Jobs [ ]: Linguistics

[Jobs posted on April 25th 2014 by Linguee GmbH on Linguist List]

Language Professionals

University or Organization: Linguee GmbH 
Job Location: Köln, Germany 
Web Address:
Job Title: Language Professionals for Lexicographic Tasks
Job Rank: Language Professionals

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Lexicography; Text/Corpus Linguistics 

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                     French (fra) 
                     German (deu) 
                     Japanese (jpn) 
                     Portuguese (por) 
                     Spanish (spa) 


We are seeking language professionals such as linguists, translators, interpreters, language instructors, and/or lexicographers to work on our dictionaries for the languages:

German – English
French – English
Spanish – English
Portuguese – English
Japanese – English

You will work on a freelance basis from home using an online editing program.

According to your experience tasks include:
– Grammatical information, e.g. inflections, verb valency, gender, part of speech
– Examples for vocabulary entries in our dictionary
– Evaluation of translations

The candidates we seek:
– Have excellent proficiency in one of the language pairs listed above
– Are native speakers of one (or both) language(s)
– Are experienced in working with texts (proofreading, linguistic analysis, and/or translation)
– Frequently use the internet
– Have a keen eye for grammatical and orthographic details
– Have a strong feeling for language

An advanced degree in Linguistics and/or Literature is definitely a plus.

Furthermore, we frequently offer student jobs for linguistics, translation, or philology students who are highly proficient in any of the above language pairs listed.

Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: 
Contact Information:
Dr. Silvia Lipski 
Phone: 0049 221 169 33 668