Jobs [temporary position, 6-12 months]: Linguistics

[Job posted on june 19th 2015 by Google on Linguist List]

Burmese Linguists

University or Organization: Google, Inc.
Job Location: , —————-
Web Address:
Job Title: Burmese Linguists
Job Rank: Contractor; Other

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Burmese (mya)


Burmese Linguists

Job description:

As a Burmese linguist, you will be annotating and reviewing linguistic data in
Burmese. You will also contribute to a number of other tasks to improve
natural language processing.

This is a contract position for an estimated 40 hours per week for a period of
6-12 months. You will be mostly working from home. Part of the job may require
you to come in close proximity to Yangon for training and subsequent
intermediary meetings.

The tasks include:

– Annotating and reviewing Burmese texts according to linguistic guidelines
– Labeling text with semantic, syntactic and morphological features
– Annotating lexicon entries according to guidelines


– A native Burmese speaker from Myanmar and fluent in English
– Degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics or similar, with knowledge
of semantics, syntax, morphology and/or lexicography
– Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; learn in-house tools
– Keen interest in technology and computer-literate
– Should have an interest in natural language processing, linguistics,
linguistic resources
– Excellent oral and written communication skills
– Attention to detail and good organizational skills
– Ability to work independently from home with reliable internet connectivity

Project duration: 6-12 months

For immediate consideration, please e-mail your CV and a cover letter in
English (in PDF format) with “Burmese Linguists” in the subject line to the
application email address below.

Application deadline: June 30

Application Deadline: 30-Jun-2015

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Linne Ha

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