Remote | Freelance | Part-time

US English/Spanish (Latin American) Bilingual Linguist

Job Locations: Remote-Remote

ID 2019-4496

Category Linguist

Overview

Appen is looking for bilingual US English native-level speakers, who possess language skills in Latin American Spanish locales for an upcoming lexicon development project.

Task:

  • The candidates will be working on linguistic annotation.
  • They will be checking and validating pronunciations of persons’ names.
  • Linguists will be required to provide pronunciation variants that capture the varieties in which names can be pronounced.

Project Details:

Start date: March 2019

Hours required: 15-25 per week

Project duration: approximately 50 weeks

Requirements:

  • Native level US English language skills
  • Fluency in any Latin American Spanish locale
  • Degree in linguistics or similar field
  • Knowledge of SAMPA/IPA
  • Expertise in phonetics/phonology is highly desirable
  • Qualified candidates must pass SAMPA screener

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