Jobs: 2 Offers

Philippe Blache pb at
Mon Mar 20 08:57:41 UTC 2000


1/ From: "Chan, Ruby" <rchan at>
   Subject: Job announcement

2/ From: Oxford Text Archive <info at>
   Subject: IT posts at Oxford University


1/ From: "Chan, Ruby" <rchan at>
   Subject: Job announcement

Research Position
available at
Educational Testing Service


The Research Division at Educational Testing Service is seeking a junior to
mid-level Research Scientist with the following qualifications: a Ph.D. in
Computer Science or Linguistics with solid computational linguistics
experience and an interest in natural language processing research for
purposes of automated writing analysis, instruction and scoring.  The work
involves the ability to apply scientific, technical and software engineering
skills in designing and conducting natural language processing research
studies and in developing and contributing to the development of new
products or services for education.  Evidence of independent substantive
research experience is required and the successful candidate is expected to
be able to contribute to new or modified theories of natural language
processing as applied to educational and psychological processes.

ETS is located near Princeton, NJ, and offers a competitive salary,
commensurate with experience, an attractive benefits package, and ample
opportunity for professional growth.  For confidential consideration, please
send resume, including salary requirements to: Ruby Chan, MS 14-R, ETS,
Rosedale Road, Princeton, NJ  08540.  Email: rchan at  Fax:  (609)

ETS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

  Research Position
  available at
  Educational Testing Service



2/ From: Oxford Text Archive <info at>
   Subject: IT posts at Oxford University

apologies for any cross-posting.


We are pleased to announce two exciting new positions for imaginative
IT developers, involving hands-on experience and state-of- the-art
technologies, and located in the intellectually challenging
environment of Oxford University's Humanities Computing Unit.

If you feel that there is more to life than payroll and e-commerce,
enjoy the challenge of working in a small research-oriented team, and
would like to apply your technical expertise to support research and
teaching in the Humanities at one of the world's most famous
Universities then we'd like to hear from you.

You must be a graduate, with demonstrable experience of relevant
technologies, and you must be a good team-worker, a good communicator,
and ready to learn. We promise to stretch your understanding and give
you valuable practical experience with a wide range of new technologies.

The two jobs currently advertised are both available for one year in
the first instance on Research Grade RS1A (16286-24479) and located in
Central Oxford. Detailed job descriptions for each post are available
from and are briefly summarized below:

1. HCDT Project Officer

   -  project developer to work on an exciting range of teaching and
      research projects
   -  experience of HTML and Javascript, PERL and/or ASP essential
   -  develop new skills as part of a small team

2. HCU/TEI Development Officer

   -  software developer with expertise in open software tools,
      XML and web technologies
   -  will provide support for Oxford's Text Encoding Initiative
   -  initially to work on the EU-funded MASTER project


If you'd like to discuss either post informally, please email
humanities at If you'd like to apply, please request an
application form from :

        Mrs Nicky Tomlin, Oxford University Computing Services,
              13 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN, UK.

        tel: +44[0]1865-273230 fax: +44 [0]1865-273275
               e-mail: nicky.tomlin at

Completed applications must be received by 4.00 pm on 14 April 2000,
and we hope to interview during the first week of May.


The Humanities Computing Unit, based at Oxford University Computing
Services, brings together a number of local, national and international
facilities providing support for Humanities Computing at Oxford. These
include the Centre for Humanities Computing; the Humanities Computing
Development Team; the Humbul Humanities Hub; the Oxford Text Archive and a
range of other projects. Its activities and strategies are described at

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