[Elsnet-list] Job Opening at W3C (Japan): W3C Team Contact for Voice Browser Activity

Philipp Hoschka ph at w3.org
Wed Nov 10 22:59:18 CET 2004

W3C Team Contact for Voice Browser Activity

We have an opening for a W3C team contact for the Voice Browser 
Activity, where W3C among other things develops VoiceXML.

A position description available on the Web at


A text text version attached below



       [1] http://www.w3.org/

           Open Position: W3C Team Contact for Voice Browser Activity


    The [2]World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is looking for a new team
    member to assist with W3C's work as team contact. This is an
    opportunity for a unique individual to be part of the team responsible
    for the design of next generation World Wide Web Technologies and to
    lead a variety of industry and user groups toward the development of
    technologies that enhance the functionality of the Web.

       [2] http://www.w3.org/

    The role of a W3C team contact is described in the [3]W3C process. We
    are primarily seeking candidates for the [4]Voice Browser activity,
    but candidates with qualifications for [5]other activities in W3C's
    interaction domain are also encouraged to apply.

       [3] http://www.w3.org/2004/02/Process-20040205/
       [4] http://www.w3.org/Voice/Activity
       [5] http://www.w3.org/Interaction/

    You will be based at the W3C host at Keio University, Japan. You will
    have to travel often, to Working Group meetings or conferences as well
    as to the other W3C hosts. W3C hosts are located at MIT in Boston,
    USA, at INRIA in Sophia-Antipolis and Grenoble in France, and at Keio
    University in Fujisawa, Japan.



      * Architectural & technical leadership: provide guidance to
        technical Working Groups in the design and evolution of the Web
      * Consensus building: work with W3C Working Group members so that
        Working Groups produce Web standards.
      * Evangelism: Build support among user and vendor communities for
        Web technologies by illustrating the benefits to those


    As the recognized leader for the technical development of the World
    Wide Web, we seek an individual with both Web technology and project
    management experience, a good understanding of the Web industry,
    eagerness to make the Web an even better framework for building
    distributed applications, and enthusiasm for the [6]mission and spirit
    of W3C.
      * You have a background in computer science and software
        engineering, with experience in dialogue systems, speech
        recognition or other in areas related to [7]other activities in
        W3C's interaction doamain
      * You are familiar with up-to-date Web technology, in particular
        with respect to XML and speech-related technologies
      * Experience with multimodal interaction, ubiquitous computing and
        synchronized multimedia is a plus
      * You have a good sense of the Web industry, its market, practices
        and product development cycle
      * You have good written and spoken competency in the working
        language of the W3C, English, and knowledge and practical
        experience of other languages and cultures
      * You are willing to be located in Japan, and to work out of the
        offices at the W3C host at Keio University
      * You have good communication skills, both written and oral
      * You are free to travel internationally on a monthly basis

       [6] http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Points
       [7] http://www.w3.org/Interaction/

    Screening of applications will begin on December 1st, 2004 and will
    continue until the position is filled. To apply, please send a
    motivation letter and your resume or CV in electronic form to
    [8]keio-application at w3.org

       [8] mailto:keio-application at w3.org


     [9]keio-application at w3.org
     $Date: 2004/10/29 13:35:20 $

       [9] mailto:keio-application at w3.org

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