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LINGUIST List 16.2283

Thu Jul 28 2005

Jobs: General/Comp Ling: Consultants, Butler Hill Group

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        1.    Mo Corston-Oliver, General/Computational Linguistics: Consultants, Butler Hill Group, Ridgefield, USA


Message 1: General/Computational Linguistics: Consultants, Butler Hill Group, Ridgefield, USA
Date: 28-Jul-2005
From: Mo Corston-Oliver <mcobutlerhill.com>
Subject: General/Computational Linguistics: Consultants, Butler Hill Group, Ridgefield, USA


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University or Organization: Butler Hill Group
Job Rank: Consultant
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics
Required Language(s): Czech (CZC)
Danish (DNS)
Dutch (DUT)
Finnish (FIN)
Norwegian, Bokmaal (NRR)
Portuguese (POR)
Polish (PQL)
Swedish (SWD)


Description:

The Butler Hill Group, a small computational linguistics consulting group,
is seeking linguists for a short-term contract. This is a work-at-home,
freelance opportunity which requires meticulous attention to detail and
greater than average comfort with software and technology.

- US work authorization, if US-based. Sorry, but the Butler Hill Group
cannot sponsor employment visas. Non-US citizens living in their home
countries are of course encouraged to apply.
- Detail-oriented nature
- Experience with linguistic text (e.g. linguistic corpora, lexicography or
lexicology, field research, statistical research)
- Native or near-native speaker of target language
- Recent experience living in target country and/or educated in target
country. Must have current knowledge of common formats in target country
for telephone numbers, addresses, proper names, punctuation conventions,
spelling reform, etc.
- Familiarity with "variables": either linguistic formalisms or
programming/computational linguistics background
- Excellent writing and communication skills in English
- Current generation Windows machine, internet connection, MS Office 2000+
- Available now through (due date), with no extended vacation planned

Languages needed:
- Dutch, Brazilian Portuguese, Swedish, Polish, Danish, Norwegian (Bokmal),
Czech, Iberian Portuguese, Finnish

Dates:
Varies by language, but for most languages, approximately 80 hours work
total between now and early December.

Please apply by email only; please send a current resume or CV to
job1002butlerhill.com. Please include a cover letter stating clearly:
- US work authorization status, or country you are currently residing in
- Availability (hours per week & vacation schedule, if known) from now
through December
- Languages you are applying for, and other languages spoken (with fluency)

Address for Applications:

Mo Corston-Oliver
email only please, see below
Ridgefield, CT 06877
United States of America

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Mo Corston-Oliver
Email: job1002butlerhill.com
Website: http://www.butlerhill.com


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