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LINGUIST List 25.3221

Wed Aug 06 2014

Jobs: Swedish; Computational Linguistics; Phonetics: Speech Data Evaluator, Google

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>

Date: 06-Aug-2014
From: Tyler Auten <tylerautengoogle.com>
Subject: Swedish; Computational Linguistics; Phonetics: Speech Data Evaluator, Google, Stockholm, Sweden
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University or Organization: Google
Department: Speech
Job Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Job Title: Speech Data Evaluator (multiple positions)

Job Rank: Speech Data Evaluator

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Phonetics

Required Language(s): Swedish (swe)


As a Speech Data Evaluator and a native-level speaker of Swedish, you will be part of a team based in the Google Stockholm office, 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 Swedish.

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 Swedish (with good command of the standard dialect) and fluent in English
- Passion for language with good knowledge of orthography and grammar in Swedish
- 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 Sweden for any employer.**

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

Email address for applications below.
Contact information: Tyler Auten (email below)
Closing date: Open until filled

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: dataopsmangmail.com
Contact Information:
Tyler Auten
Email: tylerautengoogle.com

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