17.2043, Jobs: Various Languages & Comp Ling: Linguist, Voice Signal Technology

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Subject: 17.2043, Jobs: Various Languages & Comp Ling: Linguist, Voice Signal Technology

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Date: 12-Jul-2006
From: Barbara Winer < bwiner at voicesignal.com >
Subject: English; French; German, Standard; Italian; Portuguese; Spanish & Romance & Computational Linguistics: Linguist, Voice Signal Technology, Inc., MA, USA 

	
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Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 15:13:20
From: Barbara Winer < bwiner at voicesignal.com >
Subject: English; French; German, Standard; Italian; Portuguese; Spanish & Romance & Computational Linguistics: Linguist, Voice Signal Technology, Inc., MA, USA 
 

University or Organization: Voice Signal Technology, Inc. 
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Morphology;
Phonetics; Knowledge of Perl
Required Language(s): English (eng)
                      French (fra) 
                      German, Standard (deu) 
                      Italian (ita) 
                      Portuguese (por) 
                      Spanish (spa) 
                      Romance 


Description:

VoiceSignal, the leading developer of speech solutions for mobile devices,
is seeking an experienced Linguist to help us develop our multilingual
embedded speech technologies and applications.  We are looking for a
Masters-level linguist with, preferably, prior experience in speech
applications. Candidates must have working knowledge of two or more western
European languages. Must also have some knowledge of Perl and its use for
linguistic purposes; be highly attentive to detail; and be able to
prioritize work based on project and language priorities. Candidates must
have good project management skills and experience managing multiple
simultaneous projects.  This is a full-time position based at our
headquarters in Woburn, MA.

Job Activities:
-  Develop pronunciations for a variety of languages (English, Spanish,
French, Portuguese, German, Italian).
-  Assist in lexical development and tokenization issues in a variety of
languages.
-  Coordinate and manage transfer of new data to researchers.
-  Collaborate on error analysis efforts with researchers.
-  Assist with phonological analysis for a variety of languages. 
-  Prioritize and manage linguistic work for multiple simultaneous projects.

Skills/Experience:

-  Masters degree in Linguistics with emphasis on phonetics.
-  Experience working with written/spoken language corpora.
-  Experience working with lexica and tagged language corpora.
-  Some fluency in script-like programming languages (e.g. Perl, Python).
-  Proven ability to take a pragmatic approach to solving linguistic
problems and manage workflow.
-  Near fluency of two or more of the following languages: French, German,
Spanish, Italian and/or Portuguese.
-  Working knowledge of two or more of the following languages: French,
German, Spanish, Italian and/or Portuguese.
-  Prior experience applying linguistic expertise in the speech technology
industry would be ideal.

We offer a competitive benefits package with an opportunity to directly
impact the success of the Company and embrace a diverse enviroment.

For consideration, please email (preferred), or fax your resume to: 
jobs at voicesignal.com 
Fax: (781) 970-5300



Address for Applications:
	Director, HR 
	Voice Signal Technologies, Inc. 
	150 Presidential Way 
	Woburn, MA 01801 
	USA 
	 
Application Deadline: 15-Sep-2006 

Contact Information
	Director, HR 
	Email: bwiner at voicesignal.com





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