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LINGUIST List 18.2379

Thu Aug 09 2007

Jobs: Indonesian; Thai; Malay & Lexicography: Consultant, Nuance

Editor for this issue: Bethany Townsend <bethanylinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Harald Singer, Indonesian; Thai; Malay & Lexicography: Consultant, Nuance Communications, Inc., Telecommute


Message 1: Indonesian; Thai; Malay & Lexicography: Consultant, Nuance Communications, Inc., Telecommute
Date: 08-Aug-2007
From: Harald Singer <Harald.Singernuance.com>
Subject: Indonesian; Thai; Malay & Lexicography: Consultant, Nuance Communications, Inc., Telecommute
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications, Inc.
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com

Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Lexicography; Translation; Writing Systems

Required Language(s): Indonesian (ind)
                            Malay (mly)
                            Thai (tha)

Description:

Responsibilities:
- Serving as language expert resource for engineers and researchers.
- Evaluating design and quality of pronunciation dictionaries
- Merging pronunciation dictionaries
- Evaluating and correcting dictionary entries
- Identifying new entries for general and specialized dictionaries.
- Writing phonetic transcriptions for new and existing entries.

Requirements:
- Native or near-native fluency in one or more of the languages listed above.
- 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 a scripting language.

All work will be done off-site (e.g. at your home).

A minimum of 20 hours of work is needed for each language for this project.
Some languages will require much more time, with the likelihood of
additional sporadic tasks over the next four to six months. Pay is $12-18
per hour, depending on experience (equivalent payment in other currencies,
e.g. euros, is also possible).

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

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: harald.singernuance.com
Contact Information:
Dr. Harald Singer
Email: Harald.Singernuance.com



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