26.2230, Jobs: Brazilian Portuguese; Discourse Analysis; Semantics; Syntax: Consultant, Appen

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Subject: 26.2230, Jobs: Brazilian Portuguese; Discourse Analysis; Semantics; Syntax: Consultant, Appen

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Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:45:09
From: Jasna Rustempasic [jrustempasic at appen.com]
Subject: Brazilian Portuguese; Discourse Analysis; Semantics; Syntax: Consultant, Appen, Sao Paolo, Brazil

 
University or Organization: Appen 
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: Sao Paolo, Brazil 
Web Address: http://www.appen.com
Job Title: Theoretical Linguist - Brazilian Portuguese
Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Discourse Analysis; Semantics; Syntax 

Required Language(s): Portuguese (por)

Description:

Project

Appen Butler Hill is seeking Theoretical Linguists for advanced syntactic and
semantic projects for Brazilian Portuguese.

Project Information

Location: Brazil, proximity to Sao Palo preferred
Hours: Full time (40h/week)
Length: The project will start in May 2015 and is scheduled to last 9-12
months.

Tasks

- Main responsibilities include providing high-quality semantic annotations
according to language-specific guidelines for Named Entity annotation and
coreference resolution.
- The successful candidate has an advanced background in Theoretical
Linguistics with an emphasis on semantic, syntactic and/or discourse analysis.
Previous experience with annotation projects, advanced data annotations, and
familiarity with Dependency Grammars are a plus.

Requirements

- The candidate must be located in Brazil, preferably in the Sao Paolo area.
- B.A. degree or higher in Linguistics or related field
- Native knowledge of target language
- Excellent written communication skills in English
- Strong background in syntax and grammar engineering
- Ability to quickly understand new linguistic technologies and client/project
needs
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Demonstrated organizational skills with attention to detail

Additional Information

The project requires excellent English reading, writing and communication
skills. Strong computer skills and greater than average comfort with software
and technology are expected. You will be required to sign a legally binding
non-disclosure agreement at the time of contract negotiation.



Application Deadline: 30-Jun-2015 (Open until filled)
	  
Web Address for Applications: https://erec.appen.com/sap/bc/erecruiting/posting_apply?param=cG9zdF9pbnN0X2d1aWQ9MDA1MDU2ODA3Qjk5MUVENEJBRDcwMENBOEFDNkJGMzkmY2FuZF90eXBlPQ%3d%3d&sap-client=300 
Contact Information:
	Jasna Rustempasic 
	Email: jrustempasic at appen.com 


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