LINGUIST List 11.1139
Fri May 19 2000
Jobs: Comp Ling,2nd Lang Acquisition and Syntax
Editor for this issue: James Yuells <jameslinguistlist.org>
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
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
State or Province: San Francisco, California
Final Date of Application: ASAP
Address for Applications:
85 Columbia Square
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
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.
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
� 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
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
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: