XVI Asia Pacific Conference On Language, Information and Computation
The Korean Society of Language and Information is pleased to announce that the 16th Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation (PACLIC 16) will be held at Jeju Island, Korea, on January 31- February 2, 2002. The conference is an annual meeting of scholars in theoreticaland computational linguistics from the Pacific Asia region. The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for recent work in various areas of linguistics and is to bring together researchers from va rious active areas in theoretical and computational linguistics. (The conference site Jeju, sometim esromanized as Cheju, is an island located south of the Korean peninsula and enjoys a semi-tropica l climate and a culture of its own. It is
known as the Isle of Gods and often called Hawaii of Kore a. Right after the conference, the Island will also host World Cup 2002.)
Extended abstracts are invited on unpublished research on all aspects of both theoretical and computational linguistics, including, but not limited to: morphology, phonology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, discourse analysis, typology, corpus linguistics, formal grammar
theory, natural language processing, natural language systems and related computer applications.
Abstracts should at least be 6 A4 pages long (about 1,500 words), using 11pt fonts and double line spacing throughout, with the title of the paper, the name(s) of the author(s), affiliation(s), postal address, and e-mail address for correspondence on a separate page. Accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings. A
camera-ready full paper is expected to be about 10 A4 pages with single line spacing. We envisage a meeting with two invited keynote addresses.
The deadline for abstract submission is 30 September 2001. Electronic submissions are preferred. Acceptable file formats are PostScript (.ps), Portable Document Format (.pdf), MS Word (.doc), and plain text. Please
send your file in an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For hard copy submissions, please send 4 copies, printed double-sided, to:
Program Committee of the PACLIC 16
Prof. Ik-Hwan Lee
Dept. of English
Republic of Korea
Submission deadline (extended abstract): September 30
Notification of acceptance: October 31
Submission of camera-ready papers: November 30
Conference date: January 31 - February 2, 2002
Job@University Of Massachusetts
The Linguistics Department of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level, starting September 1, 2002. The appointment will be made in one of two areas, formal semantics or syntax. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The department seeks applicants whose research interests complement those of the current faculty and who can contribute breadth and depth to the department with respect to research, teaching, and advising at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of research papers, and evidence of teaching ability. Applicants should arrange for three referees to send letters of reference to
Semantics Search Committee
Syntax Search Committee
Department of Linguistics
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-7130
Do not send application materials by e-mail.
Completed applications and all letters of reference must be received by November 26, 2001.
Further information about the program and the research interests of the faculty are available at the department web site at http://www.umass.edu/linguist/ .
Questions may be addressed to the following e-mail address:
Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. The University of Massachusetts is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Assistant Professor Hindi (Tenure Track) Chicago, USA
The Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track position in Hindi beginning in autumn 2002. The appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor. Ph.D. is required no later than autumn 2002. Duties include seminars in Hindi literature, advanced text courses, and supervision of graduate student research. Innovative approaches to the field of Hindi studies are encouraged. Abilities in a second South Asian language are also highly desirable. Send a letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation by January 4, 2002 to Norman Cutler, Chair, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago, 1130 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637. Materials may also be faxed to (773)834-3254. AA/EOE Norman Cutler, Chair Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations University of Chicago
Job@Cronell University, Tenure Track South Asian Linguist
Cornell University. Department of Asian Studies invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in South Asian literature, religion, linguistics, or intellectual / cultural history beginning August 2002. The candidate should be able to contribute to the teaching curriculum and the research profile of an interdisciplinary department that provides undergraduate instruction and trains scholars to relate Asian humanities to wider concerns. Applicants must be competent in at least one modern South Asian language and be able to help provide intellectual context for South Asian language instruction in the department. Preference will be given to applicants with language competence that complements current departmental strengths. Ph.D. required at time of appointment. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2001. Send letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of reference, and one article or thesis chapter to: ----------------------------- Summary ----------------------------- Rank of Job: tenure-track assistant professor Areas Required: South Asian Other Desired Areas: literature, religion, linguistics, or intellectual/cultural history University or Organization: Cornell University Department: Asian Studies State or Province: New York Country: USA Final Date of Application: December 1, 2001 Contact: Daniel Gold email@example.com Address for Applications: South Asian Literature Search Committee, 388 Rockefeller Hall, Cornell University Ithaca New York 14853-2506 USA