[Elsnet-list] Research Opportunities: Clinical Applications of Speech Technology

Phil Green P.Green at dcs.shef.ac.uk
Mon Feb 28 11:51:40 CET 2005

Research Assistant/Associate - 2 Posts
Department: Computer Science, Speech and Hearing Research Group
Ref No: PR2127
Closing Date:
11th March, 2005
Salary: from £19,400 per annum

The post holders will work on the UK Department of Health funded project VIVOCA 
(Voice Input Voice Output Communication Aid). The VIVOCA project aims to develop 
a portable speech-in/speech-out communication aid for people with disordered or 
unintelligible speech, initially concentrating on people with moderate to severe 
dysarthria (difficulty in controlling and co-ordinating the muscles in speech). 
The project is a collaboration between the University of Sheffield CAST research 
team (Prof. Pam Enderby, Prof Phil Green, Prof Roger Moore, Dr Stuart 
Cunningham) and Barnsley District General Hospital (Prof Mark Hawley). 
Applicants should have a first degree in Computer Science, knowledge of Speech 
Research and Speech Technology and C/C++ programming experience. The successful 
applicants will be responsible for software development. The posts are available 
from 1 April 2005 for a period of up to 3 years.

For further details and information about how to apply see 

The CAST website: http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/spandh/research/cast
Informal enquires to 

Professor Phil Green
  Head of Department
  Speech and Hearing Research Group
Department of Computer Science
University of Sheffield
Regent Court
211 Portobello St.,
Sheffield S1 4DP

phone: (44) 114 22 21828
fax:   (44) 114 22 21810
email: p.green at dcs.shef.ac.uk
www:   http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/people/P.Green/

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