LINGUIST List 32.1944

Fri Jun 04 2021

Jobs: German; Computational Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Syntax; Translation: Consultant, Sensory, Inc.

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 24-May-2021
From: Kevin Crooks <>
Subject: German; Computational Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Syntax; Translation: Consultant, Sensory, Inc.
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University or Organization: Sensory, Inc.
Job Location: , ---------------- (Telecommute)
Job Title: Linguist Consultant

Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Syntax; Translation

Required Language(s): German (deu)


Job title: Linguistic consultant

Location: Remote/WFH

Requirements: US citizen or full work authorization (no F1 visa sponsorship available)

Speciality: Linguistics, computational grammars, translation

Description: We are seeking linguist consultants for work with German. The consultant will assist with writing grammars, checking translations, transcribing native speech, and designing annotation guidelines. The contract will be for ~40 hours of work total.

To apply: Please e-mail resume and a brief description of any experience with translation, with computational grammars, and with linguistic annotation.

Responsibilities: The consultant will assist in writing computational grammars for domain-specific projects to ensure accuracy in grammar and vocabulary. Additional responsibilities will be to verify translations are accurate, transcribing audio data, and assistance in adapting Natural Language Understanding schemas into the target language.

- Native fluency in German
- Native or near-native fluency in English
- Academic experience in linguistics, especially morphology, syntax, and dialect sociolinguistics (undergraduate work is acceptable)
- Competency with general computing as it applies to text editors, Unix systems, and VPN

Preferred qualifications:
- Academic or professional experience with translation

Time commitment: 10-20 hours a week

Compensation: $20/hour

Project length: Approximately 40 hours, depending on how long the candidate will take to complete all assignments.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Linguistic Technology Manager Kevin Crooks

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