LINGUIST List 9.905

Fri Jun 19 1998

Jobs: ESL/General,Lang Specialists-French/Eng/German

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


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  1. Sheilagh MacDonald, Limited Term Lecturer ad
  2. Sheilagh MacDonald, Limited Term Assistant Professor ad
  3. Filip Deprez, Job openings for language specialists at Lernout & Hauspie

Message 1: Limited Term Lecturer ad

Date: Tue, 16 Jun 1998 10:48:18 -0700 (PDT)
From: Sheilagh MacDonald <Sheilagh_MacDonaldsfu.ca>
Subject: Limited Term Lecturer ad

Linguistics Department
Simon Fraser University
Position Announcement
Lecturer (Limited-term)
 Applications are being accepted for a one-year limited
lecturer in Linguistics starting September 1, 1998 for Fall 1998,
Spring and Summer 1999, subject to approval of funding. Teaching will
cover a wide range of Linguistics courses. The successful candidate
will teach 12 weekly contact hours per semester for the first two
semesters. 6 weekly contact hours will be taught in the third
semester; or, in lieu of teaching, teaching-related or professional
development activities may be assigned. The course load will include
one, or both, of English as a Second Language and First Language
Acquisition, as well as general linguistics courses.
 A Ph.D. in Linguistics or Applied Linguistics is required.
Since a wide-range of specialization can be accommodated, please list
all the areas in which you would be able, and willing, to teach.
 Send a letter of application and curriculum vitae (by June 26,
1998) to: Neville J. Lincoln, Professor and Chair Linguistics
Department, Simon Fraser University Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6 Canada
Phone: (604) 291-3554, FAX: (604) 291-3776 E-mail: lincolnsfu.ca
Recommendations will be solicited later if needed. Applicants who
already have a c.v. on file should indicate that the application is
only an update and should enclose any new information. These
positions are subject to budgetary approval. In accordance with
Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to
Canadian citizens and permanent residents. SFU is committed to the
principle of employment equity, and offers equal employment
opportunities to qualified applicants.
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Message 2: Limited Term Assistant Professor ad

Date: Tue, 16 Jun 1998 10:53:22 -0700 (PDT)
From: Sheilagh MacDonald <Sheilagh_MacDonaldsfu.ca>
Subject: Limited Term Assistant Professor ad

Linguistics Department
Simon Fraser University
Position Announcement
Assistant Professor (Limited-term)
 Applications are being accepted for a one-year limited term
position as an Assistant Professor in Linguistics starting September
1, 1998 for Fall 1998, Spring and Summer 1999, subject to approval of
funding. Teaching will cover a wide range of Linguistics courses,
undergraduate and graduate. The successful candidate will teach five
courses. The course load will include one, or both, of English as a
Second Language and First Language Acquisition, as well as general
linguistics courses.
 A Ph.D. in Linguistics or Applied Linguistics is required.
Since a wide-range of specialization can be accommodated, please list
all the areas in which you would be able, and willing, to teach.
 Send a letter of application and curriculum vitae (by June 26,
1998) to: Neville J. Lincoln, Professor and Chair Linguistics
Department, Simon Fraser University Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6 Canada
Phone: (604) 291-3554, FAX: (604) 291-3776 E-mail: lincolnsfu.ca
Recommendations will be solicited later if needed. Applicants who
already have a c.v. on file should indicate that the application is
only an update and should enclose any new information. These
positions are subject to budgetary approval. In accordance with
Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to
Canadian citizens and permanent residents. SFU is committed to the
principle of employment equity, and offers equal employment
opportunities to qualified applicants.
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Message 3: Job openings for language specialists at Lernout & Hauspie

Date: Wed, 17 Jun 1998 12:31:21 +0200
From: Filip Deprez <Filip.Deprezlhs.be>
Subject: Job openings for language specialists at Lernout & Hauspie

We have several job openings at Lernout & Hauspie's Linguistic
Engineering Division in Ieper (Belgium). You would oblige us very much
by posting/mailing the enclosed job descriptions via the appropriate
channels.

