[Corpora-List] Corpus Developer Required

Siri Hansen shansen at chambersharrap.co.uk
Thu May 19 12:44:00 CEST 2005



Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd are dictionary and reference publishers,
based in central Edinburgh, Scotland.

We are looking for a corpus developer to assist in the creation of an
English language corpus for in-house use in dictionary compilation. The
corpus will be available to editors working on monolingual English
dictionaries as well as to those compiling bilingual dictionaries.

The developer will be responsible for corpus design, sourcing
appropriate technologies, software implementation and text-gathering
methodology, as well as consulting with editorial staff to ensure
representativeness of content. The corpus development will need to be
flexible to ensure ease of future expansion and be integratable with
related elements such as our Wordtrack reading programme for tracking
new words.

The corpus developer should have degree-level qualifications in
linguistics and experience of corpus development. They will be a
self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision within a team

Please send your cv, letter of application and an indication of your
salary expectations, to Dr Siri Hansen (Data Manager) - by email
(shansen at chambersharrap.co.uk) or by post: Chambers Harrap Publishers
Ltd, 7 Hopetoun Crescent, Edinburgh EH7 4AY.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 7 June 2005.

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