LINGUIST List 31.68

Mon Jan 06 2020

Jobs: English; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Lexicography; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Rank Open, DeepZen

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <everettlinguistlist.org>



Date: 02-Jan-2020
From: Leilani <leilanikdeepzen.io>
Subject: English; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Lexicography; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Rank Open, DeepZen, London, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: DeepZen
Job Location: London, United Kingdom (Telecommute)
Web Address: http://deepzen.io/
Job Title: Speech Data Evaluator (UK/USA)

Job Rank: Consultant; Other; Rank Open

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

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Job Title: Speech Data Evaluator

Areas: Linguistics, Phonetics, Phonology, Phonemic Transcription, Orthographic Transcription

Project Duration: Full-time for 3 month initial contract, with possibility of extension

Job Description:

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a cutting-edge speech technology company. Your work will be focused on helping improve the lexicon and pronunciation of new content within the system.

Location: United Kingdom or US

Duties Include:

- Phonemic transcription of lexicon entries.
- Classifying and annotating linguistic data.
- Evaluating performance of system and finding methodical ways of improving pronunciations.
- Evaluating data quality.

Requirements:

- Must be able to work in the UK or USA without sponsorship.
- Native-level speaker of American or British English (additional languages a plus).
- Strong knowledge of English orthography and grammar.
- Experience in phonemic/phonetic transcription (from coursework or other).
- Detailed-oriented with strong organisational and communication skills.
- Obtained or actively pursuing a degree in a language-related field such as linguistics or translation.
- Keen interest in technology and computer-literate (need to be able to use in-house tools).

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: leilanikdeepzen.io
Contact Information:
Leilani
Email: leilanikdeepzen.io


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