[Elsnet-list] Job: Speech Recognition Project Leader

Kate Knill kate.knill at crl.toshiba.co.uk
Wed Sep 22 22:46:27 CEST 2004

Speech Recognition Project Leader, Cambridge, England

Toshiba Research Europe Ltd, Cambridge Research Lab (CRL) are looking for a
Project Leader for our ASR R&D. The CRL Speech Technology Group is a
multinational team of dynamic individuals.  Established in 2002, the Group
contributes to all aspects of  Toshiba's speech recognition and synthesis
capabilities, developing core technology and supporting European and
American languages. The successful candidate will play a central role in
developing the next generation of  Toshiba embedded speech recognition
engine. The position will involve leading a group of 4-5 people in
developing and researching state-of-the-art techniques. A history of strong
technical leadership and teamwork in the area of ASR is essential. The job
involves close collaboration with other research teams based in Japan, China
and India. 

You will have a very good degree in a related subject and preferably a PhD.
Experience with leading technical projects and supervising other researchers
are required. You will have good communication skills and be able to
represent the Group to both customers and other technical sites. Knowledge
of European languages other than English and/or Japanese is desirable.
Strong software skills are required including C programming and software
system design. Experience of developing embedded speech recognition,
particularly for the in-car or mobile markets, is preferred.

There are excellent opportunities for publications, travel and conference
visits. The group has close links with the University of Cambridge with
joint ongoing research. An attractive salary and benefit package will be

Applicants should send a CV, the names and addresses of three referees and a
covering letter to: stg-jobs at crl.toshiba.co.uk Questions or requests for
further details can be sent to Kate Knill at the same email address.

Dr Kate Knill, Group Leader, Speech Technology Group,
Cambridge Research Laboratory, Toshiba Research Europe Limited
St George House, 1 Guildhall St
Cambridge, CB2 3NH, UK.


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