LINGUIST List 11.1139

Fri May 19 2000

Jobs: Comp Ling,2nd Lang Acquisition and Syntax

Editor for this issue: James Yuells <jameslinguistlist.org>






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  • Anonymous Comp Ling: Senior at Thrownet, San Francisco, California USA
  • Stanley Dubinsky, 2nd Lang Acquisition and Syntax:Visiting Assistant Proffessor at University ofSouth Carolina,Columbia, SC, USA

    Message 1: Comp Ling: Senior at Thrownet, San Francisco, California USA

    Date: 18 May 2000 02:28:26 -0000
    From: Anonymous
    Subject: Comp Ling: Senior at Thrownet, San Francisco, California USA


    Rank of Job: Senior Areas Required: Linguist Other Desired Areas: Information Science Engineer University or Organization: Thrownet Department: HR State or Province: San Francisco, California Country: USA Final Date of Application: ASAP

    Address for Applications: 85 Columbia Square San Francisco ca 94103 USA

    Linguist/Information Retrieval Engineer

    As a Staff Linguist/Informational Retrieval Engineer, you will work collaboratively with other experts in computational linguistics, AI, statistics, theoretical linguistics, and lexicography to design and implement proprietary natural language information retrieval technologies.

    Responsibilities You will contribute to the design and implementation of linguistic aspects of Thrownet's dynamic search and navigation product. You will work extensively with and manage off-site academic consultants, as well as on-site linguistic and technical/engineering staff, and will report to our Chief Systems Architect.

    Requirements The successful candidate will have: � M.A. or Ph.D. degree in Linguistics required. � A subtle and creative intellect. � A desire to work hard and contribute at the highest levels to an exciting company developing extremely useful, creative products. � Knowledge and experience with existing information retrieval systems; prior knowledge with so-called natural language systems is a plus. � Working knowledge of computer programming concepts. � Knowledge or experience with XML, HTML, and other Internet technologies. � Experience with design and use of large-scale knowledge bases such as WordNet, FrameNet, or MindNet in information retrieval. � Thorough understanding of, and experience developing, directories or other classification structures for browsing website content. � Ability to work with very well others in both a structured and unstructured environment.

    Send resumes to jobsthrownet.com.

    Message 2: 2nd Lang Acquisition and Syntax:Visiting Assistant Proffessor at University ofSouth Carolina,Columbia, SC, USA

    Date: Wed, 17 May 00 14:38:24 EDT
    From: Stanley Dubinsky <DUBINSKVM.SC.EDU>
    Subject: 2nd Lang Acquisition and Syntax:Visiting Assistant Proffessor at University ofSouth Carolina,Columbia, SC, USA


    Visiting assistant professor of Linguistics at the University of South Carolina. The Linguistics Program and the Engish Department at the University of South Carolina seek to fill a one-year full-time position (with the possibility of renewal) in the area of second language acquisition (SLA) and syntax. The position carries a five-course teaching load in a semester system (e.g. 2/3). Among the courses that the visitor will be expected to teach are two graduate level courses in SLA (an introduction to SLA and a course on theory and methodology in SLA), a graduate introduction to syntax. The teaching assignment will also include undergraduate linguistics. The visitor should have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment.

    Applicants should send a letter, curriculum vita, one sample publication, and the names of three references to:

    Stanley Dubinsky, Director Linguistics Program University of South Carolina Columbia, SC 29208

    Consideration of applications will begin 1 June 2000 and continue until the position is filled.

    Further information about our program is available on our website: http://www.cla.sc.edu/LING/index.html