25.2810, Jobs: Multiple Languages; Computational Linguistics; Phonetics: Speech Data Evaluator, Google

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Subject: 25.2810, Jobs: Multiple Languages; Computational Linguistics; Phonetics: Speech Data Evaluator, Google

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Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:34:31
From: Tyler Auten [dataopsman at gmail.com]
Subject: Multiple Languages; Computational Linguistics; Phonetics: Speech Data Evaluator, Google, California, USA

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University or Organization: Google 
Job Location: California, USA 
Job Title: Speech Data Evaluator
Job Rank: Speech Data Evaluator

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Phonetics 

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                      Hindi (hin) 
                      Marathi (mar) 
                      Tamil (tam) 
                      Telugu (tel) 


As a Speech Data Evaluator and a native-level speaker of Hindi/Telugu/Marathi and Indian English, you will be part of a team based in an office location in Mountain View, CA, processing large amounts of linguistic data and carrying out a number of tasks to improve the quality of Google’s speech synthesis and speech recognition in your own language.

This Includes:
- Classifying and annotating linguistic data
- Transcription
- Labeling text for disambiguation, expansion, and text normalization
- Providing phonetic transcription of lexicon entries according to given standards and using in-house tools

Job Requirements:
- Native-level speaker of Hindi/Telugu/Marathi and Indian English (with good command of the standard dialect)
- Passion for language with good knowledge of orthography and grammar in the target language
- A degree in a language-related field such as linguistics, language teaching, translation, editing, writing, proofreading, or similar
- Keen interest in technology and computer-literate (should feel comfortable using in-house tools and should have an interest in current speech, mobile and online technology) 
- Attention to detail and good organizational skills

Project Duration: 6 months

For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English (PDF format preferred) with "Speech Data Evaluator [Indian English]" in the subject line.

Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: dataopsman at gmail.com 
Contact Information:
	Tyler Auten 
	Email: dataopsman at gmail.com 
	Phone: 6502530000 

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