LINGUIST List 29.3761

Mon Oct 01 2018

Jobs: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Consultant, Productive Playhouse

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Date: 30-Sep-2018
From: Laura Maccabee <>
Subject: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Consultant, Productive Playhouse
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University or Organization: Productive Playhouse
Job Location: , ---------------- (Telecommute)
Web Address:
Job Title: Linguistic Consultants

Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology


Consultant positions available for linguists with a BA or MA in Linguistics in the following languages:

- en-GB English (Great Britain)
- fil-PH Filipino (Philippines)
- he-IL Hebrew (Israel)
- yue-HK Yue Chinese (Hong Kong)
- ar-EG Arabic (Egypt)
- ar-SA Arabic (Saudi Arabia)
- pa-IN Panjabi (India)
- ms-MY Malay (Malaysia)
- es-US Spanish (United States)
- es-419 Spanish (Latin America)

Productive Playhouse, a production company in Los Angeles, is currently undertaking projects for various languages and is seeking linguists who are native speakers for a language study.

Both full time and part-time positions are available, and we are seeking candidates who can commit 20-40 hours per week. All work is online and can be done from anywhere.

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
- Data annotation
- Evaluation of acoustic data

Linguist Qualifications:
- Native-speaker of the target language and fluent in English
- 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 a brief introductory email and a CV to the application email provided below, and please specify your availability (hours/week) and when you could start.

Application Deadline: This position is closed.

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Laura Maccabee

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