Linguist/Language Specialist

Remote-Remote
6 months ago
ID
2017-1145
Category
Linguist

Overview

Linguists/Language Professionals, are you interested in becoming a part of something big? Appen has great opportunities for you!

 

As a global leader, we help some of the world’s top technology companies reach international markets by leveraging our expertise in over 150 languages and dialects.

 

Right now, we are seeking skilled professional Linguists and Language Professionals who are native or near native speakers in a variety of global languages, and with fluency in English.

These contract positions pay competitively based on your experience and we have opportunities in a variety of locations across the world, a great majority of them being virtual.

 

We may not have a project for you now, but we encourage you to complete this application for future opportunities within the Appen Talent Network!

There are opportunities in specialty fields, including:

  • Translation
  • Localization
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Lexicography
  • Morphology
  • Phonetics
  • Phonology
  • Prosody
  • Semantics
  • Syntax

 

Requirements 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Language related field or Linguistics 
  • Master’s or Ph.D., a plus
  • Fluent written and spoken English skills (some projects require excellent English reading, writing and communication skills)
  • Solid understanding of NLP technologies and/or computational linguistics, preferred for linguist positions
  • Strong computer skills in a Windows environment and greater than average comfort with software and technology are expected
  • US residents must have US work authorization (US citizen or permanent resident).

 

Unfortunately, Appen cannot sponsor employment visas at this time.

 

These exciting opportunities are contract positions, so the competitive, hourly pay is paid as 1099 self-employment income. You will be required to sign a legally binding non-disclosure agreement at the time of contract negotiation. If that works for you, and you are eager to work on challenging projects with global impact, we want to hear from you!

 

Please include your CV and list your native and other language skills and the level of compentency, as well as your availability

 

 

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