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LINGUIST List 21.4542

Fri Nov 12 2010

Jobs: Various Langs & Fields: Linguistic Engineer, Nuance Communication

Editor for this issue: Erin Smith <erinlinguistlist.org>


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        1.     LM Linguistics , Danish; Finnish; Greek; Hebrew; Hungarian; Icelandic; Vietnamese; Norwegian, Bokmål; Polish; Romanian; Thai; Turkish; Urdu; Indonesian & Danish; Finnish; Greek; Hebrew; Hungarian; Icelandic; Vietnamese; Norwegian, Bokmål; Polish; Romanian; Thai; Turkish; Urdu; Indonesian & Computational Linguistics, Lexicography, Text/corpus Linguistics: Linguistic Engineer, Nuance Communications Inc.

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Date: 09-Nov-2010
From: LM Linguistics <lm.linguisticsnuance.com>
Subject: Danish; Finnish; Greek; Hebrew; Hungarian; Icelandic; Vietnamese; Norwegian, Bokmål; Polish; Romanian; Thai; Turkish; Urdu; Indonesian & Danish; Finnish; Greek; Hebrew; Hungarian; Icelandic; Vietnamese; Norwegian, Bokmål; Polish; Romanian; Thai; Turkish; Urdu; Indonesian & Computational Linguistics, Lexicography, Text/corpus Linguistics: Linguistic Engineer, Nuance Communications Inc.
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications Inc.
Department: Language Modeling
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com
Job Rank: Linguistic Engineer

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

Required Language(s): Danish (dan)
                            Finnish (fin)
                            Greek (ell)
                            Hebrew (heb)
                            Hungarian (hun)
                            Icelandic (isl)
                            Indonesian (ind)
                            Norwegian, Bokmål (nob)
                            Polish (pol)
                            Romanian (ron)
                            Thai (tha)
                            Turkish (tur)
                            Urdu (urd)
                            Vietnamese (vie)

Description:

Nuance Communications, Inc., a world-wide leader in speech technology, is
seeking a full-time linguist contractor to support expansion of its mobile
search and messaging products into new language markets.

Candidates for this position should be located either in North America or
in Europe.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
- Evaluating design and quality of pronunciation dictionaries
- Identifying new entries for general and specialized dictionaries
- Correcting existing dictionary entries
- Phonetic transcription
- Serving as a language expert resource for engineers and researchers
- Managing language consultant contractors


LANGUAGE SKILL REQUIREMENTS

1. English: native or near-native skill

2. Native skill in at least one language from the following list:

Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Hungarian, Indonesian, Polish, Czech, Slovak,
Slovenian, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Galician, Catalan,
Basque, Estonian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Icelandic, Malay, Ukrainian,
(Modern) Greek, Turkish, Farsi, Thai, Hebrew, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and Urdu.

3. A high degree of proficiency in at least one additional language from
the above list. The second language should come from a different family
than the first. Additionally, if the first language is Romance, the second
may not be Germanic (and vice-versa).

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
- A post-graduate degree in linguistics
- Experience with phonetic transcription and the International Phonetic
Alphabet
- Ability to work independently
- Basic knowledge of Unix/Linux (navigating directory structures, copying
files, etc.)
- Familiarity with a text editor (e.g. emacs or vi)
- Ability to program in a scripting language (e.g. Perl or Python)

HELPFUL SKILLS
- Team leadership and/or management experience

Application Deadline: 20-Nov-2010

Email Address for Applications: lm.linguisticsnuance.com
Contact Information:
LM Linguistics
Email: lm.linguisticsnuance.com

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