LINGUIST List 13.2460

Fri Sep 27 2002

Jobs: Comp Ling, Spanish, Researcher, Brazil

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  1. mmodesto, Spanish, Computational Ling: Researcher at Genius, AM, Brazil

Message 1: Spanish, Computational Ling: Researcher at Genius, AM, Brazil

Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 09:15:32 +0000
From: mmodesto <>
Subject: Spanish, Computational Ling: Researcher at Genius, AM, Brazil

University or Organization: Genius Institute of Technology
Rank of Job: Researcher
Specialty Areas Required: Computational Linguistics, Phonetics,
Phonology, Syntax, Text/Corpus Linguistics,
Required Language(s): Spanish (SPN)


Genius is a world-class Technology institute working with digital data
storage, audio and video compression, signal digitization and
processing, digital, analog and power eletronics, microeletronics,
automatic speech recognition and, in the near future, speech
synthesis. We are currently looking for a dynamic, flexible,
proactive Linguistic Researcher for Latin American Spanish to join our
team at our offices in Manaus, Brazil.

The position would involve working within the linguistic group,
developing linguistic solutions for speech technology applications.

The following qualifications are REQUIRED:

 - First degree or higher in linguistics, computational linguistics,
 or equivalent
 - Native Spanish speaker (preferably Latin American)
 - Sound knowledge in phonology, phonetics, and dialectology/regional
 variation of Latin American Spanish
 - Team player, but able to successfully work independently
 - Strong communication skills
 - Knowledge of standard computer applications
 - Willingness to relocate to Manaus

Experience in any of the following would be an ASSET:

 - Proficiency in English and/or Portuguese
 - Speech technology esp. automatic speech recognition,
 text-to-speech, text normalization, parsing, etc.
 - Computer programming and/or scripting languages esp. C, C++, Java,
 Python, Perl, and AWK
 - Operating systems such as Windows and Unix/Linux 
 - Any other experience with Computational linguistics

We offer an exciting, stimulating work environment with flexible
hours, good benefits and a casual dress code. For more information on
the Institute, please visit our website at:

The position is scheduled to open on November 1st, 2002 and review of
applications starts immediately.

Please submit your CV and cover letter by e-mail to: Marcello Modesto,
Ph.D. ( and Ana Bittencourt

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Dr. Marcello Modesto
	Genius Institute of Technology
	Av. A�a� 875 Bloco E
	Distrito Industrial
	Manaus, AM 69075-904
Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:
	Ms. Ana Bittencourt.
	Tel: 55 92 614-6642

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