Appen is looking to hire independent contractor linguists for Hindi. Linguists would work on directly with the client supporting their TTS development in the target language. These positions can be fulltime or part-time.
•Advanced degree in linguistics, or equivalent experience
•Native speaker of the target language.
•Specialization in phonetics/phonology.
•Very comfortable with phonetic transcription (IPA, SAMPA or XSAMPA).
•Professional English skill level.
•Able to work independently and a good communicator.
•Able to work 20-40 hours weekly.
•Experience with TTS a plus.
•Start date: asap
•Length: 6 months initially with a high chance of extension.
•Hours: 20-40 hrs/week