LINGUIST List 26.2952

Fri Jun 19 2015

Jobs: Burmese; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics: Linguist, Google, Inc.

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 19-Jun-2015
From: Linne Ha <>
Subject: Burmese; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics: Linguist, Google, Inc.
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University or Organization: Google, Inc.
Job Location: , ----------------
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Job Title: Burmese Linguists

Job Rank: Contractor; Other

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Burmese (mya)


Burmese Linguists

Job description:

As a Burmese linguist, you will be annotating and reviewing linguistic data in Burmese. You will also contribute to a number of other tasks to improve natural language processing.

This is a contract position for an estimated 40 hours per week for a period of 6-12 months. You will be mostly working from home. Part of the job may require you to come in close proximity to Yangon for training and subsequent intermediary meetings.

The tasks include:

- Annotating and reviewing Burmese texts according to linguistic guidelines
- Labeling text with semantic, syntactic and morphological features
- Annotating lexicon entries according to guidelines


- A native Burmese speaker from Myanmar and fluent in English
- Degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics or similar, with knowledge of semantics, syntax, morphology and/or lexicography
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; learn in-house tools
- Keen interest in technology and computer-literate
- Should have an interest in natural language processing, linguistics, linguistic resources
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Attention to detail and good organizational skills
- Ability to work independently from home with reliable internet connectivity

Project duration: 6-12 months

For immediate consideration, please e-mail your CV and a cover letter in English (in PDF format) with “Burmese Linguists” in the subject line to the application email address below.

Application deadline: June 30

Application Deadline: 30-Jun-2015

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Linne Ha

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