LINGUIST List 13.1529

Mon May 27 2002

Jobs: Computational Ling: Univ/Pittburgh PA USA

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  1. Diane Litman, Computational Ling: Research Assoc or Postdoc, U/Pittsburgh, PA USA

Message 1: Computational Ling: Research Assoc or Postdoc, U/Pittsburgh, PA USA

Date: 24 May 2002 18:09:22 -0000
From: Diane Litman <>
Subject: Computational Ling: Research Assoc or Postdoc, U/Pittsburgh, PA USA

Rank of Job: Research Associate or Postdoc
Areas Required: Computational Linguistics
Other Desired Areas: Dialogue, Prosody, ASR
University or Organization: University of Pittsburgh
Department: Learning Research and Development Center
State or Province: Pennsylvania
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: mid June
Contact: Diane Litman

Address for Applications:
3939 O'Hara Street, Room 741
PA 15260

Research Position in Spoken Dialogue

A research associate or postdoc is sought to participate in a new
project in the area of adaptive spoken dialogue for intelligent
tutorial systems. The goal of this research project is to wed spoken
language technology with instructional technology, in order to
promotelearning gains by enhancing communication richness.

The qualifications for this position are a PhD or equivalent in a
research area related to Natural Language or Spoken Language
Processing, particularly Dialogue. Interest and experience with speech
recognition, prosodic analysis, annotation, affective computing,
adaptive systems, machine learning, and/or evaluation are especially

The position is located at the University of Pittsburgh in the
Learning Research and Development Center. It is a one year research
position with full benefits. Salary will be commensurate with
experience. The research is funded by CIRCLE, an NSF-funded research
center that studies human and computer tutoring.

Send inquiries and CVs or resumes to Diane Litman. The ideal starting
date for the position is September 2002. We hope to make hiring
decisions in the next few weeks.
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