Job: Speech Data Evaluator, Google Speech Research (Multiple positions)

Thierry Hamon hamon at LIMSI.FR
Tue Feb 18 21:47:08 UTC 2014

Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:49:33 +0000
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Speech Data Evaluator for French

Job title:

Speech Data Evaluator for French (Multiple positions)

Linguistic Field(s):

   - Phonetics/Phonology
   - Semantics
   - Discourse Analysis

Job description:

As a Speech Data Evaluator and a native-level speaker of French, you
will be part of a team based in Dublin, 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

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 French (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.**

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

Email Address for applications: DataOpsMan at

Contact information: Ara Kim
Closing date: open until filled

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