LINGUIST List 24.1151

Thu Mar 07 2013

Jobs: Computational Ling: Linguist/Computational Linguist, Appen Butler Hill

Editor for this issue: Uliana Kazagasheva <>

Date: 06-Mar-2013
From: My Huynh <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Linguist/Computational Linguist, Appen Butler Hill
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University or Organization: Appen Butler Hill Job Location: , ---------------- (Telecommute)
Web Address:
Job Rank: Linguist/Computational Linguist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


We are looking for Linguists/Computational Linguists who are native speakers of Malay or Indonesian, for flexible or full-time home-based role. The project is an exciting and challenging opportunity to help develop world-class linguistic software.

Role Description:
- Using client-developed linguistic software to develop and validate a morphologically structured lexicon of several hundred thousand words, for input into a spell-checker tool
- Maintaining and reviewing design documentation in English, using appropriate formatting and technical writing
- Reporting and monitoring lexicon/spell-checker errors using proprietary online issue management system

Minimum requirements:
- Bachelor degree in Linguistics
- Native language of Malay or Indonesian
- Very high proficiency in English
- Excellent technical skills
- Linguistic skills should include: grammar, syntax, morphology
- Familiarity with linguistic tools, and language technology applications
- Excellent organisational skills with attention to detail

Additional skills:
- Master's degree in Linguistic or Computational Linguistics
- Familiarity with scripting languages
- Understanding of software development including testing

Project duration:
12 months.

Start Date:
Project expected to start in April.

Location:This position is available worldwide (except for Australia).

Application process:Please include with your application: your CV/resume; details of any language qualifications you hold; your availability to the application email address below.

About Appen Butler Hill:Appen Butler Hill develops high quality speech and language technology solutions namely used in car navigation systems, mobile phones, word processing packages, directory assistance, speaker verification tools and hand-held machine translation devices. Our staff comprises Linguists, IT professionals and Project Managers who collaborate to produce quality work in over 100 different languages for many of the world’s leading companies.

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Program Sourcing Coordinator My Huynh Email:

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