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Egyptian Arabic Transcriber

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/5/2018 10:00 PM)
ID
2018-2628
Category
Transcriber

Overview

Project:
• Start Date: 12/02/2018
• Location: Chatswood (subject to change)
• Duration: Approximately 6 weeks - depending on the project progress
• Hours and type of contract: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday between 9 am - 6 pm)
• Payment: AUD$22.86 p/h excl. of superannuation based on a casual contract

Task:
The work will involve listening to audio recordings of Egyptian Arabic and transcribing what is heard. Annotation of other acoustic events and commenting on audio quality will also be necessary. Training will be provided.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• You must be a native Egyptian Arabic speaker, with excellent comprehension of Egyptian Arabic speech
• You must be fluent in typing MSA on a computer,
• Familiarity with incorporating Latin script from popular culture into MSA
• Familiarity with technical online culture and products
• Familiarity with MSA grammatical concepts
• Excellent communication skills
• Good computer skills
• High level of organisation
• Impeccable attention to detail
• Ability to follow instructions closely

Preferred Knowledge/skills but not essential:
• Experience transcribing Arabic text from audio
• Experience working with languages
• A background or degree in languages

Part of the hiring process is to sit the Arabic MSA Unvowelised and the Arabic Egyptian Unvowelised spelling test on AppenOnline:  http://appenonline.appen.com.au/

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