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LINGUIST List 23.2310

Mon May 14 2012

Jobs: Various Langs; Comp Ling; Phonetics: Computational Linguists, Lionbridge Testing Services

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Date: 14-May-2012
From: Kati Särkkä, HR Manager <kati.sarkkalionbridge.com>
Subject: Various Languages; Computational Linguistics; Phonetics: Computational Linguists, Lionbridge Testing Services
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University or Organization: Lionbridge Testing Services
Department: Tampere/Finland
Job Location: ---------------- (Telecommute)
Web Address: http://www.lionbridge.com
Job Rank: Computational Linguists

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Phonetics

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
English (eng)
French (fra)
Hebrew (heb)
Hungarian (hun)
Indonesian (ind)
Norwegian Bokmål (nob)
Spanish (spa)

Description:

Lionbridge is the leading provider of translation, development, language and
testing solutions that enable clients to create, release, manage and maintain
their technology applications and Web content globally. A key differentiator
for Lionbridge is our global footprint, which enables us to deliver superior
service to customers through local contacts and resources.

We employ more than 4,200 specialists, including linguists, project
managers, engineers, subject matter experts, content developers, application
developers and quality assurance professionals, in 26 countries. We also
work with a network of 85,000 independent multilingual workers including
translators, interpreters, web raters and subject matter experts across more
than 100 countries.

For more information on our company and services, please see our Web site
at http://www.lionbridge.com.

We are looking for Computational Linguists/Linguists with expertise in
Phonetics.

Required Skills/Background:
- Master's in Computational Linguistics or Linguistics with strong background
in Phonetics
- Native language/language locale one of the following:
* English (United Arab Emirates)
* English (Pakistan)
* English (Singapore)
* English (South Africa)
* Spanish (Colombia)
* Norwegian (Bokmål)
* Hebrew
* Afrikaans
* Spanish (Chile)
* Spanish (Venezuela)
* Simplified Chinese (Singapore)
* French (Belgium)
* French (Switzerland)
* Spanish (Argentina)
* Hungarian
* Indonesian
- Experience in reviewing/annotating texts
- Experience in Language Technology, particularly in Speech Processing -
either educational or work experience
- Experience in corpus/dictionary/terminology work
- Great attention to detail while working efficiently
- Good organizational and analytical skills, ability to work in a logical and
methodical way
- Good communication skills
- Excellent English skills, other language skills are a plus
- Experience in scripting languages (i.e., Perl)
- Experience in working with an international team
- Possibility to work part-time or full-time from home on freelancer basis

Please send your application, CV, and your hourly rate request to
jobs.tamperelionbridge.com ASAP. Please add detailed educational, work
experience and language skills details within your CV.

If you native language is not listed here, feel free to send us your open
application. We are constantly looking for linguists, phoneticians,
computational linguists and other language experts.


Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: jobs.tamperelionbridge.com
Contact Information:
Kati Särkkä, HR Manager
Email: kati.sarkkalionbridge.com
Phone: + 358 9 6133500
Fax: + 358 3 3185133
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