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LINGUIST List 17.3250

Wed Nov 08 2006

Jobs: English; Spanish & Comp Ling: Scientist, Eliza Corporation

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        1.    Lisa Lavoie, English; Spanish & Computational Linguistics: Scientist, Eliza Corporation, Beverly, MA, USA


Message 1: English; Spanish & Computational Linguistics: Scientist, Eliza Corporation, Beverly, MA, USA
Date: 07-Nov-2006
From: Lisa Lavoie <llavoieelizacorp.com>
Subject: English; Spanish & Computational Linguistics: Scientist, Eliza Corporation, Beverly, MA, USA


Organization: Eliza Corporation
Department: Linguistics and Speech Research
Web Address: http://www.elizacorp.com
Job Rank: Scientist
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Phonetics
Required Language(s): English (eng)
Spanish (spa)

Description:
Would you like to use your knowledge of phonetic variation and linguistic
structure to improve people's access to healthcare?

Eliza Corporation, a leading provider of telephone-based speech recognition
applications to the heathcare industry, is looking to expand its linguistics and
speech research team. Eliza provides a dynamic, fast-paced, and
results-oriented work environment.

The following skills and/or interests are desirable in a candidate:
- Master's or PhD in Linguistics
- Good ear for phonetic variation and excellent transcription skills
- Experience working with large quantities of spoken language data
- Facility with data manipulation (scripting/programming) in a Microsoft
environment
- Excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a larger team
- Knowledge of Spanish

Eliza Corporation is located on the North Shore, in Beverly, Massachusetts,
about a 35 minute drive from Boston. It is also accessible via commuter rail
from Boston's North Station.

If you're interested in working on telephone speech recognition that works
for all Americans, please get in touch with us.

Email Lisa Lavoie if you are interested and please indicate if you plan to
attend the LSA in Anaheim. Interviews may be conducted there.

Application Deadline: 22-Dec-2006

Contact Information:
Dr. Lisa Lavoie
Email: llavoieelizacorp.com
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