LINGUIST List 11.1123

Thu May 18 2000

Jobs: Hungarian/Tamil Linguist at L&H, Belgium

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  1. Pierre Eggermont, Hungarian Linguist Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products (L&H), Belgium
  2. Pierre Eggermont, Tamil Linguist at Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products (L&H), Belgium

Message 1: Hungarian Linguist Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products (L&H), Belgium

Date: Wed, 17 May 2000 14:30:28 +0200
From: Pierre Eggermont <Pierre.Eggermontlhs.be>
Subject: Hungarian Linguist Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products (L&H), Belgium

Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products (L&H) is the world's leading provider of
speech and language technology products, solutions, and services to businesses
and individuals worldwide. It is our mission to break down language barriers
through advanced translation technology and to enable people to interact by
voice in any language with the machines that empower them. Founded in 1987 L&H
has revolutionized the development and application of advanced speech and
language technologies. The company delivers the broadest array of consumer,
business, and industry offerings in automatic dictation, translation, sound
compression, voice synthesis, and industrial documentation.
As a NASDAQ and EASDAQ quoted company and headquartered in Ieper (Belgium), L&H
maintains offices in more than forty countries in Europe, Asia, the Middle 
East, North America, and South America. With over 2.000 employees - mainly 
linguists, scientists and engineers - we generated an annual revenue of $344 
million in 1999.
For the development of language and speech technology, L&H currently has an
opening in its International Headquarters in Ieper (Belgium) for a (m/f):


 **********************************
 Linguist Hungarian
 Text Corpora & Lexica
 **********************************

The Linguist Text Corpora & Lexica will work in the Linguistic Resources (LR)
department of the Corporate Research & Development Division (CRD). He or she
will report to a group manager or team leader of the department and will 
closely cooperate with:
(1) the other members of LR department and its engineering support,
(2) the team working on Hungarian in the Linguistic Engineering Department of
 CRD,
(3) the team that creates and collects linguistic resources in the country 
 where Hungarian is spoken.

The Linguistic Resources Linguist Hungarian is the company-wide focal point for
linguistic resources for Hungarian.
Linguistic resources include lexical databases, acoustic databases and
electronic text corpora.
The linguistic resources are used to develop L&H's language and speech
technologies with an initial focus on TTS, ASR and Dictation.


Function:

As the Linguist you will:

� assist in the organization & follow-up of the collection and creation of
 linguistic resources for Hungarian by a local team that operates in Pakistan;
� Quality Assurance: assure the quality, consistency, and conformance to L&H
 standards of the linguistic resources supplied by the local team by 
 performing regular checks in every step of the process;
� resource providers and distributors, evaluate their linguistic resources and
 assist in the negotiations of purchases of and/or licenses on third party
 linguistic resources;
� contribute to consolidation of linguistic resources, especially w.r.t.
 Hungarian, including maintenance of catalogues and an archive of linguistic
 resources and integration of various linguistic resources in a standard 
 format;
� create, enhance and extend lexical databases for the Hungarianlanguage. The
 lexical databases will have to contain at least: orthographic representation,
 phonetic transcriptions, Part-of-Speech, inflectional codes, morphological
 structure;
� assists in defining the language-specific requirements for linguistic
 resources for Hungarian, including the definition of language-specific
 grammatical features and transcription conventions;
� make suggestions to optimize the working methods and to partially automate
 your tasks.


Profile:

� degree in philology or linguistics;
� native proficiency of Hungarian and a good working knowledge of English;
� strong interest in formal linguistics and phonetic aspects;
� experience with programming, scripting languages (AWK, Perl)and computational
 linguistics is an advantage;
� ability to work in a team and independently;
� perseverance and thoroughness;
� willingness to travel abroad for limited periods of time;
. organized and detail-oriented.



