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LINGUIST List 21.3681

Fri Sep 17 2010

Jobs: Various Langs, Various Fields: Linguist, Nuance Communications

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        1.    lm linguistics, Japanese; Russian; Korean & Computational Linguistics, Lexicography, Text/corpus Linguistics: Linguist, Nuance Communications, Inc.

Message 1: Japanese; Russian; Korean & Computational Linguistics, Lexicography, Text/corpus Linguistics: Linguist, Nuance Communications, Inc.
Date: 16-Sep-2010
From: lm linguistics <lm.linguisticsnuance.com>
Subject: Japanese; Russian; Korean & Computational Linguistics, Lexicography, Text/corpus Linguistics: Linguist, Nuance Communications, Inc.
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications, Inc.
Job Location: , ---------------- (Telecommute)
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com
Job Rank: Linguist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)
                            Korean (kor)
                            Russian (rus)

Description:

Nuance Communications, Inc., a world-wide leader in speech technology, is
seeking a part-time language consultant to enhance our language
dictionaries in one of the above languages.

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

Responsibilities:
- Evaluating and correcting dictionary entries
- 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 fluency in Russian, Korean or Japanese
- Completion or near-completion of undergraduate degree in linguistics.
- Knowledge of International Phonetic Alphabet or SAMPA.
- Ability to work independently.
- Up-to-date computer, preferably Windows.
- Home internet connection.
- A high level of proficiency in English.

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

A minimum of 20 hours per week of work over a period of 6 months is needed
for each language project.

To apply, please submit your resume or CV and a brief statement describing
your experience and abilities to the application email listed. We will
consider only electronic submissions. No phone calls, please. Please list
the language you are applying for in the subject line.

Application Deadline: Sept 30, 2010

(Positions may be filled before that date if qualified applicants are found.)

Application Deadline: 30-Sep-2010

Email Address for Applications: lm.linguisticsnuance.com
Contact Information:
lm linguistics
Email: lm.linguisticsnuance.com

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