LINGUIST List 29.3657

Mon Sep 24 2018

Jobs: Phonetics; Phonology: Phonetician, Lionbridge Technologies Inc

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Date: 24-Sep-2018
From: Sofia Hirvonen <>
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): Danish (dan)
                            English (eng)
                            French (fra)
                            German (deu)
                            Gujarati (guj)
                            Hebrew (heb)
                            Kannada (kan)
                            Norwegian Bokmål (nob)
                            Tagalog (tgl)


Possible tasks:
- Phonetic and phonemic transcription,
- Phonetic annotation,
- Proofreading,
- Review of pronunciation rules and alike

Schedule: misc. projects: short-term to 3-5 months, to be confirmed later

Availability required: part-time

-Native language:
- Danish (da_DK),
- Norwegian (nb_NO),
- French (fr_CA or fr_FR),
- German (de_DE),
- English (en_GB),
- Hebrew (he_IL),
- Tagalog (tl_PH),
- Gujarati (gu_IN),
- Kannada (kn_IN)
- 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 5 months
- Earliest start date
- 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-Nov-2018 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Resource Coordinator Sofia Hirvonen

Page Updated: 24-Sep-2018