The University of Missouri-Kansas City is seeking an Assistant Dean for its Applied Language Institute (ALI). Duties consist of administration of all phases of ALI to include budgeting, program development and direction; coordination with academic units on ESL related matters, recruitment and marketing; placement and enrollment direction and supervision; faculty and staff hiring, and supervision of curriculum planning and development.

We are using machine learning to extract country recommendations from International Monetary Fund (IMF) documents. We need to teach the machine to recognize a recommendation in these documents. We have been using humans to identify recommendations and teaching the machine on this basis. (I'm simplifying). Recommendations are super interesting from a linguistic standpoint though. "If you hadn't done that, we wouldn't be in this mess" is maybe or maybe not a recommendation. It's so hard, even for the humans.

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,400. The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion.

DEPARTMENT OF CHINESE AND BILINGUAL STUDIES

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,400. The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion.

DEPARTMENT OF CHINESE AND BILINGUAL STUDIES

Professor in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication (Ref. 19032113)

The Department of English at Calvin College seeks a candidate with a Ph.D. or A.B.D. in Linguistics with a concentration in ESL and Applied Linguistics; expertise in sociolinguistics, English grammar, and/ or child language acquisition are desirable additional specializations. This is a one-year affiliate position and, pending final administrative approval, the appointment will begin August, 2019.

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