UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
Research Associate (RS2II: salary range £27,116-35,883 p.a.) A
Research Associate is required to work on a review of technologies for
automatic search and annotation of speech within multimedia
resources. The goal is to evaluate the near-future
impact of these technologies on research in the Humanities. We
seek applicants with an understanding of current speech technologies,
combined with excellent communication skills. A higher degree
related to the relevant technologies is preferred.
The principal duties of the post holder will be:
i) Identifying relevant technologies, ii) evaluating the current state
the art and contacting relevant researchers, iii)
interviews with potential users, iii) developing usage scenarios, iv)
evaluating the effect of new technologies on Humanities research, and
v) preparing a report and website content.
The appointment will be for 9 calendar months, with an expected
starting date of 1 October 2005.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to either John Coleman
(firstname.lastname@example.org) or Greg Kochanski
particulars concerning this
opening, and information about how to apply, may be found on our
website, at http://www.phon.ox.ac.uk/0412AHRB/FP.html
Applications must be received
no later than 20 July 2005.