LINGUIST List 26.2978

Mon Jun 22 2015

Jobs: Malay; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Language Engineer, Nuance Communications

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>


Date: 22-Jun-2015
From: Yuko Yoshida <Yuko.Yoshidanuance.com>
Subject: Malay; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Language Engineer, Nuance Communications, Merelbeke, Belgium
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications
Job Location: Merelbeke, Belgium
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com/
Job Title: Language Engineer Malay

Job Rank: Language Engineer; Other

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Required Language(s): Malay (zlm)

Description:

Principal responsibilities

- Design, annotation and processing of text corpora and lexica
- Design, annotation and processing of test corpora for Malay TTS evaluation and testing
- Development of linguistic components for:
- Tokenization and text normalization
- Letter-to-sound conversion
- Phonological modelling
- Morphological analysis
- Prosody prediction

Qualifications

- Work experience a strong plus, but promising new graduates also encouraged to apply
- Native speaker of Malay
- Linguistic expertise of Malay phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and prosody
- Excellent communication skills in English (working language)
- Basic scripting skills (Python, Perl, command line scripting or similar)
- Master’s or PhD in computational linguistics / computer science or equivalent

Preferred Skills

- Experience in working in speech/NLP/linguistics either in academia or in industry
- Self-starter, fast learner and independent
- Attention to detail and strong quality focus
- Willing to work within an international team for the duration of the contract

Application Deadline: 31-Aug-2015 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: Yuko.Yoshidanuance.com
Contact Information:
Yuko Yoshida
Email: Yuko.Yoshidanuance.com

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