LINGUIST List 30.1044

Wed Mar 06 2019

Jobs: Tagalog; Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax: Researcher, Adecco Personnel Pte Ltd

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 05-Mar-2019
From: Shermaine Lim <>
Subject: Tagalog; Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax: Researcher, Adecco Personnel Pte Ltd, Singapore
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University or Organization: Adecco Personnel Pte Ltd
Department: Outsourcing
Job Location: Singapore, Singapore
Web Address:
Job Title: Associate Linguist

Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax; Bilingualism

Required Language(s): Tagalog (tgl)


Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology, Semantics, Syntax, Lexicography, NLP

1 Year Contract - renewable contract

Job Description:
The role of the Associate Linguist is to annotate and review linguistic data in Tagalog. The Associate Linguist will also contribute to a number of other tasks to improve natural language processing. The tasks include:
- Providing phonetic/phonemic transcription of lexicon entries
- Analyzing acoustic data to evaluate speech synthesis
- 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 Tagalog and fluent in English
- Extensive knowledge of phonetic/phonemic transcriptions
- Familiarity with TTS tools and techniques
- Experience in annotation work
- Knowledge of phonetics, phonology, semantics, syntax, morphology or lexicography
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Attention to detail and good organizational skills

Desired Skills:
- Degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics or Speech processing
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; learn in-house tools
- Keen interest in technology and computer-literate
- Listening & Research Skills
- Fast and Accurate Keyboard Typing Skills
- Familiarity with Transcription Software
- Editing, Grammar Check and Proofing Skills
- With Project Management Skills will be an advantage

Interested candidates please email the application email provided below with an updated resume. We apologise that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Account Manager Shermaine Lim
1 Scotts Road #18-08 Shaw Centre
Singapore, Singapore 228208
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Account Manager Shermaine Lim

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