LINGUIST List 14.1327

Thu May 8 2003

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Manager, DLIFLC

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  1. jurgen.sottung, Computational Or General Ling: Manager, Defense Language Institute

Message 1: Computational Or General Ling: Manager, Defense Language Institute

Date: Thu, 08 May 2003 12:53:39 +0000
From: jurgen.sottung <>
Subject: Computational Or General Ling: Manager, Defense Language Institute

University or Organization: Defense Language Institute
Department: Foreign Language Center
Rank of Job: Manager
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics, Consider General Linguistics


Speech Technology Data Center 

Vacancy: Center Manager

Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC)

Location: Presidio of Monterey, Monterey, CA

Job Description: DLIFLC is searching for a center manager to support
speech technology projects. The center manager sets up a new office
and recording facilities at DLIFLC and manages all speech data
projects. The position requires a hands-on manager who will coordinate
projects, recruit contractors as needed, and act as a subject matter
expert for all aspects of speech technology projects. The center
manager will establish this new speech technology center as a data
resource for research and commercial speech developers. The center
manager will solicit input from user organizations and represent
DLIFLC at speech technology events. The position reports to the Vice
Chancellor, Language Science and Technology.

Job Duties:
-	Set up data archiving center and recording facilities 
-	Assess data collection, transcription and annotation 
- requirements with user organizations 
-	Negotiate user agreements
-	Create and manage annual budget 
-	Recruit in-house support and contractors 
-	Define and project requirements 
-	Prepare and coordinate data collections 
-	Plan and manage all data production activities 
-	Direct transcription, translation and annotation activities 
-	Hire or contract functions as needed 
-	Create and maintain data archive for speech data 
-	Distribute resources to support research and development

Skills and Knowledge: The incumbent should be familiar with current
practices in speech technology development. Knowledge of transcription
protocols, annotation tools, distribution requirements, and data
collection projects is essential.

Education: Degree or research experience in Computational Linguistics
or General Linguistics

Work Experience: Minimum of 1-year experience in speech technology
environment (academic, research or commercial), managing data
creation/annotation projects.

Starting Date: July 2003

Relocation: No relocation available

Salary Range: $65,000 to $80,000 depending on experience and education

Dr. Jurgen Sottung, 
Language Science and Technology, DLIFLC,
Phone: 831-242-5388

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Program Director Jurgen Sottung
	Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center
	Presidio of Monterey
	Monterey, CA 93944-5006
	United States of America 
	Applications are due by 30-Jun-2003

Contact Information:
	Program Director Jurgen Sottung
	Tel: 831-242-5388
	Fax: 831-242-7962
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