LINGUIST List 31.558

Fri Feb 07 2020

Jobs: Japanese; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Translation: Translator, Adecco Ltd. (Japan)

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 05-Feb-2020
From: Taiki Ishizaki <>
Subject: Japanese; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Translation: Translator, Adecco Ltd. (Japan), Tokyo, Japan
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University or Organization: Adecco Ltd. (Japan)
Department: Key Accounts Division
Job Location: Tokyo, Japan
Web Address:
Job Title: Associate Linguist-Japanese

Job Rank: Translator

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Translation

Required Language(s): Japanese (jpn)
                            Japanese Family


Position Overview:

-Adecco Japan is looking for contract workers to be engaged in a language analysis project we are assuming under an outsourcing contract with one of our clients.
-To work for the Smart Speaker. The key responsibility is the linguistic analysis of the Japanese language, including annotation, syntax, grammar, and semantic analysis.
-The employment contract is 3-month renewable, with a prospective 1-year assignment.
- Work Location is Tokyo; remote work within Japan is an option.

Language: Japanese (native level), English (fluent)

Educational Background: Bachelor or above, majoring in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, or related disciplines

Technical Skills:
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; learn in-house tools,
- Keen interest in technology,
- Keen interest in natural language processing, linguistics, and linguistic resources,
- Attention to detail, and good organizational and communication skills, and
- Ability to effectively operate independently with flexibility in a fast-paced, constantly evolving team environment

- Residence: While the Japanese government’s restrictions on some non-Japanese nationals’ entry into Japan are in place, we’d like to recruit candidates currently living in Japan.

How to Apply:
All application documents and inquiries must be made in Japanese.

To apply, please send your CV to the email below, along with the following reference No. LL05-JOB00244521(R):
Shigeru Hirano (Mr.), Manager, No. 2 Sales Section

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Manager, No. 2 Sales Section Shigeru Hirano

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