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Job Announcement: Appen Butler Hill

Thai; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax; Part-of-Speech Annotation: Consultant, Appen Butler Hill

Employer: Appen Butler Hill

Job Location: ---------------- (Telecommute)
Title: Thai Linguist
Rank: Consultant
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Part-of-Speech Annotation
Language Specialty: Thai
LL Issue: 24.1480
Date Submitted: 01-Apr-2013
Job Description: Appen Butler Hill is seeking expert linguists who are native Thai speakers to work on a part-of-speech annotation project.

Main responsibilities include providing high-quality annotations of Thai corpora with a moderately complex tag set according to specific guidelines. The successful candidate has a background in Linguistics with emphasis on syntax and/or morphology. Previous experience with Part-of-Speech annotation projects is a big plus.

The project will start right away and will continue until the middle of May 2013. All work is done remotely; average time commitment will be approximately 20-30 hours per week.

Required skills:
- Native Thai speaker with good ability to read English instructions.
- Bachelor Degree in Linguistics or higher, specializing in morphology, syntax and/or semantics.
- A preference for or experience with POS tagging.
- Attention to detail.
- Good internet connection.

Additional information:
You will be required to sign a legally binding non-disclosure agreement at the time of contract negotiation.

We offer a competitive, hourly pay rate DOE (to be paid as 1099 self-employment income).
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application URL: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=4&rid=546
Contact Information: Daphne  Guericke
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