LINGUIST List 32.689

Wed Feb 24 2021

Jobs: Afrikaans; English; Romanian; General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology; Sociolinguistics: Consultant, Productive Playhouse Inc

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



Date: 23-Feb-2021
From: Laura Maccabee <info-linguistproductiveplayhouse.com>
Subject: Afrikaans; English; Romanian; General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology; Sociolinguistics: Consultant, Productive Playhouse Inc
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University or Organization: Productive Playhouse Inc
Department: Linguistics
Web Address: https://productiveplayhouse.com/
Job Title: Linguistic Consultants

Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Phonetics; Phonology; Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): Afrikaans (afr)
                            English (eng)
                            Romanian (ron)

Description:

Consultant positions available for linguists with a BA or MA in Linguistics in the following language/locales:
- ro-RO Romanian (Romania)
- af-ZA Afrikaans (South Africa)
- en-IN English (India)

Productive Playhouse, a production company in Los Angeles, is currently undertaking projects for various languages and is seeking linguists who are native speakers of the target languages for a language study. We are seeking candidates who can commit 20-40 hours per week. All work is online and can be done from anywhere.

Linguist Tasks:
- Linguists will be asked to transcribe and/or verify pronunciations in a web-based tool, according to language-specific phonemic transcription guidelines.
- Linguists will provide both general linguistic expertise and language-specific guidance as needed.
- Linguists may also be expected to help review and revise language-specific guidelines.

Linguist Qualifications:
- Native-speaker of the target language
- Professional working proficiency in English
- Degree in Linguistics or Language-related fields with substantial experience in phonetics/phonology or speech
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Good organizational skills and attention to detail
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts
- LCs need to own a personal computer and have access to a fast internet connection

The work can be done online with some flexibility. If you are qualified and interested, please send a brief introductory email and a CV to the application email provided below, and please specify your availability (hours/week) and when you could start.

If you are qualified and interested, please send a brief introductory email and a CV to the application email provided below, and please specify your availability (hours/week) and when you could start.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: info-linguistproductiveplayhouse.com
Contact Information:
Mrs Laura Maccabee
Email: info-linguistproductiveplayhouse.com


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