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LINGUIST List 25.1857

Fri Apr 25 2014

Jobs: Comp Ling; Text/Corpus Ling: Product Support Developer, HarperCollins Publishers

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

Date: 25-Apr-2014
From: Rachel Mann <rachel.mannharpercollins.co.uk>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Product Support Developer, HarperCollins Publishers, Glasgow,Scotland, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: HarperCollins Publishers
Job Location: Glasgow,Scotland, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://harpercollins.co.uk
Job Rank: Product Support Developer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics


Collins Learning, a division of HarperCollins Publishers, produces a wide range of titles in both digital and print format across language, geographical and education markets. Flagship titles include, Collins English Dictionary, the Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World and Collins Big Cat reading scheme.
We are currently looking for a Product Support Developer to join our Development Team based in Glasgow. This team is responsible for supporting the specialised technology used to support our Language publishing as well as a wider remit to contribute to the effective use of technology across the Learning division.

Reporting to the Head of Digital Resources, the successful candidate will have specific responsibilities supporting and developing XML workflows and associated technologies for content creation and management.

You will have excellent organisational skills, be self motivated and able to manage your own time effectively. You will be a good team player with an interest in language, an eye for detail and a degree level qualification in Computational Linguistics, Publishing Technology or a related discipline. You will comfortable working with structured language data in XML format and familiar with standard data formats used across language and educational publishing such as Docbook, QTI, SCORM etc.
Though not essential, practical experience of DPS (Digital Publishing System) from IDM, and management of large language corpora would be an advantage.

Please Note: we will require proof of eligibility to work in the UK

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: vacanciesharpercollins.co.uk
Contact Information:
Rachel Mann
Email: rachel.mannharpercollins.co.uk

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