LINGUIST List 10.982

Fri Jun 25 1999

Jobs: Phonology/Update, Traditional Chinese

Editor for this issue: Karen Milligan <karenlinguistlist.org>


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  1. Kristin Reichardt, Phonology/Deadline extension
  2. jocelyn_young, Chinese/Freelancer and Translation Manager

Message 1: Phonology/Deadline extension

Date: Thu, 24 Jun 1999 13:43:15 -0700
From: Kristin Reichardt <kristinling.ucsd.edu>
Subject: Phonology/Deadline extension


The Department of Linguistics at the University of California, San Diego
has a tenure-track opening at the Assistant Professor level for a
specialist in phonology starting July 1, 2000. A Ph.D. in linguistics is
required. A letter of application, a curriculum vitae, representative work,
and names of three referees (with email addresses and fax numbers) should
be sent to:

University of California, San Diego
Phonology Search Committee (LSAP)
Department of Linguistics
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0108

To be considered for an interview at the LSA meeting in January,
application materials must be received no later than December 15, 1999.
Otherwise materials must be received not later than January 15, 2000.
Salary is based on University of California pay scales. The University of
California is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. UCSD has a
strong commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.
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Message 2: Chinese/Freelancer and Translation Manager

Date: Thu, 24 Jun 99 11:14:51 GMT
From: jocelyn_young <jocelyn_younglionbridge.com>
Subject: Chinese/Freelancer and Translation Manager



 
TRADITIONAL CHINESE FREELANCERS:
We are currently seeking freelancers to work as editors/proofreaders for 
Traditional Chinese. 
Requirements: 
-1-2 years translation experience 
-Experience in translation memory tools 
-Native Chinese speaker, preferably from Taiwan, with fluent English skills 

Interested parties please send a resume detailing your educational background, 
work experience, standard rates, and software/hardware/modem setup to: Jocelyn 
YYoung Fax: 8610-6591-5709 E-mail: jocelyn_younglionbridge.com


JOB DESCRIPTION: Translation Manager for Traditional Chinese
REPORTING TO: QA/Translation Manager (Beijing) 
BASED: Taiwan or Beijing 
DATE: June 18th, 1999

1. SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION
To provide an effective language function that meets the current requirements of
the Company, help deliver products on time and at a linguistic quality level 
that meets customer expectations. The Translation Manager has overall 
responsibility for the linguistic monitoring and quality control of outsourced 
translation to external resources for Traditional Chinese.

2. RESPONSIBILITIES 
The Translation Manager has to participate in all project-related activities 
from the start of the project until the end, including meetings, conference 
calls and any other relevant activities as part of the production team. 
-Contract analysis 
-Language review/evaluation
-Translation strategy 
-Terminology preparation and maintenance
-Style guide 
-Act as a client liaison for linguistic related issues
-Assist the Project Manager in management of external Traditional Chinese 
resources. 
-Assist Resource Management in monitoring and resolving quality problems with 
external resources.

3. REQUIREMENTS 
For our current vacancy we require a native Traditional Chinese speaker with 
fluent English skills. 
-Education background in Languages/Translation/Computational Linguistics 
-Preferably 1-2 years experience in a language / co-ordination role. 
-A software background is a distinct advantage 
-Proven strong team skills 
-Must possess a keen interest in learning new tools & processes 
-Proven co-ordination/ leadership skills. 
-Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing, in Chinese and 
English. 
-Experience using one or more translation memory tools, preferably including 
Trados. 
-Quality focused. 

Interested parties please contact: Jocelyn Young Fax: 8610-6591-5709 E-mail: 
jocelyn_younglionbridge.com 

Headquartered in the heart of Boston's technology corridor - and with operations
in seven countries - Lionbridge Technologies is a world leader in product 
localization and internationalization services to the software, hardware and 
telecommunications industries.

 
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