LINGUIST List 9.914

Sat Jun 20 1998

Jobs: Research Asst,Spanish Ling,General Ling

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


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  1. Rainer Siemund, Job: Research Assistant - Internet Grammar
  2. Thomas M. Stephens, Spanish Ling
  3. Gwendolyn Weber, General Ling

Message 1: Job: Research Assistant - Internet Grammar

Date: Thu, 18 Jun 1998 13:05:11 -0700
From: Rainer Siemund <Rainer.Siemundphil.tu-chemnitz.de>
Subject: Job: Research Assistant - Internet Grammar

CHEMNITZ UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
CHAIR OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS

RESEARCH ASSISTANT (ENGLISH LINGUIST OR COMPUTER LINGUIST): 
LEARNING BEHAVIOUR IN THE INTERNET GRAMMAR

The Chair of English Language and Linguistics seeks to appoint as soon
as possible, initially for 2 years, a full-time Research Assistant
(English Linguist or Computer Linguist) to work on the project
"Learning Behaviour in the Internet Grammar". The post is funded by
the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Association).

The duties of the postholder will include:

- evaluation and production of grammar materials
- development of material on selected (contrastive) aspects
- participation in the testing and evaluation of a prototype
 internet grammar
- participation in the implementation of the final version of
 the internet grammar (esp. tense and aspect and prepositional 
 usage).

Salary will be in the region of 13,000 GBP per annum (for a single
person at age 23) rising to ca. 15,000 GBP at age 31 (German BAT
IIa-Ost salary scale). There is the possibility of a place in a
university residence.

Candidates appointed without a Ph.D. will have the opportunity to
register for a Ph.D. degree, without fees, in a topic related to the
project.

For informal discussion, please contact us on +49 371 531 4279 or 
e-mail: realcentrephil.tu-chemnitz.de.

Applications should be made by CV and covering letter and should
reach the following address no later than 20th July 1998:

Prof. Dr. Josef Schmied
Chair of English Language and Linguistics
Chemnitz University of Technology
D-09107 Chemnitz
Germany

Person Profile
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The person appointed will have:

- a postgraduate master's degree or Ph.D. in English linguistics, ELT, 
 or a related field
- interest and ability in descriptive grammatical analysis of English
- native-speaker competence in English
- computer literacy, ideally including experience with corpora and/or
 the World-Wide Web
- ability to work in a close-knit team and in collaboration with partner
 groups in the UK and elsewhere.

Some knowledge of German is essential.
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Message 2: Spanish Ling

Date: Tue, 16 Jun 1998 10:22:58 -0400
From: Thomas M. Stephens <tstephnsgehenna2.rutgers.edu>
Subject: Spanish Ling

Instructor, Spanish linguistics. 1 year position, 9/98-6/99. Native
or near/native speaker of Spanish to teach linguistics and language
courses (approx. 3/semester). Salary approx. $24K. Send letter of
application, CV, 3 letters of recommendation by 24 July 1998 to: Mary
Lee Bretz, Chair, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Rutgers
University, 105 George St., New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1414 USA. Email:
mlbretzaol.com. Vmail: 732/932-9323x11. AA/EEO.
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Message 3: General Ling

Date: Thu, 18 Jun 1998 14:44:17 -0700 (MST)
From: Gwendolyn Weber <weberLinguistics.arizona.edu>
Subject: General Ling

 UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

 Job Title:
 Adjunct Lecturer
 (Appointed Personnel) 
 Job #:
 12160 
 Department:
 Linguistics 
 Opening Date:
 6/11/98 
 Closing Date:
 Open until filled. Review will begin 6/30/98. 
 Hiring Range:
 $5,000/course 
 Benefits Eligible:
 Yes 

Position Summary: Teach four courses in the 1998-1999 academic
year. Courses include a General Education course on language and
social issues (once in the fall semester, once in the spring
semester), a graduate-level introduction to linguistics designed for
students in other departments, and one other course to be determined
in consultation with the Department Head.

Minimum Qualifications:

 Ph.D. in linguistics prior to appointment 

Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names of
two individuals who can provide letters of reference, and evidence of
teaching excellence to:

 				Search Committee
 Department of Linguistics
 Douglass 200E
 The University of Arizona
 Tucson, Arizona 85721 

 Please reference job number 12160.

 Review of application materials will begin 6/30/98 and will
 continue until position is filled. 

 The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA Employer-M/W/D/V 

 

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