[Corpora-List] [JOB Opportunity] Linguist for Tibetan language

Supheakmungkol SARIN mungkol at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 16:34:59 CEST 2016


Linguist for Tibetan language

*Job description:*

As a Tibetan linguist, you will be providing linguistic analysis, annotations and reviews for Tibetan data. You will also contribute to a number of other tasks to improve natural language understanding and speech processing.

This is a contract position for an estimated 25-40 hrs per week for 6 months. The tasks include:

- drafting linguistic guidelines

- annotating and reviewing Tibetan texts according to linguistic guidelines

- labeling text with semantic, syntactic and morphological features

- annotating lexicon entries according to guidelines

- creating verbalisation rules, such as expanding URLs, email addresses, numbers

- creating annotation conventions

- providing expertise on pronunciation and phonotactics

- working with QA tools according to given guidelines and using in-house tools

*Requirements:*

*- *a native-level speaker of Tibetan and fluent in English

- advanced degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics or equivalent experience / qualification, with knowledge of semantics, syntax, morphology and/or lexicography a plus

- keen ear for phonetic nuances and attention to detail; knowledge of the language’s phonology

- ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; learn in-house tools

- interest in technology and computer-literate

- should have an interest in natural language processing, linguistics, linguistic resources

- excellent oral and written communication skills

For immediate consideration, please e-mail your CV and a cover letter in English (in PDF format) with “Linguist for Tibetan Language” in the subject line

*Please indicate your language proficiency level for Tibetan and English.*

*Please apply if you’re currently in the USA and can work from New York city. *E-mail address for applications: answer.nemo at gmail.com

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