has an opening for a postdoctoral researcher in
computational linguistics and cross-language information retrieval.

We are a dynamic interdiciplinary computational linguistics program
with faculty from three departments and major research efforts in
machine translation, information retrieval, semantic analysis,
generation, and development of large-scale statistical language
processing tools. We are seeking a talented researcher with proven
organizational skills to develop a personal research program on the
application of natural language processing techniques to
cross-language information retrieval and to coordinate the efforts of
the other members of that project. The ideal candidate would be self
motivated, have experience in project management and/or software
engineering, and have demonstrated clear potential for excellence in
some related area. A Ph.D. in Computer Science, Linguistics, or a
related field is required. Proficiency in C or C++ is required and
knowledge of Java or Lisp would be a plus.

Please send a CV and names of 3 referees, preferably by e-mail, to:

 Bonnie Dorr
 Department of Computer Science
 A.V. Williams Building, Room 3157
 University of Maryland
 College Park, MD 20742
 fax: 301-405-6707
 ph: 301-405-6768
 e-mail: bonniecs.umd.edu
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Message 3: Project Leader--Xerox Research Centre Europe

Date: Fri, 06 Feb 1998 12:01:40 +0100
From: Gilbert Harrus <Gilbert.Harrusxrce.xerox.com>
Subject: Project Leader--Xerox Research Centre Europe


Xerox Research Centre Europe (XRCE) has a position for:

Project Leader - Advanced Developments Ref: ATS/LI-97223

In addition to research, the mission of the Xerox Research Centre
Europe is to establish industrial and academic R&D partnerships, and
manage the evaluation and productisation of technologies and research
results.

The Xerox Research Centre Europe is looking for a project leader,
capable of managing, coordinating, and contributing to international
projects in the area of natural language processing; your role will be
to use Xerox technology, XRCE research results in the area of
computational linguistics, and other cutting-edge technologies to
develop services and product prototypes in collaboration with our
partners.

The candidate will have at least 5 years of experience in developing
and integrating applications. He or she will be a dynamic team player,
capable of working with both engineers and researchers in an
international setting. The candidate is autonomous and has innovative
ideas they wish to pursue.

Candidates have the following competencies:

* An advanced degree in a relevant field
* A minimum of five years experience in systems design and
	development, from design to product delivery.
* A proven track record of delivering system projects on time and in
	spec
* Previous experience as a project leader
* Strong experience in C++, C.
* Technical knowledge of the major operating systems (Unix, Windows)
	and related user applications.
* Knowledge of SGML, Java, OO methodologies are a plus.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Fluency in French and English

Candidates should send a resume and cover letter to:

 Human Resources
 Xerox Research Centre Europe
 6, chemin de Maupertuis
 38240 MEYLAN, France

Or by fax: +33 4 76 61 50 99

Note: Applications by email will not be considered. Please write the
reference number of the position on your cover letter.


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