LINGUIST List 9.445

Tue Mar 24 1998

Jobs: Korean Lecturer, Phonetic/Prosodic Labeling

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  1. Eun-su Cho, Korean Lecturer employment opportunity
  2. Erica Zeinfeld-AEZ002, Phonetic Labeling Internship at Motorola

Message 1: Korean Lecturer employment opportunity

Date: Thu, 19 Mar 1998 15:25:37 -0500
From: Eun-su Cho <>
Subject: Korean Lecturer employment opportunity

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of
Michigan seeks to appoint a full-time lecturer of Korean beginning in
the Fall Semester of 1998. The initial appointment will be up to one
year with the possibility of renewal. Native or near-native fluency in
Korean and excellent command of English are required. Preference is
given to applicants with an M.A. Degree or higher in Linguistics,
Foreign Language Education, or TESOL. Candidates with experience of
teaching Korean at a variety of levels using various teaching
techniques and/or with ability or experience in Computer assisted
instruction are especially welcome. Appointees will be expected to
teach modern Korean at any of the three levels, elementary,
intermediate and advanced, and to train graduate teaching assistants.
The classroom teaching hours will be 10 to 12 hours per week. Send
applications including a curriculum vitae, statement of objectives,
three names of reference and, if available, a video tape of the
applicant teaching a class to:

 Chair, Korean Lecturer Search Committee
 Department of Asian Languages and Cultures
 3070 Frieze Building
 University of Michigan
 Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1285

Review of applications will begin on March 15, 1998, and will continue
until the positions are filled.

The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory/affirmative action

Questions in regards to applying for this postion can be e-mailed to

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Message 2: Phonetic Labeling Internship at Motorola

Date: Mon, 23 Mar 1998 17:50:46 -0600
From: Erica Zeinfeld-AEZ002 <>
Subject: Phonetic Labeling Internship at Motorola

 Phonetic / Prosodic Labeling Position
The Speech Synthesis and Machine Learning Group at
Motorola's Corporate Research Laboratory in Schaumburg would
like to announce an immediate opening in the student
internship program for an experienced Phonetic / Prosodic
Labeler (applicants should be currently enrolled students
working towards a degree in Linguistics or Speech

Position Description:
This full-time position entails detailed labeling of
spectrograms and waveforms for a large speech database. The
successful candidate may also be asked to perform listening
tests to rate various text-to-speech synthesizers. The
anticipated project duration is six months, but extensions
are possible. An initial training period lasting several
weeks, will require full-time presence at the Schaumburg
facility, after which the remainder of the work may be
completed in the individual's school or home (if necessary
or desired, a computer may be borrowed from Motorola for the
duration of the project).

Candidate's Qualifications:

* Experience in reading spectrograms and assigning
 accurate phonemes and intonation information to utterances
 (recent, successful completion of an Introductory
 Phonetics course may be sufficient)
* Native competency in English; competency in languages
 other than English is also desirable
* Knowledge of ToBI labeling guidelines and/or labeling
 tools is a big plus, and will weigh heavily in an
 applicant's favor
* Basic familiarity with Windows NT is required,
 familiarity with UNIX is helpful
* Must be a self-motivated, detail-oriented, consistent
 and efficient individual
* Good written and oral communication skills

Please address cover letters and resumes to:

 Corporate Staffing Department
 Reference "Linguistics" Req. #KP0075-7
 1303 E. Algonquin Rd.
 Schaumburg, IL 60196
Or Email to:
Or Fax (be sure to include above Reference and
Req#)to: (847)538-4688

Motorola is an Equal Employment Opportunity /
Affirmative Action employer. We welcome and
encourage diversity in our workforce. Proof of
identity and eligibility to be employed in the
United States is required.MOTOROLA is a
leading provider of wireless communications,
semiconductors, and advanced electronic systems,
components, and services. For more information
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