LINGUIST List 14.325

Fri Jan 31 2003

Jobs: Italian: Researcher, Rhetorical Systems, UK

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  1. art, Italian: Researcher, Rhetorical Systems, United Kingdom

Message 1: Italian: Researcher, Rhetorical Systems, United Kingdom

Date: Thu, 30 Jan 2003 05:31:16 +0000
From: art <>
Subject: Italian: Researcher, Rhetorical Systems, United Kingdom

University or Organization: Rhetorical Systems
Department: Languages Group
Rank of Job: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics, Phonetics, Italian
Required Language(s): Italian (Code = ITN)


Rhetorical Systems is expanding the range of languages offered in its
high-quality rVoice text-to-speech system, to include Italian. We are
looking for a Italian-speaking person to join our dedicated team of
scientists and developers. In the first instance the position is for
six months, but this may be extended.

The ideal candidate will have experience of Italian computational
linguistics, or Italian phonetics, under the Linux computing
environment. A minimum requirement is a knowledge of Italian phonetics
or Italian grammar, with some experience of applying this knowledge on
a computer.

Rhetorical Systems is a leading provider of text-to-speech (TTS)
solutions. We are headquartered in Edinburgh, with offices in London,
Germany and the US. Our research and development team, based in
Edinburgh, is the largest and most experienced text-to-speech team in
the world. In addition we have close links with the University of
Edinburgh, which has distinguished departments for Linguistics,
Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence, and a long history of
speech research.

If you are interested, send covering letter and CV to:

Art Blokland 4 Crichton's Close
Manager, Languages Edinburgh EH8 8DT
Rhetorical Systems Ltd Scotland
T: ( +44 ) ( 0 ) 131 525 6811
F: ( +44 ) ( 0 ) 131 525 6888

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Mr Art Blokland
	4 Crichton's Close
	Edinburgh, EH8 8DT
	United Kingdom 
	Applications are due by 01-Mar-2003

Contact Information:
	Mr Art Blokland.
	Tel: +44 131 229 7053

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