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Fri 29 Jul 1994

Jobs: C++ PROGRAMMER, LECTURESHIP IN LINGUISTICS

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Message 1: Job opening

Date: Tue, 26 Jul 94 14:40:24 EDJob opening
From: "Fred J. Damerau <damerauwatson.ibm.com>
Subject: Job opening

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******** COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS POSITION FOR C++ PROGRAMMER *******
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The Natural Language Interfaces Project at IBM Research (Yorktown
Heights, NY) has a one year, full time opening for a C++ programmer
with substantial experience in parsing and related algorithms. The
position will involve working in a team on various aspects of
(spoken) natural language understanding. Although a background
in any of linguistics/computational linguistics/AI is not a requirement,
experience in any of these areas would be a plus.

Please send resumes and names/phone numbers of 3 references via email to:

 David E. Johnson

 email: djohns at watson.ibm.com
 phone: 914-945-1036
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Date: Fri, 29 Jul 94 14:03:47 BST
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LECTURESHIP IN LINGUISTICS
DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS, UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

Applications are invited for a two year temporary lectureship in the
Department of Linguistics, to begin on 1st October 1994.

The Department seeks a lecturer whose primary responsibilities
will be:

1. To act as organiser for the MSc course in Speech and Language
Processing, with day to day responsibility for its smooth
running.
2. To teach the speech processing modules for the course,
including signal processing and speech synthesis and
recognition.
3. To supervise a number of course projects.

Familiarity with the ESPS/WAVES signal processing package, or
the ability to become familiar with it before the start of the
job, is essential, and an acquaintance with the HTK hidden
Markov model toolkit would be a distinct advantage. Ability to
teach either automata theory or speech perception at an
introductory level would also be desirable.

Salary will be on the Lecturer A scale (L14,756 - L19,326 per
annum) with placing according to age, qualifications and
experience.

The closing date for applications is **21st August 1994**, but
earlier applications are encouraged. It is hoped that interviews
will be held in late August/early September 1994.

 Further particulars can be obtained by contacting Mr. Stephen
Isard at stephenicstr.ed.ac.uk, or Mrs. Ethel Jack, Department of
Linguistics, University of Edinburgh, 40 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LL,
Scotland, U.K., tel. (031) 650 3961.
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