Job Title:
Junior Linguist [Dutch]

Linguistic Field(s):
NLP, Syntax, Semantics, Lexicography, Morphology, Phonetics, Phonology

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Job Description:
The role of the Junior Linguist is to annotate and review linguistic data in Dutch. The Junior Linguist will also contribute to a number of other tasks to improve natural language processing. The tasks include:

– Annotating and reviewing linguistic data
– Labeling text for disambiguation, expansion, and text normalization
– Annotating lexicon entries according to guidelines
– Evaluating current system outputs
– Deriving NLP/TTS data for new and ongoing projects
– Be able to work independently with confidence and little oversight

Minimum Requirements:
– Native-level speaker of Dutch and fluent in English
– Knowledge of phonetics, phonology, semantics, syntax, morphology or lexicography
– Experience in annotation work
– Excellent oral and written communication skills
– Attention to detail and good organizational skills

Desired Skills:
– Degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics or Speech processing
– Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; learn in-house tools
– Keen interest in technology and computer-literate
– Listening Skills
– Fast and Accurate Keyboard Typing Skills
– Editing, Grammar Check and Proofing Skills

Project duration: up to 2 years

This is not a permanent position but a full-time contract position.


How to apply: For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English (in PDF format) with “Junior Linguists [Dutch]” in the subject line.

E-mail address for applications: AdvancedLinguistics@gmail.com

Application deadline: Open until filled

Contact information: Vikki Ha

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