LINGUIST List 5.290

Mon 14 Mar 1994

Jobs: Professor, Asst. Professor, English linguist, Research

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  1. Linda Shockey, job announcement
  2. LETTICIA GALINDO, for the listserv--announcement follows
  3. "Thor Sigurd Nilsen", Job announcement: English linguist
  4. Yorick Wilks, T

Message 1: job announcement

Date: Thu, 10 Mar 1994 14:47:44 job announcement
From: Linda Shockey <>
Subject: job announcement



Applications are invited for the post of Director of The Speech Research
Laboratory and Professor or Reader in Phonetics and/or Speech Science in
the Department of Linguistic Science.

The successful applicant will be expected to provide academic leadership in
both research and teaching and to maintain and develop further the
Department's acknowledged strength as a centre for research in phonetics
and speech.

Applications will be welcome from candidates who have a strong programme of
current research and an established research reputation.

Further information may be obtained from the Registrar, Room 213,
Whiteknights House, P.O. Box 217, The University, Whiteknights, Reading RG6
2AH. Tel (0734) 318115. Fax. (0734) 874722.
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Message 2: for the listserv--announcement follows

Date: Fri, 11 Mar 1994 14:01:56 for the listserv--announcement follows
Subject: for the listserv--announcement follows


Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Japanese.
The Department of Foreign Languages at Arizona State University is offering
a competitive salary for a Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Japanese
with specialization in Japanese Literature and/or Language Pedagogy to teach
the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Requirements: Ph.D. in Japanese (ABD will be considered); native or near-
native fluency in Japanese and English; and evidence of successful teaching exp
To Apply: Please send letter of recommendation, C.V., and either dossier or
3 letters of recommendation, file or teaching evaluations and/or videotape
of classroom instruction to:
 Pier R. Baldini, Chair
 Department of Foreign Languages
 Arizona State University
 Box 870202
 Tempe, AZ 85287-0202
Application Deadline: February 1, 1994 and every 2 weeks thereafter until
position is filled. ASU is an equal opportunity, AA employer.
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Message 3: Job announcement: English linguist

Date: Mon, 14 Mar 94 11:00:50 CSJob announcement: English linguist
From: "Thor Sigurd Nilsen" <>
Subject: Job announcement: English linguist

The following vacancy is being announced by the Department of English,
Telemark College, Norway.
One full-time position as lecturer in English linguistics/ESP is vacant from
1 January, 1995. We are primarily interested in a linguist who can take the
main responsibility for teaching Business English. The successful applicant
will also be able to teach British English phonology.
Application deadline: 1 May, 1994.
For further information and the complete job description, contact Thor
Sigurd Nilsen.
e-mail adr.
Snail mail: Telemark College
 N-3800 Boe i Telemark
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Message 4: T

Date: Mon, 14 Mar 94 03:49:59 GMT
From: Yorick Wilks <>
Subject: T


Applications are invited for the established post of Research Facilitator
with ILASH, the Institute for Language Speech and Hearing which has
recently been established in Sheffield with University funding.

The mission of ILASH is to promote interdisciplinary and
interdepartmental research in all aspects of computation applied to
language, speech and hearing. ILASH links 30 academics, as well as
some 100 research students, working in various aspects of
information retrieval, natural language processing, speech/hearing
modelling, artificial intelligence, linguistics, speech and language
pathology, speech technology, computational psychology and neural

The Facilitator should be familiar with a wide range of
computer-based research tools in these areas of study and should
be competent in applying and extending the capabilities of typical
tools (and of developing further tools) in one or more of these areas.

This post is primarily to assist and support the research of others,
and the successful candidate will thus require communication skills
in addition to subject knowledge and technical ability in addition to
UNIX systems skills. The work will include guiding and assisting
members of ILASH in the selection and use of tools and methods appropriate to
their research, maintaining a comprehensive view of the tools
available locally and remotely, and assisting with research, all as
directed by the Board of ILASH.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Yorick Wilks, the Director of
the Institute , Regent Court, 211, Portobello St., Sheffield S1 4DP;
Fax (0742) 780972; Internet:
Formal applications should go to: Director of Human Resource Management,
University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN. Closing date
for applications: 4 April 1994.
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