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Mon Sep 30 2013
Jobs: Comp Ling; NLP: Post Doc, Northern Arizona University
Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox
From: Okim Kang <okim.kangnau.edu>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing: Post Doc, Northern Arizona University, Arizona, USA
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University or Organization: Northern Arizona University
Job Location: Arizona, USA
Web Address: http://nau.edu
Job Rank: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing
Applications are invited for a full-time postdoctoral position in applied linguistics through the Department of English at Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff. This project will focus on extracting intonation features applicable to automated scoring systems and will develop a program to measure the degree of nativeness of accented speech. The project's goal is to develop a new program that will interface with existing, fluency-based speech recognition programs. This new position has guaranteed funding for two calendar years commencing on the date of appointment, and continued appointment depending upon availability of funds.
Ph.D. in Natural Language Processing, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or Computational Linguistics by the time of appointment, with an emphasis on speech technology.
- Background in NLP and signal processing
- Background in machine learning (e.g., HMM, GMM, SVM)
- Interest or experience in speech feature extraction/analysis (e.g., pitch, LPC, MFCC, formants, jitter & shimmer)
- Computer program skills (e.g., C/C++, MATLAB, python)
- Knowledge about speech processing and implementation in automated systems
- Expertise in the application of speech recognition systems and fluency
- Knowledge of linguistics
- Experience with collaborative interdisciplinary research
- A record of software deliverables and publication
- Knowledge of copyright and patent procedure
- Background in statistics
Candidates should email letter of application, CV, and names & contact information for 3 references to Dr. Okim Kang at the contact email address below before November 5, 2013.
About NAU and Flagstaff:
Northern Arizona University (NAU) is a 25,000-student institution with its main campus is in Flagstaff, a four-season community of about 62,000 at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks. NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and applications from minority and women candidates are especially welcome. The position is open to non-US citizens or non-permanent residents.
Open until filled, but review of applications will start on November 5, 2013
Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: okim.kangnau.edu
Web Address for Applications: https://hr.peoplesoft.nau.edu/psp/ph90prta/EMPLOYEE/HCM/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_HM_PRE&Action=A&SiteId=1
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