LINGUIST List 31.3754

Mon Dec 07 2020

Jobs: English; General Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax: Freelance Annotator, Exos Financial

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 30-Nov-2020
From: Brittany Phillips <>
Subject: English; General Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax: Freelance Annotator, Exos Financial, New York, USA
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University or Organization: Exos Financial
Job Location: New York, USA (Telecommute)
Web Address:
Job Title: Freelance Annotator

Job Rank: Freelance Annotator; Other

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Exos Financial is looking for a freelance annotator to assist in building a syntactic dataset for formal written English (e.g contracts). The data will be used to train cutting-edge domain-specific natural language understanding models.

As an annotator, you’ll be applying your knowledge of syntax and semantics to correct machine-generated syntactic representations of very complex sentences.

Job responsibilities:
- Analyze formal English sentences within a particular linguistic formalism
- Annotate formal English sentences with syntactic information
- Correct machine-generated representations of English sentences

Job skills:
- Native/near-native English
- BA or higher in linguistics, with an emphasis on syntax and semantics or equivalent knowledge
- Experience with annotating linguistic data is a plus
- An eye for detail

Approximately 12-20 hours weekly (with the possibility for more)

Duration: 3-6 months or longer

To join ASAP.

This position is located in New York, USA, but we are open to a remote candidate.

Please apply by sending your CV to the application email provided below.

Application Deadline: This position has been filled.

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
AVP, Human Resources Brittany Phillips

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