Thanks you very much.

Filip Deprez (email: filip.deprezlhs.be)
Steven Leys (email: steven.leyslhs.be)

+---------------------------------------------------------------+
| Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products nv Phone +32 57 22 8888|
| 7 Sint-Krispijnstraat Fax +32 57 20 8489|
| B-8900 Ieper, Belgium |
+---------------------------------------------------------------+


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

Lernout & Hauspie is an international company based in Flanders,
Belgium, developing various speech technologies since 1987. Lernout &
Hauspie develops language and speech technology systems in several
languages and for a wide variety of hardware platforms. Lernout &
Hauspie has over 1000 employees worldwide. Lernout & Hauspie went
public on NASDAQ in December 1995, and established joint ventures in
Japan, China and Egypt to extend its international presence and to
expand its product line.

For the further development of the French systems, Lernout & Hauspie
is currently looking for a

 Language Specialist French
 for the Linguistic Engineering Division
 located in Ieper (Belgium)

Function: This person will work on the development of systems in the
field of natural language processing, speech recognition and speech
synthesis. He/she will work in a language development group and
report to the group or project manager.

Profile:

-university degree in philology or linguistics, or equivalent
-(near-)native French
-interest in other languages and their linguistic aspects
-at least a basic experience with and interest in computers

good knowledge of and/or experience in one or more of the following
areas are considered an asset:

- speech processing, esp. text-to-speech synthesis
- phonetics
- computer linguistics
- natural language processing (NLP)
- spoken dialog systems
- computer technology
- standard software packages
- programming
- other languages than the target language
_ability to work in a team and independently
_perseverance, accuracy and thoroughness
_good social and communicative abilities
_willingness to travel abroad for limited periods of time


JOB DESCRIPTION 2

For the further development of the English systems, Lernout & Hauspie
is currently looking for a

 Language Specialist English
 for the Linguistic Engineering Division
 located in Ieper (Belgium)

Function: This person will work on the development of systems in the
field of natural language processing, speech recognition and speech
synthesis. He/she will work in a language development group and
report to the group or project manager.

Profile:

-university degree in philology or linguistics, or equivalent
-(near-)native English
-interest in other languages and their linguistic aspects
-at least a basic experience with and interest in computers
-good knowledge of and/or experience in one or more of the following

areas are considered an asset:
- speech processing, esp. text-to-speech synthesis
- phonetics
- computer linguistics
- natural language processing (NLP)
- spoken dialog systems
- computer technology
- standard software packages
- programming
- other languages than the target language
-ability to work in a team and independently
-perseverance, accuracy and thoroughness
-good social and communicative abilities
-willingness to travel abroad for limited periods of time


JOB DESCRIPTION 3

For the further development of the German systems, Lernout & Hauspie
is currently looking for a

 Language Specialist German
 for the Linguistic Engineering Division
 located in Ieper (Belgium)

Function: This person will work on the development of systems in the
field of natural language processing, speech recognition and speech
synthesis. He/she will work in a language development group and
report to the group or project manager.

Profile:
-university degree in philology or linguistics, or equivalent
-(near-)native German
-interest in other languages and their linguistic aspects
-at least a basic experience with and interest in computers

good knowledge of and/or experience in one or more of the following
areas are considered an asset:
- speech processing, esp. text-to-speech synthesis
- phonetics
- computer linguistics
- natural language processing (NLP)
- spoken dialog systems
- computer technology
- standard software packages
- programming
- other languages than the target language
-ability to work in a team and independently
-perseverance, accuracy and thoroughness
-good social and communicative abilities
-willingness to travel abroad for limited periods of time

If you are interested in this job opportunity and you believe to fulfil the
required profile, we have to meet each other. Please send your hardcopy
application and detailed resume to:

 Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products
 Personnel Department
 attn. Mr. Patrick Thomas
 Sint-Krispijnstraat, 7
 B-8900 Ieper
 BELGIUM
 job-announcelhs.be
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