Yoshida, Yuko Yuko.Yoshida at nuance.com
Tue Dec 12 13:25:58 CET 2006

CLOSING DATE : 15/January/2007

Nuance is the leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for
businesses and consumers around the world.  Every day, millions of users and
thousands of businesses experience Nuance by calling directory assistance,
requesting account information, dictating patient records, telling a
navigation system their destination, or digitally reproducing documents that
can be shared and searched.  With more than 1500 employees worldwide, we are
committed to make the user experience more enjoyable by transforming the way
people interact with information and how they create, share and use
documents. Making each of those experiences productive and compelling is
what Nuance is about.
To strengthen our enthusiastic R&D team in Europe, we are currently looking
for a
Who will assist in the development of a state-of-the-art text-to-speech
system. You will join the team in Merelbeke, Belgium. 
- Helping in development of the linguistic processing components
- Design of text corpora for recording and testing
- Processing speech data
- Creating and tuning the TTS voice
- Testing and productization of the TTS voice
We are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated people who want to learn about,
or increase their knowledge of, speech technology while making a real
contribution to a successful product. In terms of skills, we are seeking
people who can do most - but not necessarily all - of the following. 
If you...
- Are native or near native speaker of Turkish
- Speak English fluently (working language)
- Have some experience working in speech/NLP/linguistics either in academia
or in industry
- Have some computational ability - no programming is required, but you
should be comfortable working with MS Windows
- If you know some AWK or Perl, it would be an advantage
- Are willing to work in Merelbeke (near Ghent in Belgium) for the duration
of the contract
...then we would love to hear from you.
- A 3 to 7 months contract 
- Training in all aspects of the job, and you will be working with a
talented and  committed team
- An exciting job with an innovative and performing international company
- The opportunity to work in an enthusiastic, supportive team
- Competitive remuneration package 
Please apply for this position to Yuko Yoshida at yuko.yoshida at nuance.com
<mailto:yuko.yoshida at nuance.com>  If you have any questions, please contact
us at 09 239 8137. We are looking forward to receiving your application! 

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