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LINGUIST List 24.2228

Wed May 29 2013

Jobs: Lao; Phonetics; Phonology; Translation: Translator, Appen Butler Hill

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

Date: 29-May-2013
From: Danielle Davis <djdavisappenbutlerhill.com>
Subject: Lao; Phonetics; Phonology; Translation: Translator, Appen Butler Hill, Washington, USA
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University or Organization: Appen Butler Hill
Department: Recruiting
Job Location: Washington, USA
Web Address: http://www.appenbutlerhill.com
Job Rank: Translator

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Phonology; Translation

Required Language(s): Lao (lao)

Description:

Appen Butler Hill is a global language technology solutions and consulting firm.

Position Summary:
Native speakers of Lao who ideally have a strong background in phonetics/phonology to help with a phonemic transcription project. The work will involve checking and correcting spelling and pronunciation of Lao words in phonetic alphabet.

Project Information:
- Location: Remote, global
- Hours: On flexible basis (minimum availability of 10-15 hours per week would be ideal)

Qualifications:
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Native Lao linguist/language specialist with a good knowledge of Lao phonology (i.e. sound patterns of Lao)
- Fluent in English
- Basic computer knowledge and typing skills
- Have own computer and internet connection

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Completion of a recognized linguistics course at university level, involving study of phonetics and/or phonology
- An honors degree or post-graduate degree would be well regarded

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=4&rid=589
Contact Information:
Danielle Davis
Email: djdavisappenbutlerhill.com

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