[Corpora-List] Job opening for Speech Data Evaluator - Hindi

Sibel Ciddi sciddi at coli.uni-saarland.de
Fri Apr 11 22:48:49 CEST 2014

University or Organization: Google Job Location: London, United Kingdom Job Title: Speech Data Evaluator (multiple positions)

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology

Required Language(s): Hindi (hin)


Job description: As a Speech Data Evaluator and a native-level speaker of 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 Googleís 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 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 Arabic" in the subject line.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: tts_jobsgoogle.com Contact Information: Sofia Bernardo Email: tts_jobsgoogle.com

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