LINGUIST List 24.1565

Fri Apr 05 2013

Jobs: Comp Ling: Speech Scientist- Linguist (9445), Nuance Communications

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Date: 05-Apr-2013
From: EMEA Jobs <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Speech Scientist- Linguist (9445), Nuance Communications, Vienna, Austria
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications Job Location: Vienna, Austria Web Address:
Job Rank: Speech Scientist- Linguist (9445)

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


9445: Speech Scientist - Linguist
Location: Vienna (Austria)

Nuance is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Our technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses, experience Nuance by calling directory assistance, getting account information, dictating patient records, telling a navigation system their destination, or digitally reproducing documents that can be shared and searched. Making each of those experiences productive and compelling is what Nuance is all about.

As a contributing member of Nuance, you will work within a dynamic team environment to develop, support, market and sell our award-winning software applications. We offer competitive compensation packages and a casual work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team that operates worldwide (Europe, US, APAC). Be a part of our fast growing track of continuing success.

For more information, please see

Nuance is an equal opportunity employer.

As a Speech Scientist - (Computer) Linguist - you will be part of the Healthcare Automatic Speech Recognition Research team. You will work on research and development of resources, algorithms and methods to improve accuracy and performance of Nuance healthcare products.
- Development of rules (grammars), lexicons and statistic models for speech recognition.
- Performing speech recognition (computer) experiments and studies.
- Following academic development in speech recognition area, attending conferences and writing scientific papers (if applicable).

Profile:- PhD or Master degree in linguistic, machine learning, computer linguistic or in a related field
- (Computer) linguistic and/or machine learning knowledge
- Scripting languages (e.g. Perl and/or Python)
- Analytical and problem-solving skills
- Team player but also able to work on his own initiative
- Communication / coordination skills
- Willing to learn
- English language

- Experience in the area of automatic speech recognition
- Knowledge of context independent grammars
- Working in Unix/Linux and Windows environment

At Nuance Communications we believe our people are our most valuable asset.

We offer competitive compensation packages and we offer you career development opportunities in a challenging technical but casual work environment.

As a Nuance team member you will work within a dynamic international team operating worldwide.

Does Nuance speak to you?

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your English CV including earliest starting date and salary expectations via our home page or via the application email address below including the reference number.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
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