LINGUIST List 31.1133

Tue Mar 24 2020

Jobs: English; Gujarati; Urdu; General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Consultant, Productive Playhouse

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 20-Mar-2020
From: Laura Maccabee <>
Subject: English; Gujarati; Urdu; General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology: Consultant, Productive Playhouse
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University or Organization: Productive Playhouse
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: , ---------------- (Telecommute)
Web Address:
Job Title: Linguistic Consultants

Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            Gujarati (guj)
                            Urdu (urd)


**This position has been filled.

Consultant positions available for linguists with a BA/MA in Linguistics, who are native speakers of one of the following languages:

- Urdu (India)
- Urdu (Pakistan)
- Gujarati (India)
- English (United States)

We are a production company in Los Angeles, currently undertaking projects for various languages and seeking linguists who are native speakers for a language study.
We are seeking candidates who can commit at least 20 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 may be 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.

Linguist Qualifications:

- Native-speaker of the target language and fluent in English
- Degree in Linguistics or Language-related fields with experience in phonetics/phonology
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Attention to detail
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts
- Great organizational skills

If you are qualified and interested, please send a brief introductory email and a CV to the email for applications below, and please specify your availability (hours/week) and when you could start.

Application Deadline: This position has been filled.

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Manager Laura Maccabee

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