LINGUIST List 32.2128

Mon Jun 21 2021

Jobs: English; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Consultant, H5

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 18-Jun-2021
From: Mary Meunier <>
Subject: English; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Consultant, H5, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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University or Organization: H5
Department: Research, Methodology and Analysis
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Language Analyst and Information Retrieval

Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Text/Corpus Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Associate Consultant

Core responsibilities include language data analysis, data management, and subject matter research.

This is a full-time, regular position (W2) based in our Chicago office. This is not a remote position.

- Research large corpora for text-based patterns (e.g. linguistic, metadata)
- Analyze documents to identify recurring structural/formatting patterns
- Rapidly develop insights into the language and the concepts expressed within a corporate community
- Construct effective text-based representations of a community’s ways of speaking
- Test and evaluate an evolving model of relevant language and identify required adjustments
- Present findings, suggestions and challenges clearly and effectively to the project team
- Conduct interviews of subject matter experts and information-gathering sessions with clients in order to understand their communities of practice
- Recognize and resolve misalignment of text-based model with project goals
- Learn our proprietary software used in document analysis
- Develop organized and systematic methods of working within our established process, monitoring own accuracy and timelines independently

- Ability to recognize, identify, and create representations of text-based patterns, and understand the implications of the resulting model
- Strong analytical skills, precise thinking, a sharp eye for detail, and a practiced sense of order and organization
- Aptitude for quickly learning new technologies, processes, and arenas of subject matter
- Personal incentive and ability to collaborate within a multi-disciplinary group
- Ability to independently problem-solve in an organized and methodological way
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines while balancing competing priorities
- Solid competency in a PC/Windows environment using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

- Professional experience OR academic degree, as follows:
- 2+ years professional experience with research, data mining, data analysis, text analysis, technology-assisted review (TAR), Electronically Stored Information (ESI), content management or linguistic analysis; OR
- BA or BS
- Experience with eDiscovery software is a plus
- Knowledge or experience with the US legal system, legal research, or litigation support is a plus
- MA, MS, LLM, MLS, JD, or PhD is a plus

H5 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, parental status, veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable laws. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply. We encourage Veterans to apply.

To apply, please visit the application link below.

Application Deadline: This position is closed.

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:

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