Sudanese Arabic - Linguist

6 months ago



Appen is looking to hire native Sudanese Arabic speaker with academic background in Linguistics.

The work will involve assisting in the creation of Sudanese-Arabic database which consists of phonetic transcription of words spelled in Arabic. The phonetic transcription is in SAMPA.


Most of the linguist's time will be spent on reviewing phonetic transcriptions written in Arabic. Orientation in Appen processes will be provided.


Project Details

  • Project start date is TBD
  • The successfuly candidate will work from home
  • Expected number of hours is at least 15 per week
  • Contract lenght is approximately 4 months



  • Must have, or be currently taking a university degree in Linguistics
  • Must be a native speaker of Sudanese Arabic
  • Must have training in phonetic transcripiton. Hence, the candidate must have completed classess in phonetics and phonology
  • Good typing and computer skills
  • Must pass the unvowelised Arabic spelling test (Arabic - MSA Spelling Test - Unvowelised).
  • Must pass SAMPA phonetic transcription test
  • Must be able to understand and follow detailed instructions written in English
  • Must have reliable internet connection

Once you register, please go to AppenOnline: and take the unvowelised Arabic spelling test (Arabic - MSA Spelling Test - Unvowelised).

Attach your resume detailing your linguistic experience.


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