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Tue Feb 4 2003

Jobs: Speech Technology: Chair, The U/of Edinburgh

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Message 1: Jobs: Speech Technology: Chair, The University of Edinburgh, UK

Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2003 01:23:39 +0000
From: steedman <steedmancogsci.ed.ac.uk>
Subject: Jobs: Speech Technology: Chair, The University of Edinburgh, UK



University or Organization: The University of Edinburgh
Department: School of Informatics
Rank of Job: Chair of Speech Technology
Specialty Areas: Speech Technology


Description:

THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

SCHOOL OF INFORMATICS

CHAIR IN SPEECH TECHNOLOGY

The University invites applications for a Chair of Speech Technology,
to be held within the School of Informatics. We seek a candidate who
will further develop the strengths of the School, and in particular
the Centre for Speech Technology Research (CSTR), operated jointly
with the School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences
(PPLS). Example areas of interest are: Speech Recognition; Speech
Signal Processing; Speech Synthesis; Statistical Models for Speech and
Language Processing; Spoken Information Extraction and Retrieval.

In addition to outstanding strength in research and scholarship, the
successful candidate should provide leadership and inspiration for
fundamental research in CSTR and the School, encourage the integration
of his/her own research with that of others, and play an active role
in teaching and administration. The appointment is full-time and the
salary will be within the normal professorial salary range.

Edinburgh was the only university in the UK to have achieved a 5*A
rating in Computer Science in the 2001 RAE. With 87 research-active
staff submitted for assessment, it has the UK's biggest research group
in this area. With over 1000 research active staff in 5 or 5* units,
Edinburgh was also 5*-rated in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
(29) and 5-rated in Linguistics (22).

For informal inquiries, contact Professor Mark Steedman (by telephone:
+44 (0)131 650 4631, or e-mail to steedmaninformatics.ed.ac.uk).

Further particulars including details of the application procedure can
be obtained from the World Wide Web at
http://www.informatics.ed.ac.uk/events/vacancies/ or from:

Human Resources
The University of Edinburgh
9 - 16 Chambers Street
Edinburgh EH1 1HT

e-mail: jobsed.ac.uk
telephone: +44 (0) 131 650 9601

Please quote Ref: 312143



Address for Applications:

	Attn: Human Resources
	The University of Edinburgh
	9 - 16 Chambers Street
	Edinburgh, EH1 1HT
	United Kingdom 
 
	Applications are due by 28-March-2003


Contact Information:
	Prof. Mark Steedman.
	Email: steedmaninformatics.ed.ac.uk
	Tel: +44 (0)131 650 4631
	Website: http://www.informatics.ed.ac.uk/events/vacancies/
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