LINGUIST List 14.2474

Wed Sep 17 2003

Jobs: Cognitive Science: Researcher, Oregon

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  1. deshais, Cognitive Science: Researcher, Oregon Health & Science University

Message 1: Cognitive Science: Researcher, Oregon Health & Science University

Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2003 18:37:30 +0000
From: deshais <>
Subject: Cognitive Science: Researcher, Oregon Health & Science University

University or Organization: Oregon Health & Science University
Department: CS Dept., Center for Human-Computer Communica
Rank of Job: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics, Applied
Required Language(s): English (Code = ENG)


Research Associate Position

Applications are invited for a research associate position on a new
research project that is modeling aspects of multimodal interaction
and human performance, as well as designing and prototyping new
multimodal systems. Project research areas include user modeling of
multimodal interaction, user/system learning and adaptive multimodal
processing, collaborative multimodal interaction, multimodal dialogue
and processing techniques, mobile and multimodal-multisensor interface
design, and other topics.

Applicants are encouraged to apply who have a masters degree in a
relevant field (Experimental Psychology/Cognitive Science,
Linguistics/Computational Linguistics, Computer Science &
Engineering), plus at least 2 years of work experience. Applicants
should have extensive experience testing human subjects, analyzing
human language and performance, doing statistical analysis, and
working in the area of human-computer interaction and interface
design. Extensive experience also needed with basic office software
for text processing, spreadsheets, preparation of talks, and
publication-quality graphics. Skills that include quantitative
modeling of data, speech signal analysis and use of related software
(e.g., Praat) also highly desirable. Applicants with experience
participating in multidisciplinary team-oriented research are
especially encouraged.

This work is being conducted in a state-of-the-art laboratory facility
at the Center for Human-Computer Communication (CHCC) at the Oregon
Health & Science University (OHSU), just west of the Portland, OR
metropolitan area. Priority will be given to applications received by
Oct. 15th, 2003, although positions will remain open until
filled. Salary range and benefits are competitive.

To Apply:

Submit a resume, copy of graduate transcripts, names and contact
information for 3 references, and a brief statement of research/career
interests to: Debbie Deshais, Financial/Business Manager Center for
Human-Computer Communication Department of Computer Science (503) 748-1248. For further information or to
apply via email, contact Debbie Deshais. Women and minority
applicants are encouraged to apply.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Debbie DeShais
	OHSU, OGI School of Science & Engineering
	20000 N. W. Walker Rd.
	Beaverton, OR 97006
	United States of America 
	Applications are due by 31-Oct-2003

Contact Information:
	Debbie DeShais
	Tel: 503.748.1248
	Fax: 503.748.1875
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