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LINGUIST List 25.1791

Sat Apr 19 2014

Jobs: Hindi; Phonetics; Phonology: Linguist, Appen Inc.

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

Date: 18-Apr-2014
From: Danielle Davis <DJDavisappen.com>
Subject: Hindi; Phonetics; Phonology: Linguist, Appen Inc., London, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: Appen Inc.
Job Location: London (preferred), United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.appen.com/
Job Title: Phonetician - Hindi

Job Rank: Linguist

Specialty Areas: Phonetics, Phonology

Required Language(s): Hindi (hin)


Appen is a language technology solutions and consulting firm, recognized as a global leader in the quality, range and caliber of its expertise. We are focused on helping our clients reach international markets by leveraging our expertise in over 150 languages and dialects. Our clients are among the world’s top internet search engine and voice recognition providers. For more information come see us at the URL above.

Appen is looking for a linguist, native-level speaker of Hindi with good command of the standard dialect and fluent in English. Applicant must have a degree in a language-related field such as linguistics, specifically phonetics. Applicant should have passion for language with good knowledge of orthography and grammar in the target language. A 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).

Project Information:
Location: London (preferred)
Hours: Full time 40 hours is preferred, part time will be considered
Length: Immediate start, for 3-11 months

TTS recordings
- Edit scripts for readability
- Quality Control of recordings
Lexicon Development
- Add and edit phonemic transcriptions to an existing dictionary
- Test set transcriptions
- Quality Control of transcriptions
- Evaluate acoustic data quality
- Possible annotations for morphological analysis

- BA in Linguistics with background in Phonetics
- Native Hindi Speaker
- Attention to detail and good organizational skills

Minimum technical requirements
- Operating System: Chrome OS, Windows 7 or newer, MacOS X 10.7 or newer, Linux 2.6 or newer
- Processor: Core 2 Duo or faster
- RAM 2GB or more
- Browser: Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 8 or newer
- Note: Chrome is preferred.

Apply directly at the application site below.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: https://erec.appen.com/sap/bc/erecruiting/posting_apply?param=cG9zdF9pbnN0X2d1aWQ9MDA1MDU2ODA3Qjk5MUVEM0I5QkI2MUY3OUE3MTVGMzkmY2FuZF90eXBlPQ%3d%3d&sap-client=300
Contact Information:
Danielle Davis
Email: DJDavisappen.com
Phone: 866-673-6996

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