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Thu Mar 31 2005

Jobs: Phonetics: Post Doc, University College Dublin

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        1.    Fred Cummins, Phonetics: Post Doc, University College Dublin, Ireland

Message 1: Phonetics: Post Doc, University College Dublin, Ireland

Date: 31-Mar-2005
From: Fred Cummins <>
Subject: Phonetics: Post Doc, University College Dublin, Ireland

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University or Organization: University College Dublin
Department: Computer Science
Job Rank: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Cognitive Science/Dynamic Systems


The Department of Computer Science at University College Dublin has a
vacancy for one postdoctoral research fellow within a new research
project funded by Science Foundation Ireland. The project seeks to
identify speaker-specific attributes to speech which remain invariant
despite wholesale changes to speech by intentionally switching
speaking styles. Text-independent, dynamic signatures will be
particularly sought, so a background in dynamic systems as well as
solid experimental phonetics experience are both required. The
candidate will have primary responsibility for the collection of
three recorded corpora in which speakers intentionally modify their
speech towards a known target. The corpora will support both basic
and applied research into speaker identification.

Interested candidates should forward a full currriculum vitae and any
appropriate accompanying material, as well as the names and contact
details of three academic referees to: Dr Fred Cummins (

The position is initially open for one year with the possiblilty of
extension pending funding continuation and performance review. It will
pay a taxable salary of EUR 41,000 p.a. The position is to be filled
as soon as possible.

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development of academic, employment and other policies, procedures and
practices which do not discriminate unfairly on the grounds of gender,
marital status, age, disability, race, colour, religious belief, ethnic origin
or sexual orientation.

Address for Applications:

Dr Fred Cummins
Department of Computer Science
University College Dublin
Dublin 4

Application Deadline: 15-May-2005

Contact Information:

Dr Fred Cummins
Phone: 01 7162902
Fax: 01 7162902

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