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LINGUIST List 16.1579

Tue May 17 2005

Jobs: Lexicography: Language Expert, ScanSoft, Inc.

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        1.    Emily Tucker, Phonetic Transcription/Lexicography: Language Expert, ScanSoft, Inc., MA, USA


Message 1: Phonetic Transcription/Lexicography: Language Expert, ScanSoft, Inc., MA, USA
Date: 17-May-2005
From: Emily Tucker <emily.tuckerscansoft.com>
Subject: Phonetic Transcription/Lexicography: Language Expert, ScanSoft, Inc., MA, USA


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University or Organization: ScanSoft, Inc.
Job Rank: Language Expert
Specialty Areas: Lexicography; Phonetic Transcription
Required Language(s):
Dutch (DUT)
French (FRN)
German, Standard (GER)
Spanish (SPN)


Description:

ScanSoft, a world-wide leader in speech technology, is seeking part-time
language consultants to enhance our language dictionaries.

Responsibilities:
- Identifying new entries for general and specialized dictionaries.
- Writing phonetic transcriptions for new and existing entries.
- Serving as language expert resource for engineers and researchers.

Requirements:
- Native or near-native fluency in one or more of the following: Dutch,
German, Spanish, French.
- Completion or near-completion of undergraduate degree in linguistics.
- Knowledge of International Phonetic Alphabet.
- Familiarity with a text editor such as emacs or vi.
- Ability to work independently.
- Up-to-date computer.
- Home internet connection.

Helpful Skills:
- Expertise in medicine, law, or technology.
- Knowledge of UNIX.
- Ability to program in Perl.

All work will be done off-site and will require 5 to 15 hours per week.
Pay is commensurate with experience.

To apply, please submit your resume or CV and a brief statement describing
your experience and abilities to the email address below. We will consider
only electronic submissions. No phone calls, please.


Address for Applications:

Emily Tucker
Email Address Below

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Emily Tucker
Email: emily.tuckerscansoft.com


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