Subject: FW: EPSRC Studentship: Speech and Language Processing From: Stuart Rosen <stuart(at)PHONETICS.UCL.AC.UK> Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 12:04:07 +0100
EPSRC Studentship: Speech and Language Processing Department of Phonetics and Linguistics, UCL Applications are invited for an EPSRC funded research studentship leading to a Ph. D. to commence in October 2001. This award would be held full-time over 3 years. The research studentship can be held in any area of speech or language processing that falls within the general remit of EPSRC funding and is related to our current research activities. These include: Models of computational phonology in speech synthesis Modelling the use of lexical, syntactic, and semantic knowledge in speech recognition Phonetic perception in bilinguals and L2 learners Speech processing for cochlear implants Phonetic perception and word recognition by cochlear implant users Individual differences in speech perception Auditory-visual speech perception, including the use of facial animation Applicants should have a class I or II:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject area. A Masters degree or relevant research experience would be an advantage. One full studentship including a maintenance award of 9,000 GBP pa (increasing annually) is available to applicants with 3 years qualifying residence in the UK (excluding full-time education). Tuition fee only studentships without a maintenance allowance would be available to EU and EEA residents. Candidates may also wish to consult our Departmental Web site http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/, and reports of Work in Progress at http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/shl) Applications should include a CV, an outline of your relevant training and experience, and a brief statement of the research areas that interest you, plus the names and addresses of two academic referees. Closing date for applications will be July 4 2001, but earlier applications are encouraged.