24.523, Jobs: English; Korean; Comp Ling: Scientist, Nuance Communications

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Subject: 24.523, Jobs: English; Korean; Comp Ling: Scientist, Nuance Communications

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Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2013 13:45:55
From: Ilona Holtz [ilona_holtz at nuance.com]
Subject: English; Korean; Computational Linguistics: Scientist, Nuance Communications, Zurich, Switzerland

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University or Organization: Nuance Communications 
Job Location: Zurich, Switzerland 
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com
Job Rank: Scientist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Morphology; Phonology; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics; NLP; Text-to-Speech

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                      Korean (kor) 

Description:

Responsibilities:

Design and improve linguistic components such as:
- Tokenization and text normalization
- Language identification
- Letter-to-sound conversion
- Morphological analysis
- Syntactic analysis
- Prosody prediction
- Phonological modeling
- Build and test TTS voices.
- Manage all technical aspects of TTS language development.
- Design, annotate and process text corpora and lexica.
- Annotate speech databases, design recording material
- Support professional services teams and contribute to customer project
success
- Collaborate with researchers, software engineers and linguists in the
broader TTS team

Profile: 
- MSc in Computational Linguistics or other relevant field
- Native Korean speaker
- Experience with TTS development
- Excellent communication in English, more languages is a plus
- Team player

Preferred:
- Strong scripting skills in Python or Perl
- Interest in NLU research and methods
- Experience with data driven approaches to NLP/NLU
- Linguistic expertise of Korean syntax, morphology, phonology and prosody
- Self-starter, fast learner and independent
- Attention to detail and strong quality focus
- Further programming skills is a strong plus



Application Deadline:  
Mailing Address for Applications:
	Employment Ilona Holtz 
	Söflinger Strasse 100 
	Ulm 89077 
	Germany  
Email Address for Applications: ilona_holtz at nuance.com 
Contact Information:
	HR Employment Ilona Holtz 
	Email: ilona_holtz at nuance.com 





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