LINGUIST List 24.1073

Fri Mar 01 2013

Jobs: Indonesian; Comp Ling; Phonology; Semantics; Transcription; Speech (ASR, TTS, NLP): Speech Data Evaluator, Google

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 01-Mar-2013
From: Linne Ha <>
Subject: Indonesian; Computational Linguistics; Phonology; Semantics; Transcription; Speech (ASR, TTS, NLP): Speech Data Evaluator, Google, Jakarta, Indonesia
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University or Organization: Google Job Location: Jakarta, Indonesia Job Rank: Speech Data Evaluator

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Phonology; Semantics; Transcription; Speech (ASR, TTS, NLP)

Required Language(s): Indonesian (ind)


As a Speech Data Evaluator and a native-level speaker of Indonesian, you will be part of a team based in an office location in Jakarta, Indonesia, 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:
annotating and classifying linguistic data
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 Indonesian (with good command of the standard dialect) and fluent in English
- Computer-literate (should feel comfortable using in-house tools)
- Attention to detail
- Good knowledge of orthography and grammar in the target language
- Passion for language and a keen interest in technology
- Good organizational skills
- A degree in a language-related field such as linguistics, language teaching, translation, editing, writing, proofreading, or similar

Project Duration: 6-9 months (with potential for extension). This is a contract position working though a staffing agency and we cannot offer visa sponsorship or relocation package.

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

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Linne Ha Email:

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