LINGUIST List 5.371

Thu 31 Mar 1994

Jobs: Temporary Job, AI programmer/Computational, Research asst.

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  1. Inge DeBleecker, Temporary Job Offers
  2. Paul Deane, Job
  3. Karin Stromswold, research assistant position

Message 1: Temporary Job Offers

Date: 24 Mar 94 16:21:53 ES
From: Inge DeBleecker <>
Subject: Temporary Job Offers

Voice Processing Corporation, a leading speech recognition company based in
Cambridge, MA, USA, is looking for 2 individuals to assist in a speech sample
collection project, one person for Germany, and one person for German speaking

The main task of the person in charge is to have around 3,000 to 4,000 people
call in to the system and go through the collection script. The person in
charge preferably is a national of and living in the specific country, and
needs to be somewhat familiar with computers. No other special skills are
required, but persistance and creativity might come in handy.

The projects should be finished in about a month, and are scheduled to start in
May. Apart from the compensation, all costs related to the project itself,
plus expenses for the person in charge will be covered by VPC. This project
might be followed by two similar projects.

If you are interested, please contact Inge De Bleecker by e-mail at, or call (617) 494-0100.
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Message 2: Job

Date: Wed, 30 Mar 1994 05:42:30 Job
From: Paul Deane <an995FreeNet.Carleton.CA>
Subject: Job

I have been asked to post the following job announcement to appropriate
lists. Please do not respond to my e-mail address, as I am not set up to
forward messages.


A vacancy has arisen, within an interdisciplinary research team working on
a leading-edge conceptual information retrieval system, for an AI Programmer
with a strong background in Computational Linguistics. In addition to having
a (preferably a Master's) degree in Computer Science and excellent skills in
English, he/she should be very familiar with, and experienced in, C++ and LISP.
While (initially) reporting to the Research Director, he/she will be required
to work closely with other programmers and to liaise with the lexicologists
on the team.

If you are interested in this position, we will have an initial telephone
conversation with you. But please first fax me your CV, and enclose a phone
number where we can reach you for a confidential conversation, as soon as
possible before April 5th.

Douglas A. Young
Research Director
CMIR Project
Megalith Technologies
One Antares Drive
Ontario, K2E 8C4, Canada

FAX: (613) 225-2304
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Message 3: research assistant position

Date: Tue, 29 Mar 94 23:25:51 ESresearch assistant position
From: Karin Stromswold <>
Subject: research assistant position

 Research Assistant Position
Cognitive & Neural Bases of Language & Language Acquisition

A research assistant is needed to assist in studies of normal and
abnormal language acquisition and studies of language processing by
normal adults. The RA will be involved in all aspects of the studies,
including recruitment and testing of subjects, designing and creating
experimental stimuli, and analyzing data.

This position is ideal for someone with a BA or MA in
psychology, linguistics or cognitive science who wants laboratory
experience before pursuing graduate training.

If you or someone you know is interested in this position, please contact:

Prof. Karin Stromswold
Department of Psychology & Center for Cognitive Science
Psychology Building, Busch Campus
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
fax (908) 932-2263


phone: (908) 932-2448 or (908) 932-4295

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