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LINGUIST List 16.3315

Thu Nov 17 2005

Jobs: English/Spanish & Translation: Translator, MD

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        1.    Michael Garr, English/Spanish & Translation: Translator, TranslateTV, MD, USA

Message 1: English/Spanish & Translation: Translator, TranslateTV, MD, USA
Date: 17-Nov-2005
From: Michael Garr <mgarrtranslatetv.com>
Subject: English/Spanish & Translation: Translator, TranslateTV, MD, USA

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University or Organization: TranslateTV
Department: Linguistics
Job Rank: Translator
Specialty Areas: Translation
Required Language(s): English (eng); Spanish (spa)


Seeking Spanish Lexicographer/Manager - Develop and maintain machine
translation dictionaries for fast growing innovative translation company.
Requires native fluency of Spanish, (Latin American dialects preferred),
Degree in linguistics or equivalent experience with language translation
software. NLP or CS background and translation experience
desirable. Full time, benefits, DC area residents given priority,
US Residents Only.

- Native speaker of Spanish
- Current with terminology in native language, especially news, technology
- Fluency in English
- B.S. Linguistics or language teaching degree
- Strong computer skills with text editors, Internet, Windows, Office 2000,
text editors, database familiarity

- M.S. Linguistics, computational linguistics
- Experience with natural language software as a developer or user
- Software or database development experience
- Translation experience

- Performs analysis of source language and bilingual texts
- Extracts terminology for entry in lexical databases
- Encodes terminology in lexical database
- Coordinates with other lexicographers to ensure consistent entry choices
and uniform source language resources
- Adapts linguistic analysis rules to improve translation processing
- Develops and maintains benchmark language files for translation testing
- Evaluates translation system output using objective measurement techniques
- Reviews translated content daily and updates lexical databases accordingly
- Works with other lexical staff and serves as focal point for all lexical
database work
- Coordinates with customers in Spanish on language issues
- Performs other duties as needed

Address for Applications:

Dr Mary Flanagan
8070 Georgia Ave #412
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Dr Mary Flanagan
Email: marytranslatetv.com
Website: http://translatetv.com

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