Jobs [freelance]: NLP

[Job posted on august 3rd 2015 by Nuance on Linguist List]

NLU Japanese Language

Consultant

University or Organization: Nuance Communications
Job Location: , —————- (Telecommute)
Web Address: http://www.nuance.com/index.htm
Job Title: NLU Japanese Language Consultant – contract
Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)

Description:

We are currently looking for a candidate to fill a NLU Japanese Language Expert contractor position in a NLU (Natural Language Understanding) project.

Tasks description:

– Thorough study of the project specifications resulting in excellent understanding of topics covered in the project
– Text data cleaning and annotation
– Creation of the NLU models
– Optimisation of the NLU models, error analysis and correction

This role is to be worked remotely

Qualities and abilities we expect from our candidates:

– Linguist-level knowledge of mother tongue Japanese
– Precise and thorough approach to work
– Attention to detail and patience (required for work with high amounts of text data)
– Willingness to learn (we will provide training and support)
– Proficiency in English
– Knowledge of XML and Python is an advantage, one should be able to use the tools that we will provide

Start date: October /November 2015 (to be confirmed)

Timeframe and effort: Full time (40h per week) for the first 6 months and part time (about 20h per week) in the following 6 months.  180 working days in total.

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

Email Address for Applications: anastasia.melnik@nuance.com
Contact Information
Anastasia Melnik
Email: anastasia.melnik@nuance.com

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