4.0731 Jobs (2/145)

Elaine Brennan & Allen Renear (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Tue, 20 Nov 90 22:29:49 EST

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 4, No. 0731. Tuesday, 20 Nov 1990.

(1) Date: Thu, 15 Nov 90 17:08 EST (103 lines)
From: "NANCY M. IDE (914) 437 5988" <IDE@VASSAR>
Subject: position

(2) Date: Thu, 15 Nov 90 20:22 EST (42 lines)
From: "NANCY M. IDE (914) 437 5988" <IDE@VASSAR>
Subject: linguistics position

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Date: Thu, 15 Nov 90 17:08 EST
From: "NANCY M. IDE (914) 437 5988" <IDE@VASSAR>
Subject: position

From: IN%"LN@FRMOP11.BITNET" "Langage Naturel" 15-NOV-1990 16:41:22.15
To: Nancy Ide <IDE@vaxsar.bitnet>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 90 16:31:00 EST
From: Jean Veronis <VERONIS@vaxsar.bitnet>
Subject: Job: Post-doc position, Ottawa
Sender: Langage Naturel <LN@FRMOP11.BITNET>
To: Nancy Ide <IDE@vaxsar.bitnet>
From: andrew@dgbt.doc.ca (Andrew Patrick DGBT/DBR)
Subject: Post-Doc Position Available at DOC, Ottawa, CANADA
Date: Fri, 5 Oct 90 15:11:32 GMT

The Division of Behavioural Research in the federal Department of
Communications will have an opening for one NSERC Visiting Fellow in
1991/92 (subject to budgetary approval). This position requires
completion of a Ph.D. and would be of interest to psychologists (and
others) who have concentrated their studies in one of the areas listed

I would appreciate it if you would alert eligible graduate students in
your department to this opening by posting or circulating this letter.

The Division of Behavioural Research is a group of psychologists at the
Communications Research Centre in Ottawa who study the human response to
new communications and information technologies. This research covers a
broad range of topics in perception, cognitive psychology, social
psychology and artificial intelligence.

It is anticipated that the Visiting Fellow would work in the Interactive
Dialogues laboratory. This lab is developing natural language systems
for browsing through electronic databases. These systems are being used
in advanced interactive television design, electronic telephone and
government directories, public education services about AIDS, and
employment search skills training. This research provides an exciting
opportunity to work on the development of natural language information
systems, and to evaluate them in real-world tests with the general

This fellowship is offered for one year with a possible renewal for a
second year. Currently, the fellowship has an annual value of $32,239.

Any person who will have defended a doctoral thesis in experimental
psychology (or related fields) by the Summer of 1991 is eligible. An
interest in computers or computer usage would be an asset. Specific
knowledge about communications technologies or communications research
is not required.

Interested persons should request an Application for the Visiting
Fellowships Program immediately from:

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
Research Manpower Program
200 Kent Street
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K1A 1H5

(613) 996-4363

This application must be completed and returned to NSERC before 15
November 1990. As well, people who have expressed an interest in
working at the Division of Behavioural Research in the Department of
Communications on their NSERC application should forward a copy of their
application to:

Thomas Whalen
Division of Behavioural Research
Communications Research Centre
Department of Communications
3701 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K2H 8S2

(613) 990-4683

Further information about the Visiting Fellowships in Canadian
Government Laboratories Program may be obtained directly from NSERC.
For further information about the Division of Behavioural Research, I
may be contacted directly.

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Andrew Patrick, Ph.D. Department of Communications, Ottawa, CANADA
andrew@dgbt.doc.CA andrew@doccrc.BITNET
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Date: Thu, 15 Nov 90 20:22 EST
From: "NANCY M. IDE (914) 437 5988" <IDE@VASSAR>
Subject: linguistics position

Sender: Langage Naturel <LN@FRMOP11.BITNET>

From: elman%crl@ucsd.edu (Jeff Elman)
Newsgroups: comp.ai.nlang-know-rep
Subject: UCSD faculty position in Linguistics
Date: 9 Oct 90 04:26:05 GMT

University of California, San Diego
Department of Linguistics

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Califor-
nia, San Diego has a tenure-track opening at the Assistant
Professor level beginning September 1991. A linguistics
Ph.D. is required. We seek a linguist with major interests
in language processing and experimental approaches to the
investigation of linguistic structure, combined with a
strong background in theoretical and descriptive linguis-
tics. Expertise in psycholinguistics or computational
methods is especially desirable. The annual salary for an
Assistant Professor is $33,900-$42,700.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, names of 3
referees, and one representative publication, to:

University of California, San Diego
Search Committee
Department of Linguistics, 0108-E
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0108

Application materials must be received no later than
December 1, 1990. The University of California is an equal
opportunity, affirmative action employer.