[job] full-time linguist - East Asian language

Serena d'Agostino serdag at VIDEOTRON.CA
Fri Jan 15 23:46:04 UTC 2010


Maybe some of you  know somebody interested in this announcement.

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   Serena d'Agostino



Begin forwarded message:

From: Guillaume Chicoisne <chicoisne.guillaume at uqam.ca>
Date: January 15, 2010 3:30:56 PM EST (CA)
To: Sciences Cognitives-Cognitive Sciences <isc-liste at uqam.ca>
Subject: [ISC-LISTE:320] [job] full-time linguist - East Asian language
Reply-To: chicoisne.guillaume at uqam.ca

(Nuance communications has an office in Montréal)

http://linguistlist.org/issues/21/21-245.html

Description:

Nuance Communications, Inc., a world-wide leader in speech technology,  
is
seeking a full-time linguist to support expansion of its mobile search  
and
messaging products into East Asian language markets.

Candidates for this position should be located either in North America  
or
in Europe.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
- Evaluating design and quality of pronunciation dictionaries
- Identifying new entries for general and specialized dictionaries
- Correcting existing dictionary entries
- Phonetic transcription
- Serving as a language expert resource for engineers and researchers
- Managing language consultant contractors


LANGUAGE SKILL REQUIREMENTS
English: native or near-native skill

Native or near-native skill and literacy in at least one of the  
following:
- Mandarin Chinese
- Japanese
- Korean

A high level of proficiency and literacy in at least one of the  
following:
- A second language from the list above
- Vietnamese


OTHER REQUIREMENTS
- A post-graduate degree in linguistics
- Experience with phonetic transcription and the International Phonetic
Alphabet
- Ability to work independently
- Basic knowledge of Unix/Linux (navigating directory structures,  
copying
files, etc.)
- Familiarity with a text editor (e.g. emacs or vi)
- Ability to program in a scripting language (e.g. Perl or Python)


HELPFUL SKILLS
- Expertise in medicine, law, or technology
- Team leadership and/or management experience


To apply, please submit your resume or CV and a brief statement  
describing
your experience and abilities to the email address below. We will  
consider
only electronic submissions. No phone calls, please.

The position may be filled before the specified date if a qualified
applicant is found.

Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2010

Email Address for Applications: lm.linguisticsnuance.com
Contact Information:
LM Linguistics
Email: lm.linguisticsnuance.com
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Institut des Sciences Cognitives
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