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Mon Aug 13 2001

Jobs: Applied Ling, Phonetics Manager, Oregon USA

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  1. Jan P.H.van Santen, Applied Ling, Phonetics: Manager, Sch of Science & Engineering, OR USA

Message 1: Applied Ling, Phonetics: Manager, Sch of Science & Engineering, OR USA

Date: 11 Aug 2001 16:05:40 -0000
From: Jan P.H.van Santen <vansantenece.ogi.edu>
Subject: Applied Ling, Phonetics: Manager, Sch of Science & Engineering, OR USA


Rank of Job: manager
Areas Required: Applied Linguistics, phonetics
Other Desired Areas: computer skills
University or Organization: OGI School of Science and Engineering at
OHSU
Department: Center for Spoken Langage Understanding
State or Province: Oregon
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: September 15, 2001
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 OGI School
of Science and Engineering at OHSU is seeking applicants for the
position of Manager of Language Corpora and Spoken Language System
Evaluation

The key responsibilities of the Manager will include:

 * Supervising a team performing linguistic labeling of corpora using
 state-of-the-art text and speech processing tools
 * Contact with business and academic institutions
 * Documenting and reporting of projects
 * Be member of a multidisciplinary team working on tools enhancement

We need a person who has:

 * Expertise in phonetics
 * A broad interest in language and speech science, with emphasis on
 speech synthesis and multilingual issues.
 * Excellent administrative skills.
 * Ability and willingness to learn new tools.
 * Excellent written and oral communication, as well as
interpersonal, skills.
 * At least a Bachelor's degree in Linguistics, 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 CSLU faculty, both in the initial
phase when he or she is learning to use our tools, and in later phases
when he or she will contributes to the further development of our
toolset. Income will depend on experience and
qualifications. Excellent benefits are provided.

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

 Jan P. H. van Santen
 Director, Center for Spoken Language Understanding
 OGI School of Science and Engineering at OHSU
 Email: vansantenece.ogi.edu
 URL: http://cslu.cse.ogi.edu/people/vansanten/


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