• Hebrew Linguist

    Job Locations Remote-Global
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/17/2018 12:31 AM)
  • Overview

    Appen is looking for a team of linguists to provide phonemic transcription and audio quality checking of large amounts of linguistic data.


    Project Information
    Location: remote
    Hours:  10 - 40 hours/week

    Length: 3 - 4 months


    Task Details

    • Review guidelines for speech projects involving text processing and audio data evaluation
    • Review phonological inventory and phonotactic rules of given language
    • Proofread phonemic transcriptions of TTS script lines and make edits as needed
    • Evaluate recorded audio and edit the associated phonemic transcriptions as needed (headphones required)


    Requirements (skills, education, linguistic discipline, additional expertise, etc.)

    • Native speaker of Hebrew 
    • Fluent in English
    • Degree in Linguistics or language-related field
    • Previous experience in phonemic or phonetic transcription of Hebrew


    Preferred Skills

    • Specialization in phonology, phonetics, and/or speech technology
    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail


    We take pride in our diverse team and our flexible work opportunities, and as a publicly traded company our efforts and earned us the first place ranking in the FlexJobs Top 100 Companies index. Deloitte also recognized Appen with the 2017 Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500 and the Technology Fast 50 Australia awards.


    We are an equal opportunity company and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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