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LINGUIST List 20.3180

Sun Sep 20 2009

Jobs: Comp Ling: German Lang Specialist, Nuance Communications, Germany

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

Message 1: German, Standard & Computational Linguistics: German Language Specialist, Nuance Communications International BVBA, Merelbeke, Belgium
Date: 18-Sep-2009
From: Deanna Roe <deanna.roenuance.com>
Subject: German, Standard & Computational Linguistics: German Language Specialist, Nuance Communications International BVBA, Merelbeke, Belgium
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications International BVBA
Department: TTS
Job Location: Merelbeke, Belgium
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com
Job Rank: German Language Specialist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing

Required Language(s): German, Standard (deu)

Description:

Nuance Communications International BVBA is seeking full-time temporary
language specialist to develop our newest TTS technology into German languages.

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

As a contributing member of Nuance, you will work within a dynamic team
environment to develop, support, market and sell our award-winning software
applications.

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 3-8 months contract (Part time / Full time)
-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

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs-nuance.icims.com/jobs/4583/job
Contact Information:
Deanna Roe
Email: deanna.roenuance.com

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