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LINGUIST List 23.3412

Tue Aug 14 2012

Jobs: Comp Ling; Phonology: Research Scientist, Nuance Communications

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

Date: 14-Aug-2012
From: None Given <EMEAJOBSnuance.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Phonology: Research Scientist, Nuance Communications, Cambridge, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications
Job Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com
Job Rank: Research Scientist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Phonology


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: Research Scientist
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
REF: 8023

Job Description:
- Research into acoustic modelling techniques for large vocabulary
speech recognition, including implementation and performance
analysis.
- Building and updating advanced acoustic models for numerous
languages.
- Reports to the Acoustic Modelling Research Manager.
- Work with team members to build and deliver acoustic models for
products.
- Provide experimental and theoretical analysis of speech
recognition problems.
- Formulate new algorithms, create research tools, design and carry
out experiments to verify new algorithms.
- Work with other members in the team to improve the performance
of product and add new product features to meet business
requirements.
- Optimize accuracy of our speech recognition applications.
- Follow developments in speech recognition to keep our research
work state-of-the-art.

Skills and Experience Required:
- In-depth understanding of acoustic modelling algorithms.
- Experience with C/C++, scripting using Perl, Python and csh in
UNIX environment.
- Strong desire and demonstrated ability to work on and solve
research problems.
- Ph.D. or Master degree in speech recognition, computer science or
electrical engineering.

Desired Skills:
- Experience of all aspects of ASR lanaguage development.
- Good analytical and diagnostic skills.
- Experience of running large scale builds in a Sun Grid Engine
environment.

We offer a competitive compensation package and a casual yet
technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic,
entrepreneurial team and become part of our fast growing track of
continuing success. Nuance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please visit the application URL below and enter the
reference number 8023.

Application Deadline: 14-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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