LINGUIST List 10.1660

Tue Nov 2 1999

Jobs: General Ling, Comp Ling/Phonetics/Phonology

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  1. Zenon Pylyshyn, General Ling: Post-Doc Fellowship/ Rutgers U, New Brunswick, NJ USA
  2. Brion Wikes, Comp Ling/Phonetics/Phonology: Languages Group Nuance, USA

Message 1: General Ling: Post-Doc Fellowship/ Rutgers U, New Brunswick, NJ USA

Date: Sun, 31 Oct 1999 23:03:12 -0500 (EST)
From: Zenon Pylyshyn <adminruccs.rutgers.edu>
Subject: General Ling: Post-Doc Fellowship/ Rutgers U, New Brunswick, NJ USA


Rank of Job: Postdoc
Areas Required: Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ
Department: Center for Cognitive Science
State or Province: New Jersey
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: Feb 15, 2000
Contact: Zenon Pylyshyn adminruccs.rutgers.edu

Address for Applications:
Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science, Psychology Annex, Busch Campus,
152 Frelinghuysen Road
Piscataway
NJ 08854
USA

PostDoctoral Fellowships in Cognitive Science at Rutgers, NB The
Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science announces the availability of
several post-doctoral fellowships in Language Studies or Vision
Research. These awards, funded through the NIMH National Research
Service Award program, can begin in the spring or fall of 2000 for a
term of one year and may be renewed. Deadline for applications is
February 15, 2000.

The language studies aspect of the Fellowship program, administered by
the Center for Cognitive Science, involves members of the departments
of linguistics, psychology, computer science, philosophy, and CAIP (a
New Jersey Technology Center). Active research includes linguistic
analysis in phonology, syntax and semantics, computational
linguistics, psycholinguistic study of sentence processing, language
learnability and acquisition, and the development of language-based
human/computer interfaces.

New Brunswick, NJ is close to New York City and the geographical area
includes a large concentration of academic and industrial research
laboratories carrying out research on language.

For more information on the Center and the NRSA Training program,
which also includes predoctoral fellowships, visit
http://ruccs.rutgers.edu/NRSA-info.html.

For more specific information on the Postdoctoral Fellowships, visit
http://ruccs.rutgers.edu/NRSA-postdoc.html and the links found there.
An online Notice of Application form (for letting us know that a full
application is on its way) is available at:
http://ruccs.rutgers.edu/NRSA-applic.html
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Message 2: Comp Ling/Phonetics/Phonology: Languages Group Nuance, USA

Date: Mon, 01 Nov 1999 16:17:44 -0800
From: Brion Wikes <bwikesnuance.com>
Subject: Comp Ling/Phonetics/Phonology: Languages Group Nuance, USA

Speech R&D, Languages Group

 Job Code: AL095

 Summary: 

This position is part of the ongoing global expansion of
Nuance. You will create and maintain the Nuance
recognition and verification engines in multiple languages.

 Responsibilities:

Tracking data from deployments. 
Training, testing and releasing new acoustic models. 
Developing pronunciation models and dictionaries. 
Interfacing with Sales department and customers. 
Some opportunity for language-specific R&D work. 

 Required:

Specialization in speech recognition, verification or
 text-to-speech 
 Fluent in C or C++ 
 Scripting language (e.g. Perl) 
 Unix 

 Ideal:

 Linguistics 
 Multilingual 
 Project Management 

 Education:

M.S. or higher in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science 
M.A. or higher in Linguistics with specialization in phonetics,
phonology or computational linguistics

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to
jobsnuance.com or

fax in the USA to +(650) 847-7979. 

Brion Wikes, Staffing Specialist
Nuance Communications (USA)
Direct Phone: 650-847-7799
E-mail: bwikesnuance.com
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