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LINGUIST List 22.4922

Thu Dec 08 2011

Jobs: South African English: Language Specialist, Appen Butler Hill

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        1.     Mandy Iverson , South African English: Language Specialist, Appen Butler Hill


Message 1: South African English: Language Specialist, Appen Butler Hill
Date: 07-Dec-2011
From: Mandy Iverson <miversonappenbutlerhill.com>
Subject: South African English: Language Specialist, Appen Butler Hill
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University or Organization: Appen Butler Hill
Job Location: ---------------- (Telecommute)
Web Address: http://www.butlerhill.com
Job Rank: Language Specialist

Specialty Areas: South African English


Description:

Appen Butler Hill is seeking a South African Language Specialist for a 3
month contract position. Consultant will work remotely.

Position Summary:
Consultant will work on proprietary software by adding phonetic dictionary
entries and selecting different speech units in the system's interface.

Requirements:
- Native speaker of South African English.
a. Lived in the dialect region at least 7 years from ages 5-15, live in
the dialect region now and accent is typical for people who live in the
dialect region,
OR
b. Live in the dialect region for at least 75% of his/her life, live in
the dialect region now and accent is typical for people who live in the
dialect region,
OR
c. Currently does not live in the dialect region, but daily speaks the
dialect region that s/he uses as (one of) his/her mother tongue(s), in
addition to having experience in working on phonetics projects of the
dialect region
- Phonetics skills required.
- Windows operating system required, Windows XP or higher.
- Linguistics degree with specialization in phonetics required.

Additional Information:
Strong computer skills in a Windows environment and greater than average
comfort with software and technology are expected. You will be required to
sign a legally binding non-disclosure agreement at the time of contract
negotiation.

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

How to Apply:
Use the application URL below.


Application Deadline: 30-Dec-2011 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA5/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=4&rid=247
Contact Information:
Mandy Iverson
Email: miversonappenbutlerhill.com

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