Job: Turkish linguist (Acapela)

Professor in Spanish Linguistics and Spanish Language proficiency


The candidate is a native Standard Turkish speaker with a training in linguistics and phonetics. He/she will be part of a team that designs, develops, tests, and deploys Text-To-Speech technologies supporting a range of products and services in a large portfolio of languages. With other members of the team, he/she will participate in the development of a new Standard Turkish voice that will help a large number of people around the world.

Job description

• Assist computer scientists in the development of a new Standard Turkish voice

• Assist computer scientists in the validation of the current Standard Turkish Text-to-Speech system

• Checking audio recordings versus text script (word mistakes, erroneous pronunciations…)

• Validate phonetic lexicons

• Phonetic validation of audio recordings

• Native Standard Turkish speaker

• Fluent in English or French to communicate with the team

• Curiosity about phonetics and languages

• Working knowledge of Windows or Linux

• Team player with good interpersonal skills


9 months


In Mons (Belgium), possibility to work partly from home

Type of contract

Fixed-term contract as an employee of Acapela (or consultancy if preferred)

Start date

March 2020


Vincent Pagel 

Acapela Group R&D and Linguistic Resources Manager 

Address: blvd Dolez, 33 B7000 MONS

About Acapela Group

Acapela Group brings together talented people from very different backgrounds and areas of expertise, resulting in a rich cultural and multilingual environment. We work on voices and languages, we look at the whole world and all application fields to help us create authentic and genuine voices that change or simplify people’s daily lives.