[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.

My best wishes for a happy, healthy and fulfilling 2010 to everybody !

   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)



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

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

- 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

English: native or near-native skill

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

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

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

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

To apply, please submit your resume or CV and a brief statement  
your experience and abilities to the email address below. We will  
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
Guillaume Chicoisne
Institut des Sciences Cognitives
(+1) 514-987-3000 #4374
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