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Transcriptionist and Speech Recognition QA (Arabic)

Toronto, Canada
Full-Time

Job Summary

We are seeking multilingual and/or bilingual individuals with careful attention to detail to transcribe clinical data from audio to text in English and Arabic. This is an independent contractor role for which the required weekly time commitment may vary depending on project timelines, but may generally be up to 20 hours per week. Candidates must be located within Canada and be eligible to work in Canada.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Segment clinical audio data into separate speakers
  • Transcribe clinical audio data in English and Arabic
  • Annotate notable features of speech and conversation, such as words, silent pauses, and filled pauses (e.g. “um”)
  • Work with our Associate Product Manager to develop protocol for transcribing in the specified language
  • Assist with quality assurance of data

Required Qualifications

  • Proficient English and Arabic
  • Ability to work independently
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Transcription experience
  • Undergraduate degree in one of the aforementioned languages or academic experience in Linguistics
  • Experience with clinical research and/or audio data
  • Experience with cognitive disorder in ageing populations

Additional Information

Winterlight Labs is a fast growing startup based in Toronto that is developing digital biomarkers to measure neurological and psychiatric conditions. Our machine learning based technology analyzes both the acoustics and content of speech and language, to help identify disease and quantify its severity. We work with life science companies, academia, and senior care companies to improve clinical trials, quality of care, and health outcomes.

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive compensation with equity options.
  • Health and dental insurance.
  • Generous work from home policy.
  • 4 weeks vacation.
  • Winter holiday week off.
  • Half-day Fridays in July and August.
  • Office is a 2-minute walk from Yonge & Bloor which is home to many restaurants, amenities and transit options.

To apply, send your resume to careers@winterlightlabs.com with "Transcriptionist and Speech Recognition QA (Arabic) " in the subject line.



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