LINGUIST List 30.3764

Fri Oct 04 2019

Jobs: English; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Phonology: Phonologist, Appen

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 04-Oct-2019
From: Jon Carlo Frayna <>
Subject: English; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Phonology: Phonologist, Appen
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University or Organization: Appen
Department: Recruitment
Job Location: , ---------------- (Telecommute)
Web Address:
Job Title: Work from home Phonologist

Job Rank: Other; Phonologist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Phonology

Required Language(s): English (eng)


You will provide language-specific linguistic support to help improve TTS voice quality.

This may include:
- Listening to and evaluating audio (live or recorded) for quality, consistency, and correspondence between phonetic transcription and spoken or generated utterances
- Helping production team with most appropriate pronunciation/transcription of common, difficult, or foreign words
- Suggesting vocal techniques to alter phonation
- Conduct quality assurance of recorded prompts (misalignment, punctuation fixes, etc)

- Native speaker of target language
- Fluent in English
- Master's degree or higher in linguistics, with focus on phonetics, phonology, or other speech science
- Proficiency with narrow phonetic transcription using either IPA or X-SAMPA

To apply, please visit the application link provided below.

Once you have registerd via Appen Connect, please look for Project Ivindo-LC.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Application Deadline: 04-Nov-2019

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Mr Jon Carlo Frayna

Page Updated: 04-Oct-2019