LINGUIST List 11.872

Fri Apr 14 2000

Jobs: Comp Linguist (Italian/Danish/Cantonese) at L&H

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


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  1. Pierre Eggermont, Comp Linguist (Italian) at Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products (L&H)
  2. Pierre Eggermont, Comp Linguist (Danish) at Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products (L&H)
  3. Pierre Eggermont, Comp Linguist (Cantonese Chinese) at Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products

Message 1: Comp Linguist (Italian) at Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products (L&H)

Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2000 14:55:29 +0200
From: Pierre Eggermont <Pierre.Eggermontlhs.be>
Subject: Comp Linguist (Italian) at Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products (L&H)



Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products (L&H) is the world's leading
provider of speech and language technology products, solutions, and
services to businesses and individuals worldwide. It is our mission to
break down language barriers through advanced translation technology
and to enable people to interact by voice in any language with the
machines that empower them. Founded in 1987 L&H has revolutionized the
development and application of advanced speech and language
technologies. The company delivers the broadest array of consumer,
business, and industry offerings in automatic dictation, translation,
sound compression, voice synthesis, and industrial documentation. As
a NASDAQ and EASDAQ quoted company and headquartered in Ieper
(Belgium), L&H maintains offices in more than forty countries in
Europe, Asia, the Middle East, North America, and South America. With
over 2.000 employees - mainly linguists, scientists and engineers - we
generated an annual revenue of $344 million in 1999. For the
development of language and speech technology, L&H currently has an
opening in its International Headquarters in Ieper (Belgium) for a
(m/f):


 ******************************************
 Computational Linguist Italian
 Speech and Language Technology
 ******************************************


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 Italian 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;
* IT literate;
* perseverance, accuracy and thoroughness;
* good social and communicative abilities;
* willingness to travel abroad for limited periods of time.


 **********************************************************

If you are interested in this job opportunity and you believe to fulfill the
required profile, we have to meet each other.
 Please send your application letter and detailed resume to:


 Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products
 Personnel Department

 Mailto:job-announcelhs.be

 attn. Mr. Pierre Eggermont
 Flanders Language Valley 50
 B-8900 Ieper
 BELGIUM
 Fax: int+ 32 (0)57.20.84.89


To learn more about Lernout & Hauspie and its products, visit our homepage:
http://www.lhsl.com
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Message 2: Comp Linguist (Danish) at Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products (L&H)

Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2000 15:18:19 +0200
From: Pierre Eggermont <Pierre.Eggermontlhs.be>
Subject: Comp Linguist (Danish) at Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products (L&H)



Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products (L&H) is the world's leading
provider of speech and language technology products, solutions, and
services to businesses and individuals worldwide. It is our mission to
break down language barriers through advanced translation technology
and to enable people to interact by voice in any language with the
machines that empower them. Founded in 1987 L&H has revolutionized the
development and application of advanced speech and language
technologies. The company delivers the broadest array of consumer,
business, and industry offerings in automatic dictation, translation,
sound compression, voice synthesis, and industrial documentation. As
a NASDAQ and EASDAQ quoted company and headquartered in Ieper
(Belgium), L&H maintains offices in more than forty countries in
Europe, Asia, the Middle East, North America, and South America. With
over 2.000 employees - mainly linguists, scientists and engineers - we
generated an annual revenue of $344 million in 1999. For the
development of language and speech technology, L&H currently has an
opening in its International Headquarters in Ieper (Belgium) for a
(m/f):


 ******************************************
 Linguist Danish
 Speech and Language Technology
 ******************************************

Position:

As a Linguist you will:
* be responsible for creation, extension, improvement and conversion of Lexical
 Databases for one or more languages. Your lexical databases will be an 
 important building block for the development of speech synthesis and speech 
 recognition technologies.
* contribute to maintaining an overview of what lexical databases and text
 corpora exist and contributes to the acquisition of these if necessary;
* contribute to maintaining and consolidating all linguistic resources 
 available within L&H;
* assist other L&H divisions and third parties in creating lexical databases
 with training, follow-up and QA;
* document your methods, conventions and tools and the related Database
 evolutions;
* formulate proposals for improving working methods and supporting tools;
* report to and work closely with the team leader or group manager.


Required Skills:

* (near) native speaker of Danish and a good working knowledge of English;
* university degree in linguistics, or equivalent;
* experience with relational databases is an advantage;
* strong interest in linguistics and phonetics;
* IT-literate with a good working knowledge of Windows based applications;
* have a logic and structured, problem solving approach;
* able to work accurately in a consistent manner;
* able to work independently and in a team;
* a positive attitude.



 **********************************************************

If you are interested in this job opportunity and you believe to fulfill the
required profile, we have to meet each other.
 Please send your application letter and detailed resume to:


 Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products
 Personnel Department

 Mailto:job-announcelhs.be

 attn. Mr. Pierre Eggermont
 Flanders Language Valley 50
 B-8900 Ieper
 BELGIUM
 Fax: int+ 32 (0)57.20.84.89


To learn more about Lernout & Hauspie and its products, visit our homepage:
http://www.lhsl.com
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Message 3: Comp Linguist (Cantonese Chinese) at Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products

Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2000 15:23:27 +0200
From: Pierre Eggermont <Pierre.Eggermontlhs.be>
Subject: Comp Linguist (Cantonese Chinese) at Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products



Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products (L&H) is the world's leading
provider of speech and language technology products, solutions, and
services to businesses and individuals worldwide. It is our mission to
break down language barriers through advanced translation technology
and to enable people to interact by voice in any language with the
machines that empower them. Founded in 1987 L&H has revolutionized the
development and application of advanced speech and language
technologies. The company delivers the broadest array of consumer,
business, and industry offerings in automatic dictation, translation,
sound compression, voice synthesis, and industrial documentation. As
a NASDAQ and EASDAQ quoted company and headquartered in Ieper
(Belgium), L&H maintains offices in more than forty countries in
Europe, Asia, the Middle East, North America, and South America. With
over 2.000 employees - mainly linguists, scientists and engineers - we
generated an annual revenue of $344 million in 1999. For the
development of language and speech technology, L&H currently has an
opening in its International Headquarters in Ieper (Belgium) for a
(m/f):


 ***************************************************
 Computational Linguist Cantonese Chinese
 Speech and Language Technology
 ***************************************************

General Description:

* 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.


Required Skills:

* university degree in philology or linguistics, or equivalent;
* (near) native Cantonese Chinese 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;
* IT literate;
* perseverance, accuracy and thoroughness;
* good social and communicative abilities;
* willingness to travel abroad for limited periods of time.



 **********************************************************

If you are interested in this job opportunity and you believe to fulfill the
required profile, we have to meet each other.
 Please send your application letter and detailed resume to:


 Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products
 Personnel Department

 Mailto:job-announcelhs.be

 attn. Mr. Pierre Eggermont
 Flanders Language Valley 50
 B-8900 Ieper
 BELGIUM
 Fax: int+ 32 (0)57.20.84.89


To learn more about Lernout & Hauspie and its products, visit our homepage:
http://www.lhsl.com
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