27.3864, Jobs: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Phonetics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Junior Linguist, Spring France

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Subject: 27.3864, Jobs: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Phonetics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Junior Linguist, Spring France

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Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:56:39
From: Dominique Auffroy [dominique.auffroy at springfrance.com]
Subject: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Phonetics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Junior Linguist, Spring France, Paris, France

 
University or Organization: Spring France 
Job Location: Paris, France 
Job Title: Junior Linguist
Job Rank: Junior Linguist; Other

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Phonetics; Text/Corpus Linguistics 

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                      French (fra) 

Description:

The role of the Junior Linguist is to annotate and review linguistic data in
French. The Junior Linguist will also contribute to a number of other tasks to
improve natural language processing. The tasks include:

- Providing phonetic/phonemic transcription of lexicon entries
- Analyzing acoustic data to evaluate speech synthesis 
- Annotating and reviewing linguistic data
- Labeling text for disambiguation, expansion, and text normalization
- Annotating lexicon entries according to guidelines
- Evaluating current system outputs
- Deriving NLP data for new and on-going projects
- Be able to work independently with confidence and little oversight

Minimum Requirements:

- Native speaker of French and fluent in English
- Extensive knowledge of phonetic/phonemic transcriptions
- Familiarity with TTS tools and techniques
- Experience in annotation work
- Knowledge of phonetics, phonology, semantics, syntax, morphology or
lexicography
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Attention to detail and good organizational skills

Desired Skills:

- Degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics or Speech processing
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; learn in-house tools
- Keen interest in technology and computer-literate
- Listening Skills
- Fast and Accurate Keyboard Typing Skills
- Familiarity with Transcription Software
- Editing, Grammar Check and Proofing Skills
- Research Skills

Applications to be sent to the application email below, under the reference
6528162.



Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2016 (Open until filled)
	  
Email Address for Applications: dominique.auffroy at springfrance.com 
Contact Information:
	Mrs Dominique Auffroy 
	Email: dominique.auffroy at springfrance.com 
	Phone: 0033144944042 


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