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LINGUIST List 25.476

Wed Jan 29 2014

Jobs: Turkish; Disc Analysis; Phonetics; Phonology; Semantics: Speech Data Evaluator, Google

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

Date: 29-Jan-2014
From: Ara Kim <dataopsmangmail.com>
Subject: Turkish; Discourse Analysis; Phonetics; Phonology; Semantics: Speech Data Evaluator, Google, Berlin or Hamburg, Germany
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University or Organization: Google
Job Location: Berlin or Hamburg, Germany
Web Address: https://www.google.com/
Job Title: Speech Data Evaluator - Turkish (multiple positions)

Job Rank: Speech Data Evaluator

Specialty Areas: Discourse Analysis; Phonetics; Phonology; Semantics

Required Language(s): Turkish (tur)

Description:

As a Speech Data Evaluator and a native-level speaker of Turkish, you will be part of a team based in either our Berlin or Hamburg 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.

This includes:
- Classifying and annotating linguistic data
- Transcription
- Labeling text for disambiguation, expansion, and text normalization
- Providing phonetic transcription of lexicon entries according to given standards and using in-house tools

Job Requirements:
- Native-level speaker of Turkish (with good command of the standard dialect) and fluent in English
- 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

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 Germany for any employer.

For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English (PDF format preferred) with "Speech Data Evaluator [language]" in the subject line.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: dataopsmangmail.com
Contact Information:
Ara Kim
Email: dataopsmangmail.com

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