LINGUIST List 5.1191

Fri 28 Oct 1994

Jobs: Computer science, ESL in Korea, Phonology

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  1. Dr. Dekai Wu, Jobs: NLP/CL at HKUST
  2. Jong-Bok Kim, ESL Teaching Positions in Korea
  3. Alan Prince, Phonology Job at Rutgers
  4. "Robert Port", Phonetics Job

Message 1: Jobs: NLP/CL at HKUST

Date: Wed, 26 Oct 94 18:11:49 HKJobs: NLP/CL at HKUST
From: Dr. Dekai Wu <>
Subject: Jobs: NLP/CL at HKUST

 Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science will have at least 10 faculty
positions open AT ALL LEVELS for the 1995-96 academic year.
Applications for senior-level positions are particularly solicited.
The department began its first classes in October, 1991. It currently
has 41 faculty members recruited from major universities and research
institutions around the world and 430 undergraduate and 95 postgraduate

We have active research groups in the areas of artificial intelligence,
computer engineering, data and knowledge base management, software
technology, and theoretical computer science. We are looking for new
faculty with research interests in these areas as well as in the areas
of Chinese (or multi-lingual) computing, natural language processing,
neural networks, and robotics. Research funding is available through
government agencies and industry-sponsored research institutes at the
university, such as the Hong Kong Telecom Institute of Information
Technology and the Sino Software Research Centre.

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is a publicly-funded
research university. It has Schools of Science, Engineering, Business &
Management, and Humanities and Social Science. It is located on a new,
well-equipped coastal campus overlooking the spectacular Clear Water Bay.
Students admitted to the department rank among the top 10% of Hong Kong's
secondary school graduates. The medium of instruction is English.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Initial appointments will
normally be on a three-year contract which is renewable subject to
mutual agreement. A gratuity of an amount equal to 25% of the total
basic salary received will be payable upon contract completion.
Shorter-term visiting positions are also available for senior

Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. and high potential in teaching and
research. Senior applicants must have exceptional research records.
Applications/nominations should be sent with a curriculum vitae together
with names of at least three references to:

 Prof. Vincent Y. Shen, Head
 Department of Computer Science
 The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
 Clear Water Bay, Kowloon

 Fax No. : (852) 358-2679
 E-mail :

Applications will be evaluated immediately upon receipt. Maximum
consideration will be given to applications received by December 31, 1994.
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Message 2: ESL Teaching Positions in Korea

Date: Wed, 26 Oct 94 9:51:44 PDTESL Teaching Positions in Korea
From: Jong-Bok Kim <>
Subject: ESL Teaching Positions in Korea

 ESL (English as Second Language) TEACHING POSITIONS

Kyung Hee University in Seoul, Korea invites applications for
ten positions (of which seven should be for native speakers of
English and three for Koreans) at the level of Full-time Lecturer.
The candidates selected will be appointed for terms of three
years, beginning in March 1995 and may be renewable
thereafter. Candidates who are native speakers of English
should be in possession of the M.A. (or an equivalant) in TESOL,
Linguistics, or English, and Korean candidates in possession of
the Ph.D. They should be prepared to teach spoken and written
English to Korean undergraduate and graduate students. Salaries
should be an annual net pay of about 25,000 dollars plus housing
(a one-bedroom apartment). Single applicants are preferred.
Please send applications (including a current curriculum
vitae, transcripts or certificates of the degree, and at
least one letter of recommendation) by airmail due
November 30, 1994 to the address shown below. Applicants
may notify us of their intention to apply for the position by
e-mail before sending a complete dossier.

Language Education and Research Institute or
Office of the Dean of Academic Affairs
Kyung Hee University
1 Hoegi-dong, Dongdaemun-gu
Seoul, Korea 130-70.

For futher information, use the following telephone
numbers or e-mail address:

Phones: (02)961-0080, 961-0211, 959-9018
Fax: (01)962-0056, 961-8004
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Message 3: Phonology Job at Rutgers

Date: Fri, 28 Oct 94 12:51:01 EDPhonology Job at Rutgers
From: Alan Prince <>
Subject: Phonology Job at Rutgers

The Department of Linguistics at Rutgers University, New Brunswick,
invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in
theoretical linguistics with a specialization in phonology. The
appointment will be made for either fall 1995 or fall 1996.
Applicants should have a PhD by June 30, 1995, and should be
prepared to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The deadline for receipt of applications is December 1, 1994.

Applications should include a CV and samples of recent work, and
should be sent to:

 Selection Committee
 Linguistics Department
 Rutgers University
 18 Seminary Place
 New Brunswick NJ 08903

Three letters of recommendation should be sent to the same address.

Rutgers University is an AA/EEO employer.
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Message 4: Phonetics Job

Date: Fri, 28 Oct 1994 16:22:04 Phonetics Job
From: "Robert Port" <>
Subject: Phonetics Job

The Department of Linguistics, Indiana University, seeks to appoint a
tenure-track assistant professor in phonetics/phonology, starting
August 1995. Clear promise of distinction in research and excellence
in teaching is required. Preferred specializations include
intonation, tonology, and the interface of phonology and
syntax/semantics. Expertise in computational approaches to language
or quantitative sociolinguistics would be an advantage. A Ph.D. in
hand by June 1995 is required, and some publications and teaching
experience are preferred.

Teaching assignments will include phonetics (both instrumental and
articulatory), phonology, and general introductory courses as well as
courses in the area of specialization.

Please send a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a concise
description of your research program, three letters of recommendation,
and a maximum of three samples of written work to:

 Phonetics/Phonology Search Committee
 Indiana University
 Department of Linguistics
 Memorial Hall 322
 Bloomington, IN 47405

Applications received by December 12, 1994 are assured of
consideration. We expect to conduct preliminary interviews at the LSA
meeting in New Orleans. Indiana University is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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