LINGUIST List 11.1710

Tue Aug 8 2000

Jobs: Lang Specialist/Turkish, Computational Linguist

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  1. Pierre Eggermont, Computational Linguist and Language Specialist Turkish: at Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products, Flanders Belgium

Message 1: Computational Linguist and Language Specialist Turkish: at Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products, Flanders Belgium

Date: 8 Aug 2000 08:01:28 -0000
From: Pierre Eggermont <job-announcelhs.be>
Subject: Computational Linguist and Language Specialist Turkish: at Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products, Flanders Belgium


Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Computational Linguist and Language Specialist Turkish
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products
Department: 
State or Province: Flanders
Country: Belgium
Final Date of Application: 01/12/2000
Contact: Pierre Eggermont job-announcelhs.be

Address for Applications:
Flanders Language Valley 50
Ieper
Flanders 8900
Belgium

Language Specialist Turkish
Speech and Language Technology 
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Function:
-You will work within a multi-disciplinary team of linguists, engineers
and programmers on the development of software systems in the field of
Speech, Artificial Intelligence and Language.
-In the startup phase, your tasks will typically include: basic phonetic
and language study in view of technology development and assessment of
third party providers of data and/or technology.
-You will be involved in all aspects of the development life cycle and
focus on system specification and design, implementation of linguistic
rule sets, creation of acoustic and lexical databases, grapheme to
phoneme conversion, prosodic analysis, software testing and quality
control, preparation of documentation.
-Training is given both on-the-job and through lectures and technical
documentation.�	Dedicated development environments are provided which
allow language specialists to focus on their content: formalizing
linguistic knowledge. 
-You will report to the group or project manager.

Profile:
-university degree in philology or linguistics, or equivalent;
-(near) native Turkish speaker with a conversational level of English;
-solid grounding in linguistic theory;
-good knowledge of and/or experience in one or more of the following
areas: speech processing, natural language processing (NLP),
computational linguistics, programming, other languages;
-ability to work in a team and independently;
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