LINGUIST List 25.5076

Sat Dec 13 2014

Jobs: Japanese; Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Phonetician, Lionbridge

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 12-Dec-2014
From: Elena Pirttisalo <>
Subject: Japanese; Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Phonetician, Lionbridge
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University or Organization: Lionbridge
Department: Tampere
Job Location: Gdansk, Poland (Telecommute)
Web Address:
Job Title: Phonetician: Japanese

Job Rank: Other; Phonetician

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)


Lionbridge is the leading provider of translation, development, language and testing solutions that enable clients to create, release, manage and maintain their technology applications and Web content globally.

A key differentiator for Lionbridge is our global footprint, which enables us to deliver superior service to customers through local contacts and resources. We employ more than 4,200 specialists, including linguists, computational linguists, project managers, engineers, and many others, in 26 countries. We also work with a network of 85,000 independent multilingual subject matter experts across more than 100 countries.

We are looking for Linguistic experts for our current and possible future projects.

Required Skills/Background:
- Bachelor’s or Master’s in General Linguistics with focus on phonetics
- Native languages: Japanese (Tokyo dialect would be preferable but not a constraint)
- Actual working or research experience in phonetics and phonology
- Familiar with both kanji and kana scripts
- Knowledge and experience with IPA and X-Sampa
- Strong linguistic comprehension
- Knowledge of the transcription process/rules is a plus
- Knowledge of Voice recordings and recording analysis is a plus
- Great attention to detail while working efficiently
- Good organizational and analytical skills
- Good communication skills
- Excellent English skills, other language skills are a plus
- Willing and able to relocate to Gdansk for a period of 3 weeks in the beginning of 2015 (we can also consider remote work should this not fit your availability)

Please send us your complete resume, including your availability and salary wish.

Application Deadline: 23-Jan-2015

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Resource coordinator Elena Pirttisalo

Page Updated: 13-Dec-2014