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LINGUIST List 24.2271

Mon Jun 03 2013

Jobs: Multiple Languages; Lexicography; Morphology; Syntax; Text/Corpus Ling: Consultant, Appen Butler Hill

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

Date: 02-Jun-2013
From: Daphne Guericke <dguerickeappenbutlerhill.com>
Subject: Multiple Languages; Lexicography; Morphology; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Consultant, Appen Butler Hill
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University or Organization: Appen Butler Hill
Job Location: ---------------- (Telecommute)
Web Address: http://www.appenbutlerhill.com
Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Lexicography; Morphology; Syntax; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Required Language(s): Bulgarian (bul)
Dutch (nld)
Finnish (fin)
Greek, Modern (ell)
Hebrew (heb)
Norwegian Bokmål (nob)
Slovenian (slv)
Swedish (swe)
Ukrainian (ukr)

Description:

Language Module Development (Morphology, Syntax, Named Entities) - Norwegian,
Swedish, Finnish, Dutch, Danish, Greek, Bulgarian, Slovenian, Ukrainian,
Hebrew

Appen Butler Hill, a global language technology solutions and consulting firm,
is seeking freelance linguists who are native speakers in one of the specified
languages to help develop and enhance the language modules for our client’s
NLP technologies.

Main responsibilities include providing Part of Speech, noun phrase and Named
Entity tagging and input for the lexicon and morphological analyzer.
Successful candidates have a background in Linguistics with emphasis on
morphology and syntax. Previous experience with annotation projects is a plus.

The project will start at the beginning of June 2013 and will continue for
about 5-6 months with possibility of extension. All work is done remotely;
average time commitment will be approximately 10-15 hours per week.

Required Skills:
- At least B.A. degree or higher in Linguistics, or related field
- Native or near-native knowledge of at least one these languages: Norwegian,
Swedish, Finnish, Dutch, Danish, Greek, Bulgarian, Slovenian, Ukrainian,
Hebrew
- Excellent written communication skills in English
- Background in morphology and syntax
- Demonstrated organizational skills with attention to detail

Additional Information:
Strong computer skills 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.

Compensation:
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=590
Contact Information:
Daphne Guericke
Email: dguerickeappenbutlerhill.com
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