LINGUIST List 15.2108

Tue Jul 20 2004

Jobs: NLP: Software Engineer, Rhetorical Systems

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  1. wojciech, Text Processing Software Engineer: Programmer, Rhetorical, UK

Message 1: Text Processing Software Engineer: Programmer, Rhetorical, UK

Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2004 12:57:04 -0400 (EDT)
From: wojciech <>
Subject: Text Processing Software Engineer: Programmer, Rhetorical, UK

University or Organization: Rhetorical Systems
Rank of Job: Programmer
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics, Text Processing Software




Rhetorical Systems, a leading provider of text-to-speech solutions, is
looking for a software engineer with a natural language processing

Minimal requirements:
� degree in Computer Science or a related field
� min. 3 years of experience in C and C++ programming
� experience with developing industrial NLP applications
� excellent knowledge of either finite-state technology
 or Machine Learning/statistical NLP

The following skills would be seen as an asset:
� PhD in natural language processing
� previous experience with text-to-speech systems
� knowledge of languages other than English

The successful candidate will join our R&D team in Edinburgh, UK, and
work on our text normalisation system.

Our research and development team is the largest and most experienced
text-to-speech team in the world. Our complete focus on text-to-speech
allows us to set very high standards as we innovate, develop and
maintain the highest quality products and services.

We provide our staff with a supportive and fun environment to work in,
with plenty of scope for personal and career development. Staff are
offered a highly competitive package of salary and share options, five
weeks of holidays, and other benefits.

Applicants should send a CV to:

Personnel Division
Rhetorical Systems
4 Crichton's Close
Edinburgh EH8 8DT

Email applications or informal queries regarding job opportunities at
Rhetorical can be sent to

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Janet Forbes
	4 Crichton's Close
	Edinburgh, EH8 8DT
	United Kingdom

	Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:
	Janet Forbes
	Tel: +44 131 525 6800
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