Appen

  • Iraqi Arabic Linguistic Consultant

    Job Locations Remote-Global
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/29/2018 2:27 PM)
    ID
    2018-4014
    Category
    Linguist
  • Overview

    Project:

     

    Appen is seeking resumes of qualified Iraqi Arabic linguist for a lexicon project. The linguist's task will be to transcribe place names with Iraqi Arabic SAMPA symbols to reflect how those speakers would pronounce the words. The output of those projects will be used in car navigation systems.
    1 linguist is needed. Successful candidate will help to review and validate the lexicon.

    This is a remote working opportunity. Qualified linguists who have 10-15 hours’ availability per week during the project timeline are encouraged to register regardless of their location.
    The PM will contact qualified candidate with a screening test and other project information.


    Project Information:

     

    Location: Remote
    Hours: 10-15 hours per week
    Length: 4 weeks

     

    Tasks:

     

    Review and validate Iraqi Arabic pronunciation lexicon for place names

     

    Requirements:

     

    Native level Iraqi Arabic speakers
    Academic background in Linguistics (phonetics)
    IPA/SAMPA transcription experience
    Available for 10-15 hours/week in the project timeline


    Preferred Skills:

     

    Iraqi Arabic phonology knowledge

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