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LINGUIST List 21.543

Wed Feb 03 2010

Jobs: Spanish, Lexicography, Text/corpus Ling: Consultant, Nuance

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        1.    Alex Hurst, Spanish & Lexicography, Text/corpus Linguistics: Consultant, Nuance Communications Inc.

Message 1: Spanish & Lexicography, Text/corpus Linguistics: Consultant, Nuance Communications Inc.
Date: 03-Feb-2010
From: Alex Hurst <Alexander.Hurstnuance.com>
Subject: Spanish & Lexicography, Text/corpus Linguistics: Consultant, Nuance Communications Inc.
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications Inc.
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com
Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Lexicography; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Description:

Nuance Communications, Inc., a world-wide leader in speech technology, is
seeking a part-time Spanish language consultant to enhance our language
dictionaries.

All work will be done off-site.

Responsibilities:
- Evaluating design and quality of pronunciation dictionaries
- Merging pronunciation dictionaries
- 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 Spanish
- Completion of at least an undergraduate degree in linguistics
- Knowledge of the International Phonetic Alphabet
- Ability to work independently
- Up-to-date computer running Windows
- High-speed home internet connection

Helpful Skills:
- Expertise in medicine, law, or technology
- Knowledge of Unix/Linux
- Familiarity with a text editor such as emacs or vi
- Ability to program in a scripting language (e.g. Perl)

20 hours of work per week for a duration of 3 months is required. Pay is
18,50 EUR per hour. Equivalent payment in other currencies, e.g. USD, is
also possible.

To apply, please submit your resume or CV and a brief statement describing
your experience and abilities to the email address below. We will consider
only electronic submissions. No phone calls, please.

Application Deadline: 28 February 2010

The position may be filled before that date if a qualified applicant is found.

Application Deadline: 28-Feb-2010

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

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