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Text-to-Speech Scientist

Text-to-Speech Scientist

AppTek, a leading global company specializing in AI and ML technologies for speech and language processing, is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Text-to-Speech (TTS) Scientist to join our dynamic team. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work in the cutting-edge field of speech synthesis in the context of automatic dubbing, focusing on a variety of topics such as voice conversion, cross-lingual voice cloning, emotional text-to-speech, cross-lingual emotion transfer, prosody alignment, and other related areas.


  • Research, design, and develop state-of-the-art text-to-speech systems in the context of automatic dubbing solutions.
  • Explore innovative techniques in voice conversion, cross-lingual voice cloning, and emotional text-to-speech to enhance the quality and versatility of our speech synthesis solutions.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including researchers and engineers from other fields such as ASR, MT or NLU, to drive the advancement of TTS technologies and their integration into AppTek's product offerings.
  • Stay updated with on the latest developments in the TTS field and contribute to the scientific community through publications and presentations.


  • PhD student or post-doctoral researcher in the field of speech synthesis, TTS, voice conversion, or related areas. Strong candidates with a master's degree and significant industry experience will also be considered.
  • Solid foundation in machine learning and deep learning techniques, particularly as applied to speech and audio processing.
  • Extensive experience with TTS systems, including building and optimizing neural network architectures for high-quality synthesis.
  • Proficiency in programming languages commonly used in ML, such as Python, and ML frameworks such as TensorFlow or PyTorch.
  • Familiarity with speech databases, language resources, and text corpora for training and evaluation purposes.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think creatively and propose novel solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.


  • Competitive salary package commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Opportunity to work on cutting-edge research and development projects in the field of speech synthesis and automatic dubbing.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment, fostering innovation and personal growth.
  • Access to state-of-the-art resources, data sets, and computational infrastructure.
  • Professional development and training opportunities to enhance your skills and expertise.

If you are passionate about advancing the field of TTS and want to make a significant impact in the exciting realm of automatic dubbing, apply now to join our team at AppTek.

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AppTek is a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies for automatic speech recognition (ASR), neural machine translation (NMT), natural language processing/understanding (NLP/U) and text-to-speech (TTS) technologies. The AppTek platform delivers industry-leading solutions for organizations across a breadth of global markets such as media and entertainment, call centers, government, enterprise business, and more. Built by scientists and research engineers who are recognized among the best in the world, AppTek’s solutions cover a wide array of languages/ dialects, channels, domains and demographics.

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