LINGUIST List 13.469

Wed Feb 20 2002

Jobs: Phonetics, Phonology: Text preparation, UK

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  1. Laurence Molloy, Phonetics, Phonology: Rhetorical Systems Ltd, Edinburgh Scotland UK

Message 1: Phonetics, Phonology: Rhetorical Systems Ltd, Edinburgh Scotland UK

Date: 19 Feb 2002 20:13:00 -0000
From: Laurence Molloy <>
Subject: Phonetics, Phonology: Rhetorical Systems Ltd, Edinburgh Scotland UK

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: native speaker of a foreign language (see below)
Other Desired Areas: phonetics & phonology
University or Organization: Rhetorical Systems Ltd.
State or Province: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Final Date of Application: 31 March 2002
Contact: Laurence Molloy

Address for Applications:
4 Chrichton's Close

Rhetorical Systems is looking for native speakers of Danish, Dutch,
Italian, Mandarin, North-American Spanish, Norwegian and Swedish to
help them prepare foreign language texts which will be used to record
a speech database for a text-to-speech system. The work will be
full-time, based in Edinburgh, Scotland, and is expected to start in
March 2002 or sooner and last for approximately 3 months. The work is
ideal for students looking for work experience.

Native ability of one of the above languages and a basic understanding
of phonetics and phonology are essential, as is experience of using
computers, preferably in a unix/linux environment. In addition to
this, the ability to use the internet as a research tool is highly

Rhetorical Systems is a speech technology company based in Edinburgh,
Scotland. We have close links with Edinburgh University, which has
world-famous departments for Linguistics, Cognitive Science and
Artificial Intelligence. The work programme will leave you with enough
time to attend seminars and workshops in this stimulating intellectual

If you are interested, mail with a
description of your background and experience.

For more information about the company and our products, check us out
at and try out our Demo.
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