LINGUIST List 13.414

Thu Feb 14 2002

Jobs: Speech Communication: AsstProf, Austria

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  1. Prof.Gernot Kubin, Speech Communication: AsstProf, Graz Univ. of Technology, Austria

Message 1: Speech Communication: AsstProf, Graz Univ. of Technology, Austria

Date: 14 Feb 2002 15:39:06 -0000
From: Prof.Gernot Kubin <>
Subject: Speech Communication: AsstProf, Graz Univ. of Technology, Austria

Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Areas Required: Speech Communication
Other Desired Areas: Computational Linguistics
University or Organization: Graz University of Technology
Department: Signal Processing and Speech Communication Laboratory
State or Province: Styria
Country: Austria
Final Date of Application: March 1, 2002
Contact: Prof. Gernot Kubin

Address for Applications:
Prof. Dr. Manfred Rentmeister, Dean of EE and IT, Kopernikusgasse 24


Graz University of Technology ( has recently
established a Signal Processing and Speech Communication Laboratory
( led by Prof. Gernot Kubin. Research and
teaching activities focus on:

- Theory and Algorithms for Nonlinear Signal Processing
- Applications of Signal Processing for the Internet
- Speech Communication

The diversity of topics calls for a high degree of interaction across
disciplines and with several industrial research partners. We serve
students from three different study programs, i.e., electrical
engineering, telematics, and audio engineering.

The group has an immediate opening for an Assistant Professor
("Assistent" according to the new Austrian university law) who should
strengthen its expertise in one or more of the above listed areas. A
strong background in signal processing and/or spoken language
engineering as well as a doctorate in a relevant discipline are

Successful candidates are expected to further develop their scientific
career through top-level research, to develop and teach lecture
courses and labs in signal processing and spoken language engineering,
to supervise student projects, and to initiate and direct research
projects funded from public sources or through industrial
cooperations. Applicants who want to work towards the "habilitation"
degree are highly welcome and will be actively supported. Fluency in
English and German is a must. The gross yearly all-inclusive salary is
EUR 43,925.50 with a teaching commitment equivalent to 6 ECTS points
per semester. The contract extends over a duration of 6 years.

Graz University of Technology is an equal opportunity employer and
strongly encourages female applications to increase the percentage of
women in leading positions. In case of equal qualification, female
applicants will be given priority.

Applications with a detailed CV, covering research, teaching, and
project management experience, copies of relevant publications and
two letters of reference are due by March 1, 2002. For further
information, please contact Prof. Dr. Manfred Rentmeister, Dean of
the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology,
Kopernikusgasse 24, A-8010 Graz, Austria, or Prof. Dr. Gernot Kubin
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