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Thu Jul 19 2012
Jobs: Onomastics: Applied Onomastics Analyst/Researcher, Ethnic Technologies LLC
Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox
From: Lisa Radding <lraddingethnictechnologies.com>
Subject: Onomastics: Applied Onomastics Analyst/Researcher, Ethnic Technologies LLC, New Jersey, USA
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University or Organization: Ethnic Technologies LLC
Department: Product Development
Job Location: New Jersey, USA
Web Address: http://www.ethnictechnologies.com/
Job Rank: Applied Onomastics Analyst/Researcher
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Genetic Classification; Historical Linguistics; Onomastics
Role: Product Development/ Applied Onomastics Analyst
Ethnic Technologies is currently seeking to recruit a person with an
interest and background in Onomastics, the study of proper names
and name origins, to join the Product Development Department.
As a member of the Research branch of the Product Development
Department, the Applied Onomastics Analyst will be responsible for
classifying names by ethnicity, seeing patterns within lists of names,
and thinking creatively to define rules that will further classify these
patterns. Through this work, the team is continuing to build and
improve a predictive software system, the industry-leading product in
The ideal candidate has a background in Linguistics, particularly in
Onomastics, and experience with text pattern recognition and
morpheme recognition. The ideal candidate is interested in
Geography, Ancestry, History, Sociology, Demography, Culture,
People, and solving interesting data "puzzles".
Bachelor Degree or Equivalent Required.
Skills and Competencies:
- Excellent Microsoft Office skills, especially Microsoft Excel.
- Strong English written and verbal communication.
- Fluency or competency in at least one second language.
- Ability to work as part of a team.
- Self-driven and self-motivated.
- Works independently within set objectives.
- Experience with Data Visualization and Descriptive Statistics.
- Experience with SQL or any programming language.
- Experience with marketing, particularly multicultural marketing.
Ethnic Technologies offers a competitive base salary with health
benefits and a 401k program.
About the Company:
We are a growing and successful direct marketing database software
company located in South Hackensack, NJ. We are the leading
provider of multicultural marketing data, ethnic identification
software, and ethnic data appending services. To this end, our
experts are constantly learning about the interaction of people
through studying their names, culture, and geography.
Applicants must be available to work full time from our offices
located in South Hackensack, NJ. Please send a cover letter and
resume to the email address listed.
Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Ethnic Technologies LLC
600 Huyler St
South Hackensack, NJ 07606
Email Address for Applications: lraddingethnictechnologies.com
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