LINGUIST List 23.2609

Tue Jun 05 2012

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Analyst, Verilogue Inc.

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 04-Jun-2012
From: Matt Patras <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Analyst, Verilogue Inc., Pennsylvania, USA
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University or Organization: Verilogue Inc. Department: Client Services Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Linguistic Insights and Analytics Analyst

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Natural Language Processing


Overview:Our Analytics Group applies methods of linguistic, conversation andethnographic analysis to physician-patient interactions, deliveringdeep insights about the way physicians and patients managediscussions pertaining to diagnosis and treatment of a variety ofhealth conditions. Our work identifies, describes and evaluates therelationship between physician-patient attitudinal and emotionalcharacteristics and health behaviors and outcomes.

Verilogue is seeking an analyst with formal training in appliedlinguistics, particularly with exposure to discourse and conversationanalysis, and experience or interest in marketing research and brandmarketing.

Primary Responsibilities:- Analyzing large bodies of conversational data to provide insightinto, interactional dynamics, physician and patient emotional andattitudinal profiles, uses of conceptual metaphor and descriptiveanalogies, disease and product sentiment, and brand positioning;- Developing strategic reports and presentations;- Participating in client workshops and report presentations;- Contributing to the development of marketing collateral andcommunications pieces, including monthly newsletters, consumerand scholarly articles, and conference presentations, among others;- Evolving and innovating analytical modules to support newproduct/service offerings.

Key Competencies:- Comfortable with principles of applied linguistics and ethnomethodology;- Strong presentation and public speaking skills;- Ability to breakdown and address complex research questions;- Understanding of or interest in the health care industry;- Strong writing skills;- Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;- Sense of initiative and the ability to undertake and successfullyconclude projects with minimal supervision;- Advanced abilities with Microsoft Office, particularly PowerPointand Excel.

Minimum Qualifications:- 0-3 years experience in a professional business environment- Excellent academic credentials in applied linguistics- Master's degree preferred; Bachelor's with advanced linguisticcoursework acceptable- Able to travel 5 - 10%- Superb presentation skills

Compensation and Benefits:Verilogue provides a base salary, bonus and equity planscommensurate with candidate experience and positionrequirements. Health and welfare benefits include medical,prescription, dental and vision plans. Other benefits include a 401(k)retirement plan, life and accidental death insurance, paid vacationand holidays. Our employees also enjoy flexible schedules and acasual work environment.

Verilogue rewards personal excellence in the pursuit of our commongoals and is extraordinarily respectful of the individual and of thecreative, intellectual and cultural diversity of our team. Our culturehas allowed us to attract and retain talented individuals who aredriven by a vision of the way we will transform the practice of healthcare communication.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Matt Patras Email:

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