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Job Announcement: Appen Butler Hill

Vietnamese; General Linguistics; Phonetics: Vietnamese Linguist/Phonetician, Appen Butler Hill


Employer: Appen Butler Hill

http://www.appenbutlerhill.com
Job Location: ---------------- (Telecommute)
Rank: Vietnamese Linguist/Phonetician
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
General Linguistics
Phonetics
Language Specialty: Vietnamese
LL Issue: 23.3531
Date Submitted: 22-Aug-2012
Job Description: Appen Butler Hill is looking to fill an immediate opening for a
Vietnamese Linguist/Phonetician with computer experience related
to writing text-manipulation scripts, and familiarity with new
technologies and Unix operating system.

The position is part time, requiring approximately 5 hours per week,
and will last until December 31st, 2012. This is a remote, global
position.

Key Requirements:
- Linguistic degree (BA)
- Experience with phonetic transcription required
- Experience with writing text-manipulation scripts
- Familiarity with Unix operating system

Tasks:
- Review and correct the input/output of the tokenizer
- Review and correct the input/output of the formatter
- Review and correct word prons
- Review and lexicalize out of vocabulary words
- Review, correct and add spoken forms to word names
- Serve as language expert for research
- Review and clean up lexicon-origin attributes
- Phonetic transcription

Additional Information:
- Ideal candidates should have a great attention to details (possibly
have experience as a teacher) and be highly motivated in a fast pace
environment
- Commitment of 5 hours/week required
- Commitment to check email and respond to client requests every
day
- Windows OS
Application Deadline: 22-Sep-2012
Open until filled
Application URL: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA5/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=4&rid=372
Contact Information: Mandy  Iverson
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