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LINGUIST List 19.1105

Thu Apr 03 2008

Jobs: Various Lang & Machine Transl Evaluator: Editor, Butler Hill G...

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        1.    Cheryl Vander Mey, Various Languages & Machine Translation Evaluator: Translator/Editor, Butler Hill Group, Telecommute


Message 1: Various Languages & Machine Translation Evaluator: Translator/Editor, Butler Hill Group, Telecommute
Date: 03-Apr-2008
From: Cheryl Vander Mey <HRsourcebutlerhill.com>
Subject: Various Languages & Machine Translation Evaluator: Translator/Editor, Butler Hill Group, Telecommute
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University or Organization: Butler Hill Group
Job Location: Connecticut, USA (Telecommute)
Web Address: http://www.butlerhill.com
Job Rank: Translator/Editor/Proofreader

Specialty Areas: Machine Translation Evaluator

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            Czech (ces)
                            Danish (dan)
                            Dutch (nld)
                            Hindi (hin)
                            Portuguese (por)
                            Polish (pol)
                            Swedish (swe)
                            Thai (tha)

Description:

The Butler Hill, a virtual computational linguistics company, has an
immediate need for native or near-native speakers in Arabic, Czech, Danish,
Hindi, Dutch, Polish, European Portuguese, Swedish and Thai. Project work
requires high-level reading comprehension and communication skills and
editorial skills for written text, including detailed knowledge of spelling
and punctuation standards. Work involves reading automatic translations of
sentences into your target language, rating them on a provided scale and
selecting the better of 2 sentences relative to an English source or a
human-translated reference.

This is a free-lance position involving working remotely from a home office
in the US or abroad (US-based consultants must have US work authorization).
We are interested in contracting for a long-term relationship involving
very sporadic work (possibly 1-2 projects per year, requiring about 4-5
hours over a 1-week period, with completely flexible scheduling).
Consultants may be offered more project work on short notice with no
obligation to accept.

This work requires a high-speed Internet connection (DSL or cable),
regular, secure access to a personal computer running a recent version of
Windows and experience with Microsoft Office.

Interested candidates should email a recent resume/CV, in Word format, in
English, and a cover letter specifying relevant background and ability to
meet job requirements. Include your target language and the word
'Evaluator' in the subject line of the email.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
HR Coordinator

Email Address for Applications: HRsourcebutlerhill.com
Contact Information:
HR Manager Cheryl Vander Mey
Email: HRsourcebutlerhill.com




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