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Jobs: Various Langs & Discourse Analysis: Consultant, Verilogue, Inc.

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        1.     Anita Maximo , English, French, German, Standard, Spanish & Discourse Analysis: Consultant, Verilogue, Inc.

Message 1: English, French, German, Standard, Spanish & Discourse Analysis: Consultant, Verilogue, Inc.
Date: 22-Oct-2010
From: Anita Maximo <amaximoverilogue.com>
Subject: English, French, German, Standard, Spanish & Discourse Analysis: Consultant, Verilogue, Inc.
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University or Organization: Verilogue, Inc.
Department: Analytics
Job Location: , ---------------- (Telecommute)
Web Address: http://www.verilogue.com
Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Discourse Analysis

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            French (fra)
                            German, Standard (deu)
                            Spanish (spa)

Description:

About Verilogue
Verilogue, Inc., located in Horsham, Pennsylvania brings patients,
physicians and the healthcare industry together to share information,
enhance disease understanding and participate in medical marketing
research. In order to develop more effective medicines and communication
materials for patients and physicians, the healthcare industry requires
more insightful customer data.

Our Analytics Group applies methods of linguistic, conversation and
ethnographic analysis to physician-patient interactions, delivering deep
insights about the way physicians and patients manage discussions
pertaining to diagnosis and treatment of a variety of health conditions.
Our work identifies, describes and evaluates the relationship between
physician-patient attitudinal and emotional characteristics and health
behaviors and outcomes.

Verilogue is seeking consultants with formal training in applied
linguistics, particularly with discourse and conversation analysis,
experience in qualitative marketing research or a similar discipline, and
deep cultural understanding along with native language skills in at least
one of the following EU countries: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, or UK.
Consultants may work remotely (e.g., in Germany, France or England) and are
not required to be eligible to work in the US.

Primary Responsibilities
-Analyze large bodies of conversational data to provide insight into:
-Interactional dynamics
-Physician and patient emotional and attitudinal profiles
-Uses of conceptual metaphor and descriptive analogies
-Disease and product sentiment
-Brand positioning
-Develop strategic reports and presentations
-Lead client workshops and report presentations
-Work with team members and management to enhance existing analytical
modules and develop new, innovate modules to support new product/service
offerings
-Support cross-functional project management and delivery

Key Competencies
-Competent in the principles of applied linguistics and ethno methodology
-Understanding of or interest in the health care industry
-Familiar with qualitative marketing research
-Strong writing skills
-Native speaker of German, French, Spanish (Spain), or English (UK)
-Competent communicator in English (American or UK) in person, by email or
on the telephone
-Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
-Sense of initiative and the ability to undertake and successfully conclude
projects with minimal supervision
-Advanced abilities with Microsoft Office, particularly PowerPoint and Excel

Candidate Qualifications
-3-5 years experience in a professional business environment, including 1-2
years in qualitative market research, product marketing, or strategic
communications / public relations
-Master's degree with advanced coursework in applied linguistics
-Able to travel 10 - 20%
-Superb presentation skills
-Publication and conference presentation history is a plus

Compensation
Consultants will work as independent contractors and are not employees of
Verilogue. Verilogue provides an hourly rate of $30 to $60 depending upon
skills, experience and ability. Projects will vary in duration and may
last from a few weeks to several months. The number of hours per week may
vary from 10 to 40 hours, depending on the phase of the project.

If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please
e-mail or fax your resume and a brief introduction to the address or fax number
listed below.

Verilogue is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: careersverilogue.com
Contact Information:
Director, Human Resources Anita Maximo
Email: amaximoverilogue.com
Fax: 1-866-379-3306
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