 **********************************************************

If you are interested in this job opportunity and you believe to fulfill the
required profile, we have to meet each other.
 Please send your application letter and detailed resume to:


 Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products
 Personnel Department

 Mailto:job-announcelhs.be

 attn. Mr. Pierre Eggermont
 Flanders Language Valley 50
 B-8900 Ieper
 BELGIUM
 Fax: int+ 32 (0)57.20.84.89


To learn more about Lernout & Hauspie and its products, visit our homepage:
http://www.lhsl.com
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Message 2: Tamil Linguist at Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products (L&H), Belgium

Date: Wed, 17 May 2000 18:28:20 +0200
From: Pierre Eggermont <Pierre.Eggermontlhs.be>
Subject: Tamil Linguist at Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products (L&H), Belgium

Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products (L&H) is the world's leading provider of
speech and language technology products, solutions, and services to businesses
and individuals worldwide. It is our mission to break down language barriers
through advanced translation technology and to enable people to interact by
voice in any language with the machines that empower them. Founded in 1987 L&H
has revolutionized the development and application of advanced speech and
language technologies. The company delivers the broadest array of consumer,
business, and industry offerings in automatic dictation, translation, sound
compression, voice synthesis, and industrial documentation.
As a NASDAQ and EASDAQ quoted company and headquartered in Ieper (Belgium), L&H
maintains offices in more than forty countries in Europe, Asia,the Middle East,
North America, and South America. With over 5.000 employees - mainly linguists,
scientists and engineers - we generated an annual revenue of $344 million in
1999.
For the development of language and speech technology, L&H currently has an
opening in its International Headquarters in Ieper (Belgium) for a (m/f):



 **********************************
 Linguist Tamil
 Text Corpora & Lexica
 **********************************

The Linguist Text Corpora & Lexica will work in the Linguistic Resources (LR)
department of the Corporate Research & Development Division (CRD). He or she
will report to a group manager or team leader of the department and will 
closely cooperate with:
(1) the other members of LR department and its engineering support,
(2) the team working on Tamil in the Linguistic Engineering Department of CRD,
(3) the team that creates and collects linguistic resources in the country 
 where Tamil is spoken.

The Linguistic Resources Linguist Tamil is the company-wide focal point for
linguistic resources for Tamil.
Linguistic resources include lexical databases, acoustic databases and
electronic text corpora.
The linguistic resources are used to develop L&H?s language and speech
technologies with an initial focus on TTS, ASR and Dictation.


Function:

As the Linguist you will:

� assist in the organization & follow-up of the collection and creation of
 linguistic resources for Tamil by a local team that operates in the country
 where the language is spoken;
� Quality Assurance: assure the quality, consistency, and conformance to L&H
 standards of the linguistic resources supplied by the local team by 
 performing regular checks in every step of the process;
� resource providers and distributors, evaluate their linguistic resources and
 assist in the negotiations of purchases of and/or licenses on third party
 linguistic resources;
� contribute to consolidation of linguistic resources, especially w.r.t. 
 Tamil, including maintenance of catalogues and an archive of linguistic 
 resources and integration of various linguistic resources in a standard 
 format;
� create, enhance and extend lexical databases for the Tamil language. The
 lexical databases will have to contain at least: orthographic representation,
 phonetic transcriptions, Part-of-Speech, inflectional codes, morphological
 structure;
� assists in defining the language-specific requirements for linguistic
 resources for Tamil, including the definition of language-specific 
 grammatical features and transcription conventions;
� make suggestions to optimize the working methods and to partially automate
 your tasks.


Profile:

� degree in philology or linguistics;
� native proficiency of Tamil and a good working knowledge of English;
� strong interest in formal linguistics and phonetic aspects;
� experience with programming, scripting languages (AWK, Perl)and computational
 linguistics is an advantage;
� ability to work in a team and independently;
� perseverance and thoroughness;
� willingness to travel abroad for limited periods of time;
. organized and detail-oriented.




 **********************************************************

If you are interested in this job opportunity and you believe to fulfill the
required profile, we have to meet each other.
 Please send your application letter and detailed resume to:


 Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products
 Personnel Department

 Mailto:job-announcelhs.be

 attn. Mr. Pierre Eggermont
 Flanders Language Valley 50
 B-8900 Ieper
 BELGIUM
 Fax: int+ 32 (0)57.22.95.31


To learn more about Lernout & Hauspie and its products, visit our homepage:
http://www.lhsl.com
Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue