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  • Gulf Arabic Linguist/Phonetician

    Job Locations Remote-Global
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/5/2019 6:33 AM)
    ID
    2019-4405
    Category
    Project Management
  • Overview

    Appen is seeking resumes of qualified Gulf Arabic native level speakers with strong background in Phonetics

     

    Proof-reading and providing feedback on phonetic transcription guidelines specifically concerning emphasis spread; proof-reading and correction of phonetic transcriptions of place names in Gulf Arabic following Appen guidelines, using our online tool.

     

    Project Information:

    • The project start date is asap.
    • The successful candidate will work from home.
    • The candidate will be expected to dedicate anywhere from 5 to 20 hours per week.

     Requirements:

    • Must have, or be currently taking, a university degree in Linguistics.
    • Must be a native level speaker of Gulf Arabic.
    • The candidate must have training in phonetic transcription. Hence, the candidate must have completed classes in phonetics and phonology.
    • Good typing and computer skills essential.
    • Must pass SAMPA phonetic transcription test.
    • Must be able to understand and follow detailed instructions written in English.

    Preferred Skills

    • Published Research (including theses) on an aspect of Gulf Arabic phonology

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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