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Job Announcement: Gap International

General Linguistics: Linguist, Gap International, Pennsylvania, USA

Employer: Gap International

Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Title: Linguist for Research and Business Application
Rank: Linguist
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.4524
Date Submitted: 13-Nov-2013
Job Description: PhD Linguist for Research and Business Application/Management Consultant

Gap International is a global management consulting firm that partners with executives and their organizations in producing exceptional growth through extraordinary performance. Our purpose—Transforming Organizations Transforming the World—guides all of our work. For more than 30 years, we have built an exceptional track record transforming executive and organizational performance from the expected to the extraordinary. This is our expertise. We work with clients committed to a vision by having them examine mindsets and focus on outcomes.

We are currently seeking an individual with a doctoral degree in linguistics to become a member of our dynamic professional team of management consultants as well as be involved in our research and product development.

Successful candidates must:
- Have a Ph. D. degree in linguistics and a strong interest in the relationship between language and thinking and how this impacts business results
- Possess the ability to work in a fast-paced, innovative environment that demands a high level of commitment to one’s own continuous development
- Have strong computer skills
- Be willing to travel (domestically and internationally)
- Be aligned with our firm’s values

Work experience in a corporate setting is a plus.

Gap International provides endless opportunity for growth, contribution and the fullest expression of one’s leadership--all top priorities of ours. As a highly matrixed organization, we build on our associates' existing skills as well as expand their range of effectiveness as sales and consulting professionals.

Gap International Headquarters
700 Old Marple Road
Springfield, PA 19064

We invite interested candidates to submit an on-line application, letter of intent and resume to the application URL below.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application URL: http://www.gapinternational.com/linguist
Contact Information: Melanie  Lewis , Human Resources Associate
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Phone: 610-328-0308