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LINGUIST List 21.4444

Sat Nov 06 2010

Jobs: Korean & Applied Ling: Language Specialist, Nuance Communications

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        1.     Craig Robertson , Korean & Applied Linguistics: Language Specialist, Nuance Communications BVBA, Belgium

Message 1: Korean & Applied Linguistics: Language Specialist, Nuance Communications BVBA, Belgium
Date: 04-Nov-2010
From: Craig Robertson <Craig.RobertsonNuance.com>
Subject: Korean & Applied Linguistics: Language Specialist, Nuance Communications BVBA, Belgium
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications BVBA
Department: Human Resources
Job Location: Merelbeke, Belgium
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com
Job Rank: Language Specialist

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Korean (kor)

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 5,000 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.

To strengthen our enthusiastic R&D team in Europe, we are currently looking
for a Korean Language Specialist who will assist in the development of a
state-of-the-art text-to-speech system. You will join the team in
Merelbeke, Belgium.

Role:
-Helping in development of Korean linguistic processing components
-Processing Korean speech data
-Creating, testing and tuning the Korean text-to-speech voice

Profile:
We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated person with a background in
Korean linguistics and/or speech technology who wants to make a
contribution to a successful product. In terms of skills, we are seeking
people who can do most - but not necessarily all - of the following.

If you:
-Are a native speaker of Korean
-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 (knowledge of a scripting
language is an advantage)
-Are willing to work in Merelbeke (near Ghent in Belgium) for the duration
of the contract

...then we would love to hear from you.


Offer:
-A 3-month 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

Please apply for this position with Craig Robertson at the email address
below. We are looking forward to receiving your application or any
questions you may have.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: Craig.RobertsonNuance.com
Web Address for Applications: http://www.nuance.com
Contact Information:
EMEA Recruitment Manager Craig Robertson
Email: Craig.RobertsonNuance.com

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