LINGUIST List 29.4148

Thu Oct 25 2018

Jobs: Slovenian; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Phonetics: Slovenian Language Engineer, Nuance Communications

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <beccalinguistlist.org>



Date: 22-Oct-2018
From: Christine Mueller <christine.muellernuance.com>
Subject: Slovenian; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Phonetics: Slovenian Language Engineer, Nuance Communications, Turin, Italy
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University or Organization: Nuance Communications
Job Location: Turin, Italy
Web Address: https://www.nuance.com
Job Title: Slovenian Language Engineer 12 Month Fixed-Term Contract

Job Rank: Slovenian Language Engineer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Phonetics

Required Language(s): Slovenian (slv)

Description:

To strengthen its text-to-speech research and development team in Turin for a Slovenian Language specialist to support the Slovenian TTS development.

Responsibilities:
- Development of linguistic component for: Tokenization of text normalization, Letter-to-sound conversion, Phonological modelling, Morphological analysis. Prosody prediction
- Design, annotation and processing of text corpora and lexica
- Labeling and validation of audio recordings
- Evaluation of Slovenian TTS system

Qualifications:
Number of Years of Work Experience: 1-2 years (work experience is a plus, but promising new graduates are encouraged to apply)
- Native speaker of Standard Slovenian
- Solid knowledge in Slovenian phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and prosody
Excellent communication skills in English (working language)
- Self-starter, fast learner and independent
- Attention to detail and focus on quality

Preferred Skills:
- Experience in working in speech/NLP in academia or industry
- Basic scripting skills (Python, Perl, command line scripting)


Education:
Master’s Degree or PhD in (computational) linguistics

To apply, please see the application link provided below.

Application Deadline: 23-Dec-2018

Web Address for Applications: https://jobs.nuance.com/job/turin/slovenian-language-engineer-12-month-fixed-term-contract/843/9729366
Contact Information:
Christine Mueller
Email: christine.muellernuance.com


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