LINGUIST List 21.543

Wed Feb 03 2010

Jobs: Spanish, Lexicography, Text/corpus Ling: Consultant, Nuance

Editor for this issue: Erica Wicks <>

        1.    Alex Hurst, Spanish & Lexicography, Text/corpus Linguistics: Consultant, Nuance Communications Inc.

Message 1: Spanish & Lexicography, Text/corpus Linguistics: Consultant, Nuance Communications Inc.
Date: 03-Feb-2010
From: Alex Hurst <>
Subject: Spanish & Lexicography, Text/corpus Linguistics: Consultant, Nuance Communications Inc.
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications Inc. Web Address:
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: Contact Information:
LM Linguistics Email:

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