LINGUIST List 25.5185

Thu Dec 18 2014

Jobs: Multiple Languages; Phonetics; Phonology: Linguist, Lionbridge

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 18-Dec-2014
From: Elena Pirttisalo <>
Subject: Multiple Languages; Phonetics; Phonology: Linguist, Lionbridge
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University or Organization: Lionbridge
Department: Tampere
Job Location: , ---------------- (Telecommute)
Web Address:
Job Title: Linguists: Khmer, Lao, Nepali, Bangla, Sinhala

Job Rank: Linguists; Other

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Phonology

Required Language(s): Bengali (ben)
                            Khmer, Central (khm)
                            Lao (lao)
                            Nepali (nep)
                            Sinhalese (sin)


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:
- Native languages: Khmer, Lao, Nepali, Bangla, and Sinhala
- Bachelor’s or Master’s in General Linguistics
- Bachelor’s or Master’s in General Linguistics with focus on phonetics
- Actual working or research experience in phonetics and phonology
- Knowledge and experience with IPA and X-Sampa
- Strong linguistic comprehension
- Knowledge and experience with simple text processing (e.g. regular expressions) is a plus
- Knowledge of the transcription process/rules 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

Application Deadline: 28-Feb-2015

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

Page Updated: 18-Dec-2014