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LINGUIST List 22.2721

Fri Jul 01 2011

Jobs: General Ling; Phonetics/Phonology: Senior Linguist, Sensory, Inc.

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Message 1: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Senior Linguist, Sensory, Inc., OR, USA
Date: 29-Jun-2011
From: HR Department <jobssensoryinc.com>
Subject: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Senior Linguist, Sensory, Inc., OR, USA
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University or Organization: Sensory, Inc.
Job Location: Oregon, USA
Web Address: http://www.sensoryinc.com
Job Rank: Senior Linguist

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology


Description:

Seeking Linguist with interest in speech technology. Must be a fast learner
with interest in phonetics, phonology and technical concepts. Must be
capable of working in an interactive team while conducting self-directed work.

Primary Responsibilities:
- Develop, review, test and improve linguistic components of speech
recognition and synthesis systems
- Create text normalization, pronunciation and phonology models for new
languages
- Assist product developers in recognition parameter tuning and user
interface design
- Design data collection protocols
- Work with other speech technologists in research and development of new
solutions

Qualifications:
- 3-5 years total job experience with demonstrated interest in linguistics
- Fluency in at least one foreign language
- Excellent understanding of phonological and phonetic concepts
- Ability to transcribe in IPA
- Ability to interpret a spectrogram
- Computer literate
- B.A. / B.S. or higher degree in Linguistics

Desired Skills:
- Experience using tools such as Audition, Peak, Sound Forge, or Praat
- Knowledge of WorldBet or SAMPA
- Programming skills in a scripting language is a strong plus but not required

To apply, please indicate the job code you are interested in and email your
cover letter and resume in MS Word or ASCII text format to the email
address below. (Senior Linguist Job Code: 11-01. See
http://www.sensoryinc.com/company/employment.html for more information.)

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: jobssensoryinc.com
Contact Information:
HR Department
Email: jobssensoryinc.com


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