LINGUIST List 11.244

Sat Feb 5 2000

Jobs: Comp Ling/Speech Recognition, TEFL/China

Editor for this issue: Lydia Grebenyova <lydialinguistlist.org>


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  1. Terry Durham, Comp Ling/Speech Recognition: Postdoc Research/ U of Colorado, USA
  2. Nelson Bank, EFL: Teacher at Guanghua Schools, Hubei China

Message 1: Comp Ling/Speech Recognition: Postdoc Research/ U of Colorado, USA

Date: 2 Feb 2000 18:11:49 -0000
From: Terry Durham <durhamcslu.colorado.edu>
Subject: Comp Ling/Speech Recognition: Postdoc Research/ U of Colorado, USA

Rank of Job: Postdoctoral Researcher
Areas Required: Speech Recognition Pronunciation Modeling
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: University of Colorado, Boulder
Department: Center for Spoken Language Understanding
State or Province: Colorado
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: May 31, 2000
Contact: Terry Durham durhamcslu.colorado.edu

Address for Applications:
3215 Marine Street
Boulder
Colorado 80303
USA

The Center for Spoken Language Understanding at the University of
Colorado, Boulder, in coordination with the Departments of Computer
Science and Linguistics, is seeking applications for a postdoctoral
researcher in the area of pronunciation modeling in automatic speech
recognition. Our National Science Foundation-funded research project,
led by Dan Jurafsky and Wayne Ward, is focused on improving the
robustness of automatic speech recognition systems to variation in
pronunciation. Research will include building sophisticated predictive
models of pronunciation variation and adapting state-of-the-art speech
recognition systems to a dynamic lexicon. This postdoctoral position
lasts through August 2002. The University of Colorado at Boulder
and the Center for Spoken Language Understanding have active programs
of research in speech recognition and understanding as well as
computational linguistics and cognitive science. CSLU is located
in Boulder, a beautiful town at the foot of the Rocky Mountains.

Required skills:
 - Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Linguistics
 - specialization in automatic speech recognition
 - fluent in C or C++, Perl, and UNIX
 - ability to work as part of a team

Desired skills:
 - familiarity with pronunciation modeling

To apply, please send expressions of interest and CV to Terry Durham
at durhamcslu.colorado.edu.
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Message 2: EFL: Teacher at Guanghua Schools, Hubei China

Date: 4 Feb 2000 02:44:36 -0000
From: Nelson Bank <banknusa.net>
Subject: EFL: Teacher at Guanghua Schools, Hubei China

Rank of Job: Teacher
Areas Required: EFL
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Guanghua Schools
Department: Foreign Language
State or Province: Hubei
Country: China
Final Date of Application: ongoing
Contact: Nelson Bank banknusa.net

Address for Applications:
Guanghua Xue Xiao
Wuhan
Hubei 430205
China

Guanghua Schools are private K-12 boarding schools in China. Two of our
campuse have secured government permission to employ foreign teachers -
our Wuhan campus, and our Wuxi campus.
Teacher salary is 3,000 yuan per month
Round-trip airfare from and to country of origin is reimbursed
Foreign teachers are provided with single furnished apartment with heat,
air conditioning, phone, and internet hookup (teacher pays only for
internet time).
Teaching load is 3 45-minute classes a day, five days, and one hour
daily of student activities in the afternoon.
Teachers must have earned MA or BA in a Linguistics field, English,
Education, or related.
We are taking brief resumes as applications for the new semester
beginning in late February and for our summer school, as well as for the
new school year beginning the last week in August.
If positions are not filled we will accept new teachers during the
spring semester.
Please mail brief CVs (resumes) to banknusa.net.
Nelson Bank
Foreign Teacher Recruiter
Guanghua Schools
China
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