LINGUIST List 16.397

Wed Feb 09 2005

Jobs: Applied Ling/Lexicography: Researcher, MD

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        1.    Thomas Creamer, Applied Ling/Lexicography: Researcher, McNeil Technologies, Inc., MD, USA


Message 1: Applied Ling/Lexicography: Researcher, McNeil Technologies, Inc., MD, USA

Date: 08-Feb-2005
From: Thomas Creamer <tcreamermcneiltech.com>
Subject: Applied Ling/Lexicography: Researcher, McNeil Technologies, Inc., MD, USA


University or Organization: McNeil Technologies, Inc.
Department: LRC
Job Rank: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Lexicography
Required Language(s): Burmese (BMS)
English (ENG)
Khmer, Central (KMR)
Lao (NOL)
Thai (THJ)

Description:

The Language Research Center and Dunwoody Press (http://dunwoodypress.com)
are seeking Cambodian, Burmese, Lao, and Thai linguists to assist in a
machine translation project based on our existing dictionaries (i.e.,
Myanmar-English Dictionary, Myanmar Language Commission, 1996, Modern
Cambodian–English Dictionary, Robert K. Headley, Jr., Rath Chim, Ok Soeum,
1997, Lao–English Dictionary, William L. Patterson, Mario E. Severino,
1995, and a Thai lexicon under development.) The work consists of editing
the English definitions to make them as concise as possible, adding new
words and set phrases, compiling slang lexicons, and developing corpora to
test the output of the translation programs. The rate of compensation is
$25 per hour. M/F/V/D - EOE.


Address for Applications:

Mr. Thomas Creamer
6525 Belcrest Road, Suite 550
Hyattsville, MD 20782
United States of America

Application Deadline: 31-Mar-2005

Contact Information:

Mr. Thomas Creamer
Email: tcreamermcneiltech.com
Phone: 301.864.1410
Fax: 301.864.8956
Website: http://www.mcneiltech.com

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