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LINGUIST List 24.523

Tue Jan 29 2013

Jobs: English; Korean; Comp Ling: Scientist, Nuance Communications

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

Date: 28-Jan-2013
From: Ilona Holtz Ilona.Holtz@nuance.com
Subject: English; Korean; Computational Linguistics: Scientist, Nuance Communications, Zurich, Switzerland
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications
Job Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com
Job Rank: Scientist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Morphology; Phonology; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics; NLP; Text-to-Speech

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            Korean (kor)

Description:

Responsibilities:

Design and improve linguistic components such as:
- Tokenization and text normalization
- Language identification
- Letter-to-sound conversion
- Morphological analysis
- Syntactic analysis
- Prosody prediction
- Phonological modeling
- Build and test TTS voices.
- Manage all technical aspects of TTS language development.
- Design, annotate and process text corpora and lexica.
- Annotate speech databases, design recording material
- Support professional services teams and contribute to customer project success
- Collaborate with researchers, software engineers and linguists in the broader TTS team

Profile:
- MSc in Computational Linguistics or other relevant field
- Native Korean speaker
- Experience with TTS development
- Excellent communication in English, more languages is a plus
- Team player

Preferred:
- Strong scripting skills in Python or Perl
- Interest in NLU research and methods
- Experience with data driven approaches to NLP/NLU
- Linguistic expertise of Korean syntax, morphology, phonology and prosody
- Self-starter, fast learner and independent
- Attention to detail and strong quality focus
- Further programming skills is a strong plus

Application Deadline:
Mailing Address for Applications:
Employment Ilona Holtz
Söflinger Strasse 100
Ulm 89077
Germany
Email Address for Applications: Ilona.Holtz@nuance.comnuance.com
Contact Information:
HR Employment Ilona Holtz
Email: Ilona.Holtz@nuance.comnuance.com

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