LINGUIST List 15.2919
Fri Oct 15 2004
Jobs: Japanese/Open Specialty: Linguist, New Jersey
Editor for this issue: Vanessa Manion <vanessalinguistlist.org>
Japanese/Open Specialty: Linguist, Franklin Electronic Publishers, NJ, USA
Message 1: Japanese/Open Specialty: Linguist, Franklin Electronic Publishers, NJ, USA
From: Anne McDonald <anne_mcdonaldfranklin.com>
Subject: Japanese/Open Specialty: Linguist, Franklin Electronic Publishers, NJ, USA
University or Organization: Franklin Electronic Publishers
Department: R & D
Job Rank: Linguist
Specialty Areas: None
Required Language: Japanese
- Either an M.A. degree in linguistics, languages, or other relevant field, or a
B.A. degree in linguistics or Japanese language plus relevant experience.
- Native or near-native ability to read, write, and speak both Japanese and
English is required.
- Knowledge of Chinese or Korean is highly desirable.
- Knowledge of European languages and detailed linguistic and lexicographic
principles is also desired.
- Strong computing skills required.
- Solid working knowledge of Linux/UNIX platforms desirable.
- Working knowledge of a wide range of UNIX utilities, UNIX scripting
languages, and HTML and XML constructs also helpful.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
- Maintains and develops linguistic databases and rules.
- Adapts these linguistic databases, guides, and rules for specific products.
- Provides support and advice to the Software, Product Management, and
Quality Assurance departments on language-related product features and bugs
throughout the product development cycle.
- Uses Linux/UNIX command-line utilities and mark-up languages (XML, HTML)
to accomplish linguistic tasks.
- Communicates with internal and external Data Developers to ensure accurate
conversion of publisher databases and fulfillment of product requirements.
Address for Applications
One Franklin Plaza
Burlington, NJ 08016-4907
United States of America
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Phone: (609) 386-2500 ext 4780
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