6.1748, Jobs: NLP Program Manager, Research Studentships Available

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Subject: 6.1748, Jobs: NLP Program Manager, Research Studentships Available
 
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Date:  Wed, 13 Dec 1995 11:13:29 +0700
From:  deborahc at microsoft.com (Deborah Coughlin)
Subject:  NLP Program Manager Job opening.
 
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Date:  Fri, 15 Dec 1995 13:00:45 GMT
From:  jmills at alpha2.luton.ac.uk
Subject:  JOBS: Research Studentships Available
 
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Date:  Wed, 13 Dec 1995 11:13:29 +0700
From:  deborahc at microsoft.com (Deborah Coughlin)
Subject:  NLP Program Manager Job opening.
 
 
 
FAR EAST PROGRAM MANAGER FOR NATURAL LANGUAGE GROUP
 
Natural Language Group's mission is to acquire, design, and develop
components that enable Microsoft products to understand information
expressed in natural human languages.  We are currently looking for a
Far East Program Manager.
 
  The positions will be located on the Microsoft central campus in
Redmond, Washington, USA.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
The FE PM's primary responsibility is to manage the joint efforts
being done between the Natural Language Group in Redmond and the
Microsoft subsidiaries in Japan, China, Taiwan, and Korea.  These
efforts include (a) design and development of word breakers and
morphology engines, (b) acquisition of linguistic data including word
lists, dictionaries, pronunciations, and example text, and (c) design
and development of grammars that can parse the far eastern languages.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Applicant must have 3-5 years prior work experience doing
computational linguistics or computer science, excellent project
management skills and attention to details, love of far eastern
language and culture.  Fluency in multiple languages, a degree in
computer science, and the desire to travel are also highly desirable
features.
 
CONTACT: Please send resumes, cover letters, and any additional
materials to:
 
Angela Hollett
 	Human Resources
 	Microsoft Corporation
 	One Microsoft Way
 	Redmond, WA  98052
 	USA
 	email: angieh at microsoft.com
 
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Date:  Fri, 15 Dec 1995 13:00:45 GMT
From:  jmills at alpha2.luton.ac.uk
Subject:  JOBS: Research Studentships Available
 
 
POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH STUDENTSHIPS
Faculty of Humanities, University of Luton, UK.
#6,050 p.a.
 
1. "Development of Open Learning Courseware for Academic Writing"
    (Jon.Mills at luton.ac.uk for further information)
 
2. "Post-colonial Literature in the Teaching of the English Language:
An Investigation into its Prevalence and Effectiveness in ESOL
Teaching in the UK"
    (bchandramoha at vax2.luton.ac.uk for further information)
 
Candidates should hold a good honours degree in a relevant subject
area, have good communication skills and be computer literate.
 
The studentships are available immediately and carry a tax free
bursary for a maximum of three years.
 
Research students will receive training in research methodology, and
be expected to undertake some undergraduate teaching as part-time
members of a subject teaching team.
 
For further information and an application form (to be returned by
post) please contact: Mrs Sandeep Bachra, Recruitment Administrator,
on ++44 (0)1582 743395 at the University of Luton, Park Square, Luton,
Bedfordshire LU1 3JU, UK.
 
Closing date 12 January 1996.
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