LINGUIST List 11.26

Wed Jan 12 2000

Jobs: Japanese Computational Lexicographer, Comp Ling

Editor for this issue: Naomi Ogasawara <naomilinguistlist.org>


Directory

  1. Michelle Lovitt, Speech Recognition Lexicographer: MA or Ph.D. at Volt Computer Services, Washington
  2. M. Mobeen Khan, Comp Ling: entry-level to Director at Inzigo, Inc., NY/New Jersey

Message 1: Speech Recognition Lexicographer: MA or Ph.D. at Volt Computer Services, Washington

Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2000 13:16:02 -0500 (EST)
From: Michelle Lovitt <mlovittvoltservgp.com>
Subject: Speech Recognition Lexicographer: MA or Ph.D. at Volt Computer Services, Washington


Rank of Job: MA or Ph.D.
Areas Required: Speech Recognition Lexicographer
Other Desired Areas: Phonetics and Morphology
University or Organization: Volt Computer Services
Department: 
State or Province: Washington
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: None
Contact: Michelle Lovitt mlovittvoltservgp.com

Address for Applications:
8471 154th Ave, NE
Redmond
WA 98052
USA

Japanese Speech Recognition Lexicographer - Native Speaker

Review and test Japanese Speech Recognition lexicons in a database or in
files. Seeks speech recognition information as needed to perform
lexicon review tasks effectively. May be called on to assist in
accuracy testing, language phrase corpus gathering and data maintenance
tasks. Works under supervision of more senior Testers.

Responsibilities include assuring the consistency, quality and coverage
of the pronunciation lexicon for Japanese Speech Recognition products to
insure the highest level of performance of speech recognition accuracy.
Includes verification of current word pronunciation and addition of new
pronunciations as needed. Test responsibilities include development of
test procedures to assess the overall quality of lexicons and the
quality of automatic pronunciation generation using letter to sound
rules and morphology. Native speaker of Japanese is assumed. MA or Ph.D.
in linguistics and focus on phonetics are preferred. Experience with
test methodology is a plus.

Please apply via e-mail.
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Message 2: Comp Ling: entry-level to Director at Inzigo, Inc., NY/New Jersey

Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2000 14:59:25 -0500 (EST)
From: M. Mobeen Khan <mkhaninzigo.com>
Subject: Comp Ling: entry-level to Director at Inzigo, Inc., NY/New Jersey


Rank of Job: entry-level to Director
Areas Required: Computational Linguists 
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Inzigo, Inc.
Department: NLP
State or Province: New York / New Jersey
Country: United States
Final Date of Application: Rolling
Contact: M. Mobeen Khan mkhaninzigo.com

Address for Applications:
Please e-mail all applications.
Somerset
NJ 08873
US

We are looking for candidates who have backgrounds in Computational
Linguistics or related disciplines to fill a number of openings ranging from
Director to entry level positions in our Natural Language Processing group. 

A background in statistical modeling and language modeling is required. 
Candidates must have significant programming depth in C, C++ or Java and
familiarity with UNIX and NT development environments. 
The candidates should ideally have experience in implementing natural 
language interfaces to databases and possess an understanding of speech 
recognition systems and pattern recognition algorithms.

The candidates will be working on exciting, state of the art technology
development projects that will define the future of Internet services and 
content delivery through multi-platforms including voice, PDA and in-vehicle 
communication systems. 
Compensation plans are generous and are accompanied by a ground floor 
opportunity in a dynamic start-up company. For further information,
please contact:
Hiremeinzigo.com or call us at (732) 868-8280. 

All inquiries will be kept confidential.
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