20.2844, Jobs: Spanish & Computational Ling: Consultant, Nuance Communications

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Subject: 20.2844, Jobs: Spanish & Computational Ling: Consultant, Nuance Communications

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Date: 21-Aug-2009
From: Ditte Kimps < Ditte.Kimps at Nuance.com >
Subject: Spanish & Computational Linguistics: Consultant, Nuance Communications, Inc.
 

	
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Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2009 18:36:03
From: Ditte Kimps [Ditte.Kimps at Nuance.com]
Subject: Spanish & Computational Linguistics: Consultant, Nuance Communications, Inc.

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University or Organization: Nuance Communications, Inc. 
Department: R&D
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com

Job Rank: Consultant  

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics 

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Description:

Part-time Spanish Language Consultant Wanted

Nuance Communications, Inc., a world-wide leader in speech technology, is
seeking a part-time language consultant to enhance our (Castilian) Spanish
language dictionaries. 

All work will be done off-site (e.g. at your home).

Responsibilities: 
- Evaluating design and quality of pronunciation dictionaries
- Merging pronunciation dictionaries
- Evaluating and correcting dictionary entries
- Identifying new entries for general and specialized dictionaries. 
- Writing phonetic transcriptions for new and existing entries. 
- Serving as language expert resource for engineers and researchers.

Requirements: 
- Native fluency in (Castilian) Spanish.
- Completion or near-completion of undergraduate degree in linguistics. 
- Knowledge of International Phonetic Alphabet. 
- Familiarity with a text editor such as emacs or vi. 
- Ability to work independently. 
- Up-to-date computer. 
- Home internet connection. 

Helpful Skills: 
- Expertise in medicine, law, or technology. 
- Knowledge of UNIX. 
- Ability to program in a scripting language. 

An average of 10 hours per week of work is needed for this project. It's
possible the project will require more time, with the likelihood of
additional sporadic tasks over the next six months. Pay is €15-18 per hour,
depending on experience.

To apply, please submit your resume or CV and a brief statement describing
your experience and abilities to ditte.kimps at nuance.com. We will consider
only electronic submissions. No phone calls, please. 

Application Deadline: Sept 13, 2009 

(Positions may be filled before that date if qualified applicants are found.)


Application Deadline: 13-Sep-2009 
	  
Email Address for Applications: ditte.kimps at nuance.com 
Contact Information:
	Ditte Kimps 
	Email: Ditte.Kimps at Nuance.com 



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