Jobs [freelancer] : computational linguist

[Jobs posted on 25 february on the linguistlist by Lionbridge]

Computational Linguist

University or Organization: Lionbridge
Job Location: , —————- (Telecommute)
Web Address:
Job Rank: Computational Linguists

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): Dutch (nld)
Portuguese (por)


Lionbridge is the leading provider of translation, development, language and testing solutions that enable clients to create, release, manage and maintain their technology applications and web content globally.

A key differentiator for Lionbridge is our global footprint, which enables us to deliver superior service to customers through local contacts and resources. We employ more than 4,200 specialists, including linguists, computational linguists, project managers, engineers, subject matter experts, content developers, application developers and quality assurance professionals, in 26 countries. We also work with a network of 85,000 independent multilingual workers including translators, interpreters, web raters and subject matter experts across more than 100 countries.

We are looking for Computational Linguists, for our current and possible future projects.

Required Skills/Background:
– Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computational Linguistics or Bachelor’s or Master’s in general linguistics and studies in Computational Linguistics
– Native European Portuguese or Dutch speaker
– Strong linguistic comprehension
– Experience in annotation/corpus/dictionary/terminology work
– Experience in Language Technology- either educational or work experience
– Experience in language tool development
– Experience in scripting languages (Python, XML, Regular Expression, etc.)
– Experience in annotation/corpus/dictionary/terminology work
– Experience in the field of phonetics and speech engines development is a plus
– Great attention to detail while working efficiently
– Good organizational and analytical skills
– Good communication skills
– Excellent English skills, other language skills are a plus
– Possibility to work part-time or full-time from home on freelancer basis, minimum 20 hours/week

Please send your application, CV and your hour rate request to us ASAP. Please include detailed info on your language skills and your availability within your application.

Application Deadline: 15-Mar-2014

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
HR Manager Kati Särkkä