LINGUIST List 26.2710

Mon Jun 01 2015

Jobs: Slovak; South African English; Computational Linguistics: Speech Data Evaluator, Adecco UK

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Date: 01-Jun-2015
From: Stephanie Wilson-Pink <steph.wilson-pinkadecco.co.uk>
Subject: Slovak; South African English; Computational Linguistics: Speech Data Evaluator, Adecco UK
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University or Organization: Adecco UK
Job Location: to be considered
Job Title: Speech Data Evaluator

Job Rank: Speech Data Evaluator; Other

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): Slovak (slk)
                            South African English (eng)

Description:

Speech Data Evaluator - Slovak/South African English Language
Location: to be considered
Length: 6-11 Months
Pay rate: TBC

Our client's TTS team are looking for a Speech Data Evaluator who can help with technical tasks involved in creating a speech synthesizer. This includes:

1. Developing rules for a text normalization system
2. Large scale data mining
3. Customizing language building tools for several languages
4. Text-to-Speech quality evaluation and testing

Requirements:

1. Recent Computer Science graduate or closely related discipline
2. Fluent speaker of English (knowledge of other languages is a plus)
3. Proficiency in Unix/Version Control System and a modern programming language (Python / C++ preferred)
4. Ability to build and understand regular expressions
5. Interest in data mining and Natural Language Processing are a plus

This is an opportunity to work on cutting edge technology in a dynamic team of world-class experts.

Application Deadline: 01-Jun-2016 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: steph.wilson-pinkadecco.co.uk
Contact Information:
Miss Stephanie Wilson-Pink
Email: steph.wilson-pinkadecco.co.uk

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