LINGUIST List 21.4233

Sun Oct 24 2010

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 <>
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:
Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Discourse Analysis

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

About VerilogueVerilogue, Inc., located in Horsham, Pennsylvania brings patients,physicians and the healthcare industry together to share information,enhance disease understanding and participate in medical marketingresearch. In order to develop more effective medicines and communicationmaterials for patients and physicians, the healthcare industry requiresmore insightful customer data.

Our Analytics Group applies methods of linguistic, conversation andethnographic analysis to physician-patient interactions, delivering deepinsights about the way physicians and patients manage discussionspertaining to diagnosis and treatment of a variety of health conditions.Our work identifies, describes and evaluates the relationship betweenphysician-patient attitudinal and emotional characteristics and healthbehaviors and outcomes.

Verilogue is seeking consultants with formal training in appliedlinguistics, particularly with discourse and conversation analysis,experience in qualitative marketing research or a similar discipline, anddeep cultural understanding along with native language skills in at leastone of the following EU countries: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, or UK.Consultants may work remotely (e.g., in Germany, France or England) and arenot 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 analyticalmodules and develop new, innovate modules to support new product/serviceofferings-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 oron the telephone-Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines-Sense of initiative and the ability to undertake and successfully concludeprojects with minimal supervision-Advanced abilities with Microsoft Office, particularly PowerPoint and Excel

Candidate Qualifications-3-5 years experience in a professional business environment, including 1-2years in qualitative market research, product marketing, or strategiccommunications / 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

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

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

Verilogue is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Director, Human Resources Anita Maximo Email: Fax: 1-866-379-3306

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