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LINGUIST List 21.2215

Thu May 13 2010

Jobs: Norwegian, Bokmål & Phonetics: Consultant, Butler Hill Group

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        1.    Karin Berghoefer, Norwegian, Bokmål & Phonetics: Consultant/Norwegian Linguist - Phonetics, Butler Hill Group

Message 1: Norwegian, Bokmål & Phonetics: Consultant/Norwegian Linguist - Phonetics, Butler Hill Group
Date: 11-May-2010
From: Karin Berghoefer <kberghoeferbutlerhill.com>
Subject: Norwegian, Bokmål & Phonetics: Consultant/Norwegian Linguist - Phonetics, Butler Hill Group
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University or Organization: Butler Hill Group
Job Location: , ---------------- (Telecommute)
Web Address: http://www.butlerhill.com
Job Rank: Consultant/Norwegian Linguist - Phonetics

Specialty Areas: Phonetics

Required Language(s): Norwegian, Bokmål (nob)


The Butler Hill Group, a virtual computational linguistics consulting
company, maintains a world-wide network of highly-skilled linguists,
computer scientists, language experts and research librarians with
expertise in the natural language issues of computer technology.

We have an immediate need - start date May 18, 2010 - for a native or
near-native Norwegian Linguist with background in phonetics.

Qualified candidates need to be linguists who are native or near-native
speakers in Norwegian. They need to have linguist experience with text
normalization and phonetic transcription.

May 18-June 20, 2010
40 hours total to be performed remotely
Tasks: General Language Support, including:
- Auditive evaluation of TTS synthesis
- phonetic transcription correction (MUSIC domain)

Butler Hill Group Requirements:
Projects require excellent English reading, writing and communication
skills. Strong computer skills in a Windows environment and greater than
average comfort with software and technology are expected. For this project
it is required that you work in a PC (Windows or Vista) environment. The
tools required are not supported by Mac. When applying, please specify the
level of fluency in the target language.

Project Start: 05/18/10
Project End: 06/20/10

We offer a competitive, hourly pay rate DOE (to be paid as 1099
self-employment income).

To apply, please email a recent resume or CV, in Word format, in English,
along with a cover letter (in the body of your email) verifying or
specifying the following information to Karin Berghoefer, director for
linguistic projects (kberghoeferbutlerhill.com )
- US work authorization (if applicable)
- all languages spoken and reading proficiency level / fluency in each
- current version of Windows
- level of computer literacy

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: kberghoeferbutlerhill.com
Contact Information:
Karin Berghoefer
Email: kberghoeferbutlerhill.com

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