LINGUIST List 21.543
Wed Feb 03 2010
Jobs: Spanish, Lexicography, Text/corpus Ling: Consultant, Nuance
Editor for this issue: Erica Wicks
Spanish & Lexicography, Text/corpus Linguistics: Consultant, Nuance Communications Inc.
Message 1: Spanish & Lexicography, Text/corpus Linguistics: Consultant, Nuance Communications Inc.
From: Alex Hurst <Alexander.Hurstnuance.com>
Subject: Spanish & Lexicography, Text/corpus Linguistics: Consultant, Nuance Communications Inc.
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications Inc.
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com
Job Rank: Consultant
Specialty Areas: Lexicography; Text/Corpus Linguistics
Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)
Nuance Communications, Inc., a world-wide leader in speech technology, isseeking a part-time Spanish language consultant to enhance our languagedictionaries.
All work will be done off-site.
Responsibilities:- Evaluating design and quality of pronunciation dictionaries- Merging pronunciation dictionaries- Evaluating and correcting dictionary entries- Identifying new entries for general and specialized dictionaries- Writing phonetic transcriptions for new and existing entries- Serving as language expert resource for engineers and researchers
Requirements:- Native fluency in Spanish- Completion of at least an undergraduate degree in linguistics- Knowledge of the International Phonetic Alphabet- Ability to work independently- Up-to-date computer running Windows- High-speed home internet connection
Helpful Skills:- Expertise in medicine, law, or technology- Knowledge of Unix/Linux- Familiarity with a text editor such as emacs or vi- Ability to program in a scripting language (e.g. Perl)
20 hours of work per week for a duration of 3 months is required. Pay is18,50 EUR per hour. Equivalent payment in other currencies, e.g. USD, isalso possible.
To apply, please submit your resume or CV and a brief statement describingyour experience and abilities to the email address below. We will consideronly electronic submissions. No phone calls, please.
Application Deadline: 28 February 2010
The position may be filled before that date if a qualified applicant is found.
Application Deadline: 28-Feb-2010
Email Address for Applications: lm.linguisticsnuance.com