26.1939, Jobs: Ukrainian; Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Speech Data Evaluator, Employment Agency Contracting for Google

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Subject: 26.1939, Jobs: Ukrainian; Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Speech Data Evaluator, Employment Agency Contracting for Google

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Date: Sat, 11 Apr 2015 15:11:43
From: Jonas Mortensen [DataOpsMan at gmail.com]
Subject: Ukrainian; Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Speech Data Evaluator, Employment Agency Contracting for Google, New York, USA

 
University or Organization: Employment Agency Contracting for Google 
Job Location: New York, USA 
Job Title: Speech Data Evaluator (Ukrainian)
Job Rank: Other; Speech Data Evaluator

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology 

Required Language(s): Ukrainian (ukr)

Description:

Speech Data Evaluator 
Job title: Speech Data Evaluator (Ukrainian)

Multiple positions available.

Job description:

As a Speech Data Evaluator and a native-level speaker of one of the target
languages, you will be part of a team based in New York City, 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 one of the target languages (with good command of
the standard dialect) and fluent in English
- 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: 6-11 months (with potential for extension)
**This is not a permanent position but a contract position. Applicants must be
currently authorized to work in the US for any employer.**

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

Contact information: Jonas Mortensen
Closing date: open until filled



Application Deadline: 30-Jun-2015 (Open until filled)
	  
Email Address for Applications: DataOpsMan at gmail.com 
Contact Information:
	Jonas Mortensen 
	Email: DataOpsMan at gmail.com 


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