[Corpora-List] Job opening for Speech Data Evaluator (multiple positions)

Sibel Ciddi sciddi at coli.uni-saarland.de
Mon Apr 7 16:19:23 CEST 2014

Speech Data Evaluator (multiple positions)

Job description: As a Speech Data Evaluator and a native-level speaker of Arabic or Hindi, you will be part of a team processing large amounts of linguistic data and carrying out a number of tasks to improve the quality of Google’s speech synthesis.

This includes: classifying and annotating linguistic data audio evaluation 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 Arabic or Hindi (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 through an employment agency. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the EU.**

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

Email Address for applications: tts_jobs at google.com Contact information: Sofia Bernardo Closing date: open until filled

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