LINGUIST List 15.645

Thu Feb 19 2004

Jobs: Brazilian Portuguese: Product Manager, UK

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  1. minna, Brazilian Portuguese: Product Manager, Overture Services, UK

Message 1: Brazilian Portuguese: Product Manager, Overture Services, UK

Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2004 09:54:13 -0500 (EST)
From: minna <>
Subject: Brazilian Portuguese: Product Manager, Overture Services, UK

University or Organization: Overture Services
Department: International Product Management
Rank of Job: International Product Manager
Specialty Areas: Lexicography
Required Language(s): Portuguese (Code = POR)


Overture ( is looking for a Brazilian Portuguese
lexicographer or linguist to help us with a 3 week project. We are
developing rules and datasets for our Brazilian search engine. The
rules and datasets include components such as stopwords, prefix
stripping rules, and mapping plurals and misspellings to a singular,
correctly spelled form.

The hourly rate is $25-35, depending on experience, and the project
will involve approximately 100 hours of work in total.

The ideal candidate will: 
- be a native speaker familiar with the colloquialisms and popular
 culture of Brazil
- have past experience in developing similar rules and datasets; or
 extensive past experience in lexicography, translation or corpus
- be comfortable handling large datasets(searching, sorting,

If interested, please email your resume/CV to Minna King at

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Ms Minna King
	172 Drury Lane
	New London House
	London, WC2B 5QR
	United Kingdom 	

	Applications are due by 23-Feb-2004 

Contact Information:
	Ms Minna King
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