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Category:   E-Job
Subject:   Job opening NLU in Zurich or Merelbeke
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Email:   Johan.Wouters_(on)_nuance.com
Date received:   17 Jan 2013

The Nuance TTS R&D team are looking for a full time Research Scientist - Natural Language Understanding Zurich or Merelbeke As a research scientist specialized in Natural Language Understanding you will develop novel methods for linguistic text analysis applied to text-to-speech. Emphasis will be on the development of corpus based statistical methods to improve text normalization, pronunciation prediction, and prosody prediction. Location is preferably Zurich (Switzerland) or Merelbeke (Belgium). Responsibilities · Development of new algorithms for syntactic parsing, word disambiguation, language tagging, genre classification, phrasing prediction, prominence prediction, and natural language generation · Translation of successful new algorithms to the Vocalizer Expressive product line · Collaboration with researchers, software engineers and linguists in the broader TTS team · Support for customer queries and requests · Remain current with latest external research advances Qualifications · Proven track record in the application of statistical NLU techniques · Expert user of NLU software and tools such as OpenNLP and UIMA · Strong mathematical background and understanding of machine learning techniques · Post doctoral (or equivalent through experience) Preferred · Strong design-driven coding and scripting skills in languages such as C, C++, Java, Python · Experience in setting up linguistic data collection and annotation efforts Are you interested? Please contact your recruiter via EMEAjobs_(at)_nuance.com or the TTS R&D team via Johan.Wouters_(at)_nuance.com. ATT00001 __________________________________________ - ELSNET mailing list Elsnet-list_(at)_elsnet.org - To manage your subscription go to: http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list
 

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