LINGUIST List 25.141|
Fri Jan 10 2014
Jobs: Mandarin Chinese; Phonetics; Semantics: Speech Data Evaluator, Google
Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox
From: Ara Kim <dataopsmangmail.com>
Subject: Mandarin Chinese; Phonetics; Semantics: Speech Data Evaluator, Google, Taipei, Taiwan
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University or Organization: Google
Job Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Web Address: https://www.google.com/
Job Title: Speech Data Evaluator - Taiwanese Mandarin (multiple positions)
Job Rank: Speech Data Evaluator
Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Semantics
Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
As a Speech Data Evaluator and a native-level speaker of Taiwanese Mandarin, you will be part of a team based in our Taipei office, processing large amounts of linguistic data and carrying out a number of tasks to improve the quality of Google’s speech synthesis and speech recognition in your own language.
-classifying and annotating linguistic data
-labeling text for disambiguation, expansion, and text normalization
-providing phonetic transcription of lexicon entries according to given standards and using in-house tools
-native-level speaker of Taiwanese Mandarin (with good command of the standard dialect), fluent in English, and be fluent users of traditional script as well as Zhuyin Fuhao (bopomofo)
-passion for language with good knowledge of orthography and grammar in the target language
-a degree in a language-related field such as linguistics, language teaching, translation, editing, writing, proofreading, or similar
-keen interest in technology and computer-literate (should feel comfortable using in-house tools and should have an interest in current speech, mobile and online technology)
-attention to detail and good organizational skills
-fluency of Taiwanese Min or Cantonese, and knowledge of the Hanyu Pinyin a plus
Project duration: 6-11 months (with potential for extension)
This is not a permanent position but a contract position. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in Taiwan for any employer.
For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English (PDF format preferred) with "Speech Data Evaluator Taiwanese Mandarin" in the subject line.
Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: dataopsmangmail.com
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