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Job Announcement: Appen Inc.

French; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics: Linguist, Appen Inc., Seattle, Washington, USA


Employer: Appen Inc.

http://www.appen.com/
Job Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Title: French Linguist
Rank: Linguist
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
General Linguistics
Language Specialty: French
LL Issue: 25.1946
Date Submitted: 01-May-2014
Job Description: Project:
Appen is seeking a French linguist to help with the development of natural language understanding and dialoguing technology. The ideal candidate is a native speaker of French (France) with a strong background in Linguistics and has knowledge of other languages in the following language list: Italian, Spanish, German, Russian, and Brazilian Portuguese. Experience in programming and/or script writing preferred.

Applicants Must Be Located in the Seattle, Washington area to be considered.

Project Information:
Location: Onsite at Microsoft campus in Bellevue, Washington (Temporary relocation and accommodations are available during the duration of project assignment)
Hours: Average time commitment will be 40 hours per week
Length: mid May to mid June with possibility of extension

Tasks:
- Main responsibilities include supporting the development and globalizability of the client’s technology for a personal assistant application

Requirements:
- B.A. degree or higher in Linguistics, or related field
- Native or near-native knowledge of French (France)
- Excellent communication skills in English
- Knowledge of at least two other languages in the following language list desired: Italian, Spanish, German, Russian, and Brazilian Portuguese
- Solid knowledge in syntax and morphology
- Strong analytical and logical thinking skills
- Strong computer skills and greater than average comfort with software and technology are expected.
- Experience in programming and/or script writing strongly preferred
- You will be required to sign a legally binding non-disclosure agreement at the time of contract negotiation
- We offer a competitive, hourly pay rate DOE (to be paid as 1099 self-employment income)

Apply directly at the application website below.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application URL: https://erec.appen.com/sap/bc/erecruiting/posting_apply?param=cG9zdF9pbnN0X2d1aWQ9MDA1MDU2ODA3Qjk5MUVEM0I0OUE4NTA5ODY1NzVGMzkmY2FuZF90eXBlPQ%3d%3d&sap-client=300
Contact Information: Danielle  Davis
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