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LINGUIST List 16.1954

Fri Jun 24 2005

Jobs: Computational/Applied Ling: Researcher, U Oxford

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        1.    Greg Kochanski, Computational/Applied Linguistics: Researcher, University of Oxford, UK


Message 1: Computational/Applied Linguistics: Researcher, University of Oxford, UK
Date: 23-Jun-2005
From: Greg Kochanski <greg.kochanskiphon.ox.ac.uk>
Subject: Computational/Applied Linguistics: Researcher, University of Oxford, UK


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University or Organization: The University of Oxford
Department: Phonetics Laboratory
Job Rank: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Computational/Applied Linguistics
Required Language(s): English (ENG)


Description:

UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
PHONETICS LABORATORY

Research Associate (RS2II: salary range £27,116-35,883 p.a.) A Research
Associate is required to work on a review of technologies for automatic
search and annotation of speech within multimedia resources. The goal is
to evaluate the near-future impact of these technologies on research in the
Humanities. We seek applicants with an understanding of current speech
technologies, combined with excellent communication skills. A higher
degree related to the relevant technologies is preferred.

The principal duties of the post holder will be:

i) Identifying relevant technologies, ii) evaluating the current state of
the art and contacting relevant researchers, iii) conducting interviews
with potential users, iii) developing usage scenarios, iv) evaluating the
effect of new technologies on Humanities research, and v) preparing a
report and website content.

The appointment will be for 9 calendar months, with an expected starting
date of 1 October 2005.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to either John Coleman
(john.colemanphon.ox.ac.uk) or Greg Kochanski
(greg.kochanskiphon.ox.ac.uk).

Further particulars concerning this opening, and information about how to apply,
may be found on our website, at http://www.phon.ox.ac.uk/0412AHRB/FP.html

Address for Applications:

Ms Celia Glyn
Phonetics Laboratory
41 Wellington Square
Oxford OX1 2JF
United Kingdom

Application Deadline: 20-Jul-2005

Contact Information:

Dr John Coleman
Email: john.colemanphon.ox.ac.uk
Phone: +44 1865 270444
Website: http://www.phon.ox.ac.uk


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