Jobs [temporary position, 6-11 months]: Linguistics

[Job posted on february 26th 2015 by Google]

Speech Data Evaluator

University or Organization: Employment Agency Contracting for Google
Job Location: London, United Kingdom
Job Title: Speech Data Evaluator
Job Rank: Other; Speech Data Evaluator

Specialty Areas: Discourse Analysis; Phonetics; Phonology; Semantics

Required Language(s): Czech (ces)
Ukrainian (ukr)

Description:

Speech Data Evaluator
Job title: Speech Data Evaluator (Czech or 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 London, 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 United Kingdom for any employer.**

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

Closing date: open until filled

Application Deadline: 30-Jun-2015 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: DataOpsMan@gmail.com
Contact Information:
Jonas Mortensen
Email: DataOpsMan@gmail.com

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