LINGUIST List 29.2599

Tue Jun 19 2018

Jobs: Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax: Associate Linguist, Lionbridge Technologies Inc.

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 19-Jun-2018
From: Elena Pirttisalo <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax: Associate Linguist, Lionbridge Technologies Inc., London, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: Lionbridge Technologies Inc.
Department: Machine Intelligence team
Job Location: London, Farringdon, United Kingdom
Web Address:
Job Title: Associate Linguist

Job Rank: Other

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax; NLP

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            Russian (rus)


Job description:
The role of the Associate Linguist is to annotate and review linguistic data in the target language. The Associate Linguist will also contribute to a number of other tasks to improve natural language processing. The tasks include:
- 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:
- Native speaker of the target language (English GB; English AU or Russian)
- Experience in annotation work
- Knowledge of semantics, syntax, morphology or lexicography
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Attention to detail and good organizational skills
- UK work permit

Desired Skills:
- Degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; learn in-house tools
- Keen interest in technology and computer-literate

Location: London, Farringdon
Start: July 2018
Contract duration: until June 2019, extension possible
Contract details: This is a full-time, in-office work, remote work not possible.

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 duration of the project (July 2018-June 2019)
- Hourly rate expectations

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: 31-Jul-2018

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

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