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LINGUIST List 19.3192

Tue Oct 21 2008

Jobs: Arabic, Standard & Comp Ling: Arabic Language Specialist, Nuance

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        1.    Deanna Roe, Arabic, Standard & Computational Linguistics: Arabic Language Specialist, Nuance Communications, Merelbeke, Belgium


Message 1: Arabic, Standard & Computational Linguistics: Arabic Language Specialist, Nuance Communications, Merelbeke, Belgium
Date: 08-Sep-2008
From: Deanna Roe <deanna.roenuance.com>
Subject: Arabic, Standard & Computational Linguistics: Arabic Language Specialist, Nuance Communications, Merelbeke, Belgium
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications
Department: TTS R&D
Job Location: Merelbeke, Belgium
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com

Job Rank: Arabic Language Specialist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)

Description:

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:

Arabic x 3 positions, starting in October 2008 and January 2009.

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 productization 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 3-9 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 the application email listed below. 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: deanna.roenuance.com
Contact Information:
Deanna Roe
Email: deanna.roenuance.com
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