LINGUIST List 14.808

Thu Mar 20 2003

Jobs: Swedish and Norwegian Lexicography: Overture,CA

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  1. minna, Swedish and Norwegian Lexicography: Overture, CA, USA

Message 1: Swedish and Norwegian Lexicography: Overture, CA, USA

Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2003 15:19:13 +0000
From: minna <>
Subject: Swedish and Norwegian Lexicography: Overture, CA, USA

University or Organization: Overture
Department: International Product Management
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics, Lexicography, Text/Corpus


Overture ( is looking for one Swedish and one
Norwegian lexicographer or linguist to help us with a 3-4 week
project. We are developing rules and datasets for our Scandinavian
search engine. The rules and datasets include components such as
stopwords, prefix stripping rules, and mapping plurals and
misspellings to a singular, correctly spelled form.

The hourly rate is $25-35, depending on experience, and the project
will involve approximately 120 hours of work in total.

The ideal candidate will: 

- be a native speaker familiar with the colloquialisms and popular
 culture of Sweden/Norway
- have past experience in developing similar rules and datasets; or
 extensive past experience in lexicography, translation or corpus
- be comfortable handling large datasets (searching, sorting,

If interested, please email your resume to Minna Poutanen at by March 24, 2003.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Minna Poutanen
	74 North Pasadena Avenue
	Pasadena, CA 91103
	United States of America 
	Applications are due by 24-Mar-2003

Contact Information:
	Minna Poutanen
	Tel: (626) 229-8610
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