Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products (L&H) is the world's leading provider of speech and language technology products, solutions, and services to
businesses and individuals worldwide. It is our mission to break down language barriers through advanced translation technology and to enable people
to interact by voice in any language with the machines that empower them. Founded in 1987 L&H has revolutionized the development and application of
advanced speech and language technologies. The company delivers the broadest array of consumer, business, and industry offerings in automatic
dictation, translation, sound compression, voice synthesis, and industrial documentation.
As a NASDAQ and EASDAQ quoted company and headquartered in Ieper (Belgium), L&H maintains offices in more than forty countries in Europe, Asia, the
Middle East, North America, and South America. With over 4.500 employees - mainly linguists, scientists and engineers - we generated an annual revenue
of $344 million in 1999.
For the development of language and speech technology, L&H currently has an opening in its International Headquarters in Ieper (Belgium) for a (m/f):
COMPUTATIONAL LINGUIST GERMAN
<li>You will work within a multi-disciplinary team of linguists, engineers
and programmers on the development of software systems in the field of
Speech, Artificial Intelligence and Language.
<li>In the startup phase, your tasks will typically include: basic phonetic
and language study in view of technology development and assessment of
third party providers of data and/or technology.
<li>You will be involved in all aspects of the development life cycle and
focus on system specification and design, implementation of linguistic rule
sets, creation of acoustic and lexical databases, grapheme to phoneme
conversion, prosodic analysis, software testing and quality control,
preparation of documentation.
<li>Training is given both on-the-job and through lectures and technical
<li>Dedicated development environments are provided which allow language
specialists to focus on their content: formalizing linguistic knowledge.
<li>university degree in linguistics, or equivalent;
<li> (near) native German speaker with a conversational level of English;
<li>solid grounding in linguistic theory;
<li>good knowledge of and/or experience in one or more of the following
areas: speech processing, natural language processing (NLP), computational
linguistics, programming, other languages;
<li>ability to work in a team and independently;
<li>perseverance, accuracy and thoroughness;
<li>good social and communicative abilities;
<li>willingness to travel abroad for limited periods of time.
If you are interested in this job opportunity and you believe to fulfill the required profile, we have to meet each other.
Please send your application letter and detailed resume to:
Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products
attn. Mr. Bart De Neve
Flanders Language Valley 50
Fax: int+ 32 (0)18.104.22.168
To learn more about Lernout & Hauspie and its products, visit our homepage: http://www.lhsl.com
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