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Sun Mar 12 2000

Jobs: Applied Ling Manager, Oregon Graduate Institute

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  1. Jan P.H.van Santen, Applied ling: Manager for Language Corpora and Evaluation at Oregon Graduate Institute, Beaverton USA

Message 1: Applied ling: Manager for Language Corpora and Evaluation at Oregon Graduate Institute, Beaverton USA

Date: 12 Mar 2000 01:55:46 -0000
From: Jan P.H.van Santen <vansantenece.ogi.edu>
Subject: Applied ling: Manager for Language Corpora and Evaluation at Oregon Graduate Institute, Beaverton USA


Rank of Job: Manager for Language Corpora and Evaluation
Areas Required: Applied linguistics
Other Desired Areas: Programming, experimental design
University or Organization: Oregon Graduate Institute
Department: CSLU
State or Province: Beaverton
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: Position to be filled immediately
Contact: Jan P. H. van Santen vansantenece.ogi.edu

Address for Applications:
20000 NW Walker
Beaverton
OR 97006
USA

The Center for Spoken Language Understanding (CSLU) at the Oregon
Graduate Institute is seeking applicants for the position of

 Manager of Language Corpora and Spoken Language System Evaluation

The key responsibilities of the Manager will include:

 * Collecting text and speech corpora
 * Applying and enhancing state-of-the-art speech processing tools
 * Supervising linguistic labeling of corpora
 * Documenting and reporting of projects
 * Designing and developing evaluation technologies

We need a person who has:

 * A broad interest in language and speech science.
 * Excellent administrative skills.
 * Ability to do simple programming, with a strong motivation to
 learn more.
 * Ability and willingness to learn new tools.
 * Excellent written and oral communication, as well as
 interpersonal, skills.
 * At least a bachelor's degree in a relevant field [linguistics,
 computer science, electrical engineering, psychology], with a
 master's degree preferred.

CSLU has an international reputation in speech corpora and spoken
language system evaluation. With the rapid expansion of speech
technology business, CSLU is positioning itself to become a major
supplier of sophisticated language and speech corpora for research and
business and of evaluation services. This is an exciting opportunity
for a skilled and highly motivated individual to secure a future for
him- or herself in this growing field.

The Manager will work closely with faculty at CSLU/OGI, both in the
initial phase when he or she is learning to use our tools, and at
later phases when it is hoped that he or she will help contribute to
the further development of our toolset. Income will depend on
experience and qualifications.

Applicants should send electronic CV's and statements of interest to

 Jan P. H. van Santen
 Director, Center for Spoken Language Understanding
 Oregon Graduate Institute
 Email: vansantenece.ogi.edu

Please use regular text files only.

OGI is an Equal Opportunity Employer 
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