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LINGUIST List 23.3390

Mon Aug 13 2012

Jobs: Comp Ling: Speech Science Associate, Nuance Communications

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 13-Aug-2012
From: None Given <EMEAJOBSnuance.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Speech Science Associate, Nuance Communications, Vienna, Austria
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications
Job Location: Vienna, Austria
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com
Job Rank: Speech Science Associate

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Description:

At Nuance Communications, everything we do is focused on developing the
most human, natural, intuitive ways to use your voice to take command of
information. Our people and our technology have pioneered the highest
functioning speech software in the world, ceaselessly perfecting the ability for
machines to recognize and emulate the human voice. We design and deliver
technologies that intuitively link man, machine and the global storehouse of
knowledge to help companies and consumers work seamlessly and
intelligently with the world.

Role: Speech Science Associate for Danish Language Development
Location: Vienna, Austria
REF: 7882

Role Description:
You will work in a small team that is developing Danish speech recognition
resources. Major tasks will be checking of the orthography and phonetic
transcriptions of Danish words, consultation in creation of spoken- and
written-language transformation rules and creation of test sets (review,
correction, dictation and recording of texts).
- Checking the orthography and phonetic transcriptions of words (from both
general and medical areas)
- Consultation in creation of spoken- and written-language transformation
rules
- Creation of test sets (review, correction, dictation and recording of texts)
Skills and experience required:
- Finished college education
- Native speaker Danish preferred
- Excellent orthography and phonetic knowledge in Danish (linguistic
background)
- Exact way of working, reliable, good team spirit
- Basic computer knowledge (Windows)
- English or German for communication within the team

Additional Information:
- Part time (25 hours / week)
- Limited to 6 months
- Monthly gross salary of 1,383.11 € for a 25 hours-week is offered -
possibility for overpayment is based on education and experience

To apply, please visit the application URL below and enter reference number
7882.

Application Deadline: 13-Feb-2013 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: EMEAJOBSnuance.com
Web Address for Applications: http://www.nuance.com/careers
Contact Information:
None Given
Email: EMEAJOBSnuance.com

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