LINGUIST List 29.1052

Wed Mar 07 2018

Jobs: Dutch; English; Turkish; General Linguistics: Linguistic Consultant, Productive Playhouse

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 06-Mar-2018
From: Laura Maccabee <>
Subject: Dutch; English; Turkish; General Linguistics: Linguistic Consultant, Productive Playhouse
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University or Organization: Productive Playhouse
Job Location: Netherlands, Turkey (Telecommute, work can be performed anywhere)
Job Title: Linguistic Consultant
Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Dutch (nld)
English (eng)
Turkish (tur)


Consultant positions available for linguists with a BA or MA in Linguistics in

Productive Playhouse (, a production company in
Los Angeles, is currently undertaking projects in DUTCH (nl-NL) and TURKISH
(tr-TR) and is seeking linguists who are native speakers for a language study.
Positions are open immediately and the work is expected to last at least
though June. Both full time and part-time positions are available, and we are
seeking candidates who can commit 20+ hours per week. ALL WORK IS ONLINE AND

Linguist Tasks:

Linguists will provide both general linguistic expertise and language-specific
guidance as needed. Linguists are also expected to help review and revise
language-specific guidelines, as well as help create rules for text
normalization and verbalization in the target language. Linguists may be asked
to transcribe/verify pronunciations in a web-based tool, according to
language-specific phonemic transcription guidelines.

Specific tasks include phonology inventory; phonotactic rules; phonemic
transcription and data annotation; evaluation of acoustic data.

Linguist Qualifications:

- Native-speaker level of the target language and fluent in English,
multilingual a plus

- Degree in Linguistics or Language-related fields with experience in
phonetics/phonology or speech

- Good oral and written communication skills

- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts

- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

The work can be done online with some flexibility. If you are qualified and
interested, please send an introductory email and a CV to
(, and please specify your availability
(hours/days) and when you could start.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Laura Maccabee

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