LINGUIST List 28.1129

Mon Mar 06 2017

Jobs: English; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Lexicography; Phonetics; Syntax: Junior Linguist, Adecco UK

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <amandalinguistlist.org>


Date: 28-Feb-2017
From: Hannah Morgan <hannah.morganadecco.co.uk>
Subject: English; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Lexicography; Phonetics; Syntax: Junior Linguist, Adecco UK, London, United Kindgom
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University or Organization: Adecco UK
Department: Victoria, London
Job Location: London, United Kingdom
Job Title: Junior Linguist

Job Rank: Junior Linguist; Other

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Lexicography; Phonetics; Syntax

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The role of the Junior Linguist is to contribute to a number of tasks to improve natural language processing. The tasks include:

- Writing linguistic grammars for Natural Language Processing.
- Working with pronunciation models and language models.
- Providing phonetic/phonemic transcription of lexicon entries
- Analyzing acoustic data to evaluate speech synthesis
- Annotating and reviewing linguistic data
- Labeling text for disambiguation, expansion, and text normalization
- Annotating lexicon entries according to guidelines
- Evaluating current system outputs
- Deriving NLP data for new and on-going projects
- Be able to work independently with confidence and little oversight

Minimum Requirements:

- Basic programming skills (Python or Java or similar)
- Knowledge of Natural Language Processing
- Knowledge of phonetics, phonology, semantics, syntax, morphology and lexicography including phonetic/phonemic transcriptions
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Attention to detail and good organizational skills

Desired Skills:

- Degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics or Speech processing
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; learn in-house tools
- Keen interest in technology and computer-literate
- Listening Skills
- Fast and Accurate Keyboard Typing Skills
- Editing, Grammar Check and Proofing Skills
- Research Skills

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: 1730.victoriaadecco.co.uk
Contact Information:
Miss Hannah Morgan
Email: hannah.morganadecco.co.uk
Phone: 0207 340 8640

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