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Wed Mar 28 2007

Jobs: Various Langs & Comp Ling: Rank Open, Nuance Communications Int.

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        1.    Caroline Desseaux, Various Languages & Computational Linguistics: Rank Open, Nuance Communications International, Merelbeke, Belgium


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Message 1: Various Languages & Computational Linguistics: Rank Open, Nuance Communications International, Merelbeke, Belgium
Date: 27-Mar-2007
From: Caroline Desseaux <caroline.desseauxnuance.com>
Subject: Various Languages & Computational Linguistics: Rank Open, Nuance Communications International, Merelbeke, Belgium


University or Organization: Nuance Communications International
Department: HR
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            Danish (dan)
                            Dutch (nld)
                            English (eng)
                            Finnish (fin)
                            Hindi (hin)
                            Korean (kor)
                            Portuguese (por)
                            Russian (rus)
                            Spanish (spa)
                            Swedish (swe)


Description:

Nuance is the leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for
businesses and consumers around the world. Every day, millions of users
and thousands of businesses experience Nuance by calling directory
assistance, requesting account information, dictating patient records,
telling a navigation system their destination, or digitally reproducing
documents that can be shared and searched. With more than 2000 employees
worldwide, we are committed to make the user experience more enjoyable by
transforming the way people interact with information and how they create,
share and use documents. Making each of those experiences productive and
compelling is what Nuance is about.

Temporary Full-time Language Specialist Wanted

Nuance Communications, Inc., a world-wide leader in speech technology, is
seeking full-time temporary language specialist to develop our newest TTS
technology into various languages.

Positions are available for the following languages:

- Finnish
- Dutch ( The Netherlands)
- Australian English
- Mandarin (People's Republic of China)
- Mandarin (Taiwan)
- Cantonese
- Japanese
- Korean
- Danish
- Norwegian
- Egyptian Arabic
- Greek
- Hindi
- Portuguese (Iberian)
- Indian English
- Russian
- Swedish
- Turkish
- Spanish (Catalan)


Responsibilities:

- Helping in development of the linguistic processing components
- Design of text corpora for recording and testing
- Processing speech data
- Creating and tuning the TTS voice
- Testing and product development of the TTS voice


Requirements:

- Native or near native speaker of one of them above-mentioned languages
- Speak English fluently (working language)
- Have some experience working in speech/NLP/linguistics either in academia
or in industry
- Have some computational ability - no programming is required, but you
should be comfortable working with MS Windows
- If you know some AWK or Perl, it would be an advantage
- Willing to work in Merelbeke (near Ghent in Belgium) for the duration of
the contract


Offer:

- A 3-5 months contract
- Training in all aspects of the job, and you will be working with a
talented and committed team
- An exciting job with an innovative and performing international company
- The opportunity to work in an enthusiastic, supportive team
- Competitive remuneration package
- Relocation, travel and accommodation assistance

To apply, please submit your resume or CV and a brief statement describing
your experience and abilities to alan.kitamannuance.com. We will consider
only electronic submissions.

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

The experience speaks for itself! (TM)

Application Deadline: Open until filled.


Email Address for Applications: caroline.desseauxnuance.com

Contact Information:
Recruitment Coordinator int. Caroline Desseaux
Email: caroline.desseauxnuance.com




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