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LINGUIST List 23.673

Wed Feb 08 2012

Jobs: Italian; Syntax: Linguists/Syntacticians, Appen Butler Hill

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        1.     Mandy Iverson , Italian; Syntax: Linguists/Syntacticians, Appen Butler Hill

Message 1: Italian; Syntax: Linguists/Syntacticians, Appen Butler Hill
Date: 07-Feb-2012
From: Mandy Iverson <miversonappenbutlerhill.com>
Subject: Italian; Syntax: Linguists/Syntacticians, Appen Butler Hill
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University or Organization: Appen Butler Hill
Job Location: ---------------- (Telecommute)
Web Address: http://www.appenbutlerhill.com
Job Rank: Linguists/Syntacticians

Specialty Areas: Syntax

Required Language(s): Italian (ita)


Appen Butler Hill is seeking Italian linguists/syntacticians to help improve
the syntax parsers for a leading global IT company.

Main responsibilities include reviewing and annotating the language data
according to specified dependency rules and refining the tag set. The
successful candidate has a background in Theoretical Linguistics with
emphasis on syntactic and semantic analysis. Previous experience in
interpreting semantic and syntactic representations and familiarity with
Dependency Grammars is a big plus.

The project will start as early as the middle/end of February 2012 and will
continue for 3-4 months with possibility of extension. All work is done
remotely; average time commitment will be approximately 20-30 hours per

Required Skills:
- B.A. degree or higher in Computational Linguistics, Linguistics or related
- Native or near-native knowledge of written Italian
- Excellent written communication skills in English
- Strong background in syntax and grammar engineering
- Ability to quickly understand new linguistic technologies and
client/project needs
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Demonstrated organizational skills with attention to detail

Additional Information:
The project requires 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. You will be
required to sign a legally binding non-disclosure agreement at the time of
contract negotiation.

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

How to Apply:

Application Deadline: 28-Feb-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA5/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=4&rid=267
Contact Information:
Mandy Iverson
Email: miversonappenbutlerhill.com

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