[Elsnet-list] Junior research position in speech recognition

Roeland Ordelman ordelman at ewi.utwente.nl
Sat Jul 28 22:06:41 CEST 2007

Junior research position in speech recognition
The Human Media Interaction (HMI) group of the Computer Science department
at the University of Twente in Enschede, The Netherlands, has funding for a
(junior) research position in the area of speech recognition; the
application domain is multimedia information retrieval. We are looking for a
candidate interested in research and development work in speech recognition
for Œsurprise data¹, data with unknown or highly fluctuating
characteristics, both at the acoustic level and word level, as for example
occurring in commercials. Initially the position will be available for one

- affinity with speech recognition technology demonstrated by an academic
degree in e.g., computational linguistics, computer science, phonetics, .
- provable knowledge/experience in at least two of the following areas:
    - speech recognition
    - digital signal processing
    - machine-learning
- good scripting skills (Perl and alike); skills in C/C++ is regarded as a
- comfortable with Linux environment
- willing and comfortable to work in a team
Conditions of employment
Salary max EUR 2472 (level AIO, CAO Nederlandse Universiteiten); Gross
salary starts with EUR 1.933,- per month in the first year and
increases to EUR 2.472,- in the fourth year of employment. PhD
students will be able to participate in the Dutch research school for
Information and Knowledge Systems (SIKS, http://www.siks.nl/
<http://www.siks.nl/> ).

Application procedure
Applications (in English or Dutch) should be sent to:

Prof. Dr. Franciska de Jong
Human Media Interaction group
Faculty of EEMCS, University of Twente,
P.O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
phone: +31 53 489 4193
email: fdejong at ewi.utwente.nl <mailto:ordelman at ewi.utwente.nl>
Make sure to include the following:
- a letter of application with a motivation
- a curriculum vitae (including a list of publications and previous projects
worked on)
- the names and email addresses of two referents
Deadline: September 1, 2007
For more information on the HMI research group, and its projects see
http://hmi.ewi.utwente.nl <http://hmi.ewi.utwente.nl/>

Roeland Ordelman / HMI / University of Twente / tel:+31 53 489 2954 /
skype:kletsmobiel?call / http://www.ewi.utwente.nl/~ordelman/  

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