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LINGUIST List 19.2269

Wed Jul 16 2008

Jobs: English & Phonetics: Scientist, Saybot LLC.

Editor for this issue: Bethany Townsend <bethanylinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Wenyao Li, English & Phonetics: Scientist, Saybot LLC., Shanghai, China


Message 1: English & Phonetics: Scientist, Saybot LLC., Shanghai, China
Date: 15-Jul-2008
From: Wenyao Li <carol.lisaybot.com>
Subject: English & Phonetics: Scientist, Saybot LLC., Shanghai, China
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University or Organization: Saybot LLC.
Job Location: Shanghai, China
Web Address: http://www.saybot.com
Job Rank: Scientist

Specialty Areas: Phonetics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

As a member of the core technology team, you will:
- Guide technology developments from a language expert point of view: work
with speech engineers on the way to use and improve speech analysis
algorithms for speech and language assessment and scoring.
- Collect, process and manage linguistic data for technology developments:
transcribe, annotate and validate recordings and text from various sources.
Design and conduct evaluation experiments. Manage internal and external
contributors and partners.
- Guide curriculum development team in the use of developed technologies
for the purpose of language acquisition.

Job Requirements:
- MSc/PhD in linguistics or related discipline with significant academic
achievements.
- Excellent knowledge of English and Mandarin.

Expertise in at least one of these domains:
- Phonetics
- Second language acquisition
- Language assessment
- Coding skills, specially with scripting languages (Perl or Python).
- Experience in speech technologies would be highly appreciated.
- Project management experience would be a big plus.
- English teaching experience would be a big plus.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: fannie.fansaybot.com
Contact Information:
Fannie Fan
Email: fannie.fansaybot.com

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