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LINGUIST List 24.3312

Mon Aug 19 2013

Jobs: Applied Ling; Onomastics: Researcher, Ethnic Technologies

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

Date: 19-Aug-2013
From: Lisa Radding <lraddingethnictechnologies.com>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Onomastics: Researcher, Ethnic Technologies, New Jersey, USA
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University or Organization: Ethnic Technologies
Department: Research and Product Development
Job Location: New Jersey, USA
Web Address: http://www.ethnictechnologies.com/
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Onomastics


Description:

Role: Research and Product Development Associate/ Onomastic Analyst

The Opportunity:
Ethnic Technologies is currently seeking to recruit a Research and Product Development Associate with a background/interest in Applied Onomastics to join the Research Department.

As a member of the Research Department, the Research and Product Development Associate is responsible for classifying names by ethnicity, seeing patterns within lists of names, analyzing large textual data sets, and thinking creatively to define rules that will further classify these patterns. Through this work, the Research and Product Development Associate is continuing to build and improve a predictive software system, the industry-leading product in multicultural marketing.

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 puzzling out answers.

Qualifications:
Bachelor Degree or Equivalent Required.

Skills and Competencies:
- Excellent Microsoft Office skills, especially Microsoft Excel
- Strong English written and verbal communication
- Self-driven and self-motivated. Works independently within set objectives.
- Experience with SQL or any programming language
- Fluency or competency in at least one second language
- Experience with Data Visualization and Descriptive Statistics
- Knowledge of American FactFinder
- Experience with marketing, particularly multicultural marketing
- Ability to work as part of a team

Compensation:
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.

Contact:
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Lisa Radding the application email address below.

Please only apply if you are interested in a full time position, located in South Hackensack, NJ. No telecommuting.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: lraddingethnictechnologies.com
Contact Information:
Lisa Radding
Email: lraddingethnictechnologies.com
Phone: 866-333-8324 ext.111

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