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LINGUIST List 22.34

Tue Jan 04 2011

Jobs: General Ling: Sr. Linguist, Sensory, Inc., Oregon, USA

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Message 1: General Linguistics: Sr. Linguist, Sensory, Inc., Oregon, USA
Date: 22-Dec-2010
From: Human Resources <jobssensoryinc.com>
Subject: General Linguistics: Sr. Linguist, Sensory, Inc., Oregon, USA
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University or Organization: Sensory, Inc.
Job Location: Oregon, USA
Web Address: http://www.sensoryinc.com
Job Rank: Sr. Linguist

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Description:

Seeking Linguist with interest in speech technology. Must be a fast learner with
interest in phonetics, phonology and technical concepts. Must be capable of
working in an interactive team while conducting self-directed work.

Primary Responsibilities:
*Develop, review, test and improve linguistic components of speech recognition
and synthesis systems
*Create text normalization, pronunciation and phonology models for new
languages
*Assist product developers in recognition parameter tuning and user interface
design
*Design data collection protocols
*Work with other speech technologists in research and development of new
solutions

Qualifications:
*3-5 years total job experience with demonstrated interest in linguistics
*Fluency in at least one foreign language
*Excellent understanding of phonological and phonetic concepts
*Ability to transcribe in IPA
*Ability to interpret a spectrogram
*Computer literate
*Ability to work independently
*B.A. / B.S. or higher degree in Linguistics

Desired Skills:
*Experience using tools such as Audition, Peak, Sound Forge, or Praat
*Knowledge of WorldBet or SAMPA
*Programming skills in a scripting language is a strong plus but not required

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: jobssensoryinc.com
Contact Information:
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Email: jobssensoryinc.com

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