LINGUIST List 32.1460

Tue Apr 27 2021

Jobs: English; Forensic Linguistics; General Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax: Annotation Lead, Exos Financial

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <beccalinguistlist.org>



Date: 27-Apr-2021
From: Brittany Phillips <brittany.phillipsexosfinancial.com>
Subject: English; Forensic Linguistics; General Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax: Annotation Lead, Exos Financial, USA
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University or Organization: Exos Financial
Job Location: , USA
Web Address: https://www.exosfinancial.com/
Job Title: Legal Annotator

Job Rank: Annotation Lead; Other

Specialty Areas: Forensic Linguistics; General Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Exos Financial is looking for a linguist with a background in law or with some exposure to legal contracts. The role has responsibilities for two broad areas: assistance in formulation of annotation standards for legal contracts and performance of annotation according to those standards, and the creation/curation of a syntactically annotated dataset.

Job responsibilities:
- Apply legal knowledge to develop standards and guidelines for particular contract provisions
- Perform annotation and supervise progress on annotation projects
- Correct machine and human-generated syntactic representations of English sentences
- Curate a syntactic dataset

Necessary skills:
- Previous annotation experience
- BA minimum, MA preferred, in Linguistics with an emphasis on syntax and semantics
- Experience working with legal contracts (education or work experience)
- Native/near-native English

Nice to have:
- Experience with syntactic annotation, particularly dependency grammar
- Experience curating datasets
- Legal knowledge in other major languages (particularly French, German or Japanese)

Full time:
To join ASAP

Please apply via the application link provided below.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: https://boards.greenhouse.io/exos/jobs/5229917002?gh_src=d7fddcfe2us
Contact Information:
Brittany Phillips
Email: brittany.phillipsexosfinancial.com


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