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LINGUIST List 24.1128

Tue Mar 05 2013

Jobs: English; Comp Ling; Semantics; Syntax; Dependency Grammars: Consultant, Appen Butler Hill

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 05-Mar-2013
From: Daphne Guericke <dguerickeappenbutlerhill.com>
Subject: English; Computational Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax; Dependency Grammars: Consultant, Appen Butler Hill, Telecommute
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University or Organization: Appen Butler Hill
Job Location: ---------------- (Telecommute)
Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Semantics; Syntax; Dependency Grammars

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Appen Butler Hill is seeking linguists/syntacticians for English to help
improve a syntax parser for a leading global IT company.

Main responsibilities include reviewing and annotating English 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 mid to end of March 2013 and will continue until end of
May 2013 with possibility of extension. All work is done remotely; average
time commitment will be approximately 15-20 hours per week.

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

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

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

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Web Address for Applications: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=4&rid=540
Contact Information:
Daphne Guericke
Email: dguerickeappenbutlerhill.com
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