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LINGUIST List 24.2437

Fri Jun 14 2013

Jobs: English; Phonetics: Phonetician, Appen Butler Hill

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

Date: 14-Jun-2013
From: Danielle Davis <djdavisappenbutlerhill.com>
Subject: English; Phonetics: Phonetician, Appen Butler Hill
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University or Organization: Appen Butler Hill
Department: Recruiting
Job Location: ----------------
Web Address: http://appenbutlerhill.com
Job Rank: Phonetician

Specialty Areas: Phonetics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Phoneticians – UK English and Australian English

Appen Butler Hill, a global language technology solutions and consulting firm.

Position Summary:
The successful UK English and Australian English phonetician candidates will be native speakers of the target language (either UK English or AU English) and have experience in phonetic data analysis, including segmentation and synthesis evaluation in the target language.

Project Information:
- Location: Remote, Global
- Hours: 20-hours-per-week position
- Length of assignment: starting on June 17 and ending on September 22, 2013.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Highly skilled in phonetics (at least an M.A. in linguistics)
- Native speaker of either UK English or Australian English
- Knowledge of the International Phonetic Alphabet
- Knowledge of phonetics and phonology of the target language, including prosody, allophonic variants, register and dialect variations
- Great listening skills and attention to detail
- Familiarity with audio transcription tools, e.g. Praat, Audacity, etc.
- Availability for 20 hours per week, for the 13 week duration of the project
- Some experience in language technology, particularly in speech processing--either in academia or in industry is welcome

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=1&rid=596
Contact Information:
Danielle Davis
Email: djdavisappenbutlerhill.com
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