LINGUIST List 29.1807

Fri Apr 27 2018

Jobs: Phonetics; Phonology: Phonetician, Lionbridge Technologies, Inc.

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 26-Apr-2018
From: Elena Pirttisalo <>
Subject: Phonetics; Phonology: Phonetician, Lionbridge Technologies, Inc.
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University or Organization: Lionbridge Technologies Inc.
Department: Machine Intelligence team
Job Location: , ---------------- (Telecommute)
Web Address:
Job Title: Phoneticians: misc. languages
Job Rank: Phonetician

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Phonology

Required Language(s): Arabic, Egyptian (arz)
Arabic, Gulf (afb)
Catalan-Valencian-Balear (cat)
Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
Chinese, Wu (wuu)
Chinese, Yue (yue)
Croatian (hrv)
Czech (ces)
Danish (dan)
Dutch (nld)
English (eng)
Estonian (est)
Finnish (fin)
French (fra)
German (deu)
Greek, Modern (ell)
Hebrew (heb)
Hindi (hin)
Hungarian (hun)
Indonesian (ind)
Italian (ita)
Japanese (jpn)
Kannada (kan)
Korean (kor)
Lithuanian (lit)
Malayalam (mal)
Norwegian Bokmål (nob)
Persian, Iranian (pes)
Polish (pol)
Portuguese (por)
Punjabi (pan)
Romanian (ron)
Russian (rus)
Slovenian (slv)
Spanish (spa)
Swedish (swe)
Thai (tha)
Turkish (tur)
Ukrainian (ukr)
Vietnamese (vie)


Potential project for miscellaneous languages.
Possible tasks: phonetic and phonemic transcription, phonetic annotation,
review of pronunciation rules and alike
Schedule: short-term, open, to be confirmed later
Availability required: part-time

- BA or MA in linguistics, phonetics or speech science.
- Experience or course work with phonetic transcription for native language.
Ability to consider alternative pronunciations for major regional differences
of locale.
- Quickly grasp given phone set and transcription conventions to provide
consistent transcriptions with a team of phoneticians.
- Strong linguistic comprehension
- Proved experience with IPA/SAMPA/X-SAMPA
- Excellent English skills, other language skills
- Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and proven ability to
manage priorities

To apply for this position:
Please send us your complete resume in English to the application email
address below. Please include:
- Your availability for the upcoming 6-8 months
- Hourly rate expectations

If your native language is not on the list but you would like to be considered
for our projects, please send us an open application.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Application Deadline: 30-Jun-2018 (Open until filled)

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

Page Updated: 27-Apr-2018