LINGUIST List 26.2869

Wed Jun 10 2015

Jobs: Vietnamese; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics: Junior Linguist, Google, Inc.

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 10-Jun-2015
From: Kohei Saito <>
Subject: Vietnamese; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics: Junior Linguist, Google, Inc., Bangkok, Thailand
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University or Organization: Google, Inc.
Department: Natural Language Understanding
Job Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Job Title: Junior Linguist [Vietnamese] -- several positions

Job Rank: Junior Linguist; Other

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Vietnamese (vie)


As a Junior Linguist, you will be annotating and reviewing linguistic data in Vietnamese. You will also contribute to a number of other tasks to improve natural language processing at Google.

The tasks include:

- Annotating and reviewing linguistic data
- Labeling text with semantic, syntactic and morphological features
- Annotating lexicon entries according to guidelines
- Evaluating current system outputs
- Deriving NLP data for new and on-going projects

Job requirements:

- Native-level speaker of Vietnamese and fluent in English
- Preferred degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics
- Experience in annotation work
- Knowledge of semantics, syntax, morphology or lexicography
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; learn in-house tools
- Keen interest in technology and computer-literate
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Attention to detail and good organizational skills

Project duration: 6-24 months (with potential for extension)

This is not a permanent position but a full-time contract position.
For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English (PDF format preferred) with "Junior Linguist [Vietnamese]" in the subject line.

Application Deadline: 30-Nov-2015 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Kohei Saito

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