LINGUIST List 15.733

Sun Feb 29 2004

Jobs: Chinese: Ling Consultant, Overture Services

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  1. minna, Chinese & Lexicography: Linguistic Consultant, Overture Services

Message 1: Chinese & Lexicography: Linguistic Consultant, Overture Services

Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2004 12:41:23 -0500 (EST)
From: minna <>
Subject: Chinese & Lexicography: Linguistic Consultant, Overture Services

University or Organization: Overture Services
Department: International Product management
Rank of Job: Linguistic Consultant
Specialty Areas: Lexicography
Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (Code = CHN)


Overture Services ( is looking for a two
lexicographers or linguists to help us with a 4 week project. We are
developing rules and datasets for our Traditional and Simplified
Chinese search engines. 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 China and/or Taiwan
- 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
	London, WC2B 5QR
	United Kingdom 	

	Applications are due by 01-Mar-2004 

Contact Information:
	Minna King
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