Overview

Appen is hiring Thai computational linguists who can support our client with deep text annotation. The initial contracts are for 3 months with a high possibility of extension.

Responsibilities

Develop CFG-style grammars for different languages and NLP task-oriented applications and/or define and implement higher level grammar architecture.

Annotate corpus of data with linguistic, syntactic, semantic and pragmatic information

Work closely with researchers and engineers by providing linguistic expertise

Monitor data acquisition and curation

Company:

Appen

Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications:

BSc degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics, or equivalent practical experience.
Experience developing projects or curricula from concept to completion and collaborating internationally with multiple