LINGUIST List 11.2212

Fri Oct 13 2000

Jobs: Comp Ling/Speech Recog: Software Dev'ment, UK

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  1. Adam Stiling, Comp Ling/Speech Recog: Software Development, London, UK

Message 1: Comp Ling/Speech Recog: Software Development, London, UK

Date: 10 Oct 2000 10:04:12 -0000
From: Adam Stiling <>
Subject: Comp Ling/Speech Recog: Software Development, London, UK

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Computational Linguist/SW Engineer
Other Desired Areas: SW Development
University or Organization: Vision Recruitment
State or Province: London
Country: UK
Final Date of Application: 30 Nov 2000
Contact: Adam Stiling

Address for Applications:
Suite 8, Surbiton Business Centre, Victoria Road
Surrey KT6 4JL

Startup technology company (well funded) based in London, UK. 
Constructing a natural language voice interface to provide totally
flexible, voice based access to digital services. Casual/informal
working environment, very dynamic and fast paced with intensive growth
over the next 6 months.

High salaries + stock options

Computational linguist with commecial experience in dialogue design for
automatic speech recognition required by well funded startup. Exciting
new developments with great opportunities using emerging technologies.
Small team of engineers and scientists. Must have native speaker
abilities in English.

Dialogue Team Member
General Attributes
* MUST be highly detail focussed - possibly suited to a maths/physics
* Develop user interface dialogue structures. 
* Empirically collect and analyse human language data.
* Collect and analyse data from corpora and other sources.
* Write dialogue scripts within specified boundaries.
* Some integration of dialogue scripts into lower level knowledge
* +2 years experience in developing commercial voice driven systems
* For both posts the candidate should have at least two years experience
in either CTI systems, voice recognition, or in conducting relevant
empirical research.

* BSc in Computational Linguistics, or similar discipline
* Programming experience in either Java, C/C++ or Visual Basic
* RDBMS experience
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