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LINGUIST List 25.1615

Sun Apr 06 2014

Jobs: Hindi; Computational Linguistics: Programmer, Google

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>

Date: 06-Apr-2014
From: Sofia Bernardo <tts_jobsgoogle.com>
Subject: Hindi; Computational Linguistics: Programmer, Google, London, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: Google
Job Location: London, United Kingdom
Job Title: Language Engineer - Hindi

Job Rank: Programmer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): Hindi (hin)

Description:

You will be helping with technical tasks involved in creating a speech synthesizer. This includes:
1. Developing rules for a text normalisation system
2. Large scale data mining
3. Customizing language building tools for Hindi
4. TTS quality evaluation

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Recent CS or Computational Linguistics graduate or closely related discipline
2. Native-level speaker of Hindi and fluent in English
3. Proficiency in Unix/Python/C++
4. Interest in data mining and natural language processing a plus

Project duration: 6-11 months (with potential for extension)
**This is not a permanent position but a contract position through an employment agency. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the EU.**

For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English (PDF format preferred) with "TTS Language Engineer Hindi" in the subject line.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: tts_jobsgoogle.com
Contact Information:
Sofia Bernardo
Email: tts_jobsgoogle.com

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