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LINGUIST List 24.1968

Wed May 08 2013

Jobs: Bulgarian; Phonetics; Phonology: Linguist, Appen Butler Hill

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <caylenlinguistlist.org>

Date: 07-May-2013
From: Danielle Davis <djdavisappenbutlerhill.com>
Subject: Bulgarian; Phonetics; Phonology: Linguist, Appen Butler Hill, Washington, USA
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University or Organization: Appen Butler Hill
Department: Recruiting
Job Location: Washington, USA
Web Address: http://www.appenbutlerhill.com
Job Rank: Linguist

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Phonology

Required Language(s): Bulgarian (bul)

Description:

Position Summary:
Support of designing scripts for recordings sessions and building up TTS voice for Bulgarian.

Project Information:
- Remote, global location
- Consistently available to work 30-40 hours a week
- Duration of position lasts from mid-May until end of October 2013
* Hours and length of assignment are required.

Key Responsibilities:
- Design scripts
- Assist voice builder
- Analyze recorded data
- Phonetic check of the whole material
- Segmentation labeling check

Qualifications/Summary of Experience:
- Linguists with background in phonetics
- B.A. in linguistics
- Native or near-native speakers
- Excellent knowledge of target language phonetics and phonology

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Expertise in phonetic check (IPA and/or SAMPA alphabet)
- Experience in acoustic analysis and acoustic tools usage desired
- Previous experience in TTS desired

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=4&rid=583
Contact Information:
Senior Recruiter Danielle Davis
Email: djdavisappenbutlerhill.com

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