LINGUIST List 10.1075

Thu Jul 15 1999

Jobs: Instructors/Boston, Sp Recognition Engineers

Editor for this issue: Karen Milligan <karenlinguistlist.org>


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  1. Carol Neidle, Part-time openings, Boston U.
  2. Brion Wikes, Applied speech Job for persons with R and D backgroud

Message 1: Part-time openings, Boston U.

Date: Wed, 14 Jul 1999 12:38:43 -0400 (EDT)
From: Carol Neidle <carollouis-xiv.bu.edu>
Subject: Part-time openings, Boston U.


 Boston University seeks part-time instructors to teach
 THREE courses (mixed undergraduate and graduate level)
 for spring semester of 2000: 

 1) CAS LX 513 introduction to phonology
 2) CAS LX 521 introduction to morphology
 3) CAS LX 523 intermediate-level syntax

 Further information about these courses is available at
 http://www.bu.edu/linguistics/UG/jobs.html.

 Please send letter of application, clearly indicating
 which course(s) you would be interested in teaching,
 along with cv and 3 representative publications, to:

 Prof. Carol Neidle
 Chair, Linguistics Search Committee
 Boston University
 Department of Modern Foreign Languages
 718 Commonwealth Avenue
 Boston, MA 02215

 Please also have three letters of recommendation sent
 to the same address. Deadline for receipt of materials: 
 October 10, 1999. Ph.D. (in hand) required at time 
 of application. For further information about these
 positions, please contact carolbu.edu.

======================================================================
Carol Neidle Boston University, MFLL
carollouis-xiv.bu.edu 718 Commonwealth Ave.
http://www.bu.edu/asllrp/carol.html Boston, MA 02215 
phone and fax: 617-353-6218
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Message 2: Applied speech Job for persons with R and D backgroud

Date: Mon, 12 Jul 1999 13:49:25 -0400
From: Brion Wikes <bwikesnuance.com>
Subject: Applied speech Job for persons with R and D backgroud






(Applied) Speech Recognition Engineer
www.nuance.com
We just Launched the World's Largest Speaker Verification System for the
Home Shopping Network

 Summary:
 This is a tremendous opportunity for you to use your speech
 recognition research background to develop and deploy exciting state-of-the-art
 applications. As a key team member you will be challenged with analyzing
 advanced applications, optimiziing recognition system performance , and
 project leadership. This is an excellent chance to gain hands-on
 experience in the full life-cycle of speech application development
 including design, customer interactions, and dialog design.

 Responsibilities:
 Analyze speech data from fielded applications.
 Run experiments for optimiziing speech recognition performance.
 Run advanced experiments for proof of concept of speech applications and
 demo's.
 Be involved with a variety of tasks including application and dialog design
 Interact with customers.

 Requirements:
 Speech recognition background or education
 Experience developing or tuning algorithms
 Fluent C and shell/perl scripts programmer
 Experience running speech recognition performance evaluations.
 Desire to be working in applied technology
 Ability to be detailed and organized
 Ability to be self-directed
 Strong problem-solving skills

 Ideal:


 HMM background
 Post-degree industrial/academic experience
 Ability to interact and communicate with customers
 C++ or Java programming
 Project leadership skills
 Good language or linguistics skills
 Exposure to dialog design, interface design

 Education:

 MS/PhD with Speech Recognition or Speaker Verification research.

 Brion Wikes, Staffing Specialist
 Nuance Communications (USA)
 Direct Phone: 650-847-7799
 E-mail: bwikesnuance.com




Brion Wikes, Staffing Specialist
Nuance Communications (USA)
Direct Phone: 650-847-7799
E-mail: bwikesnuance.com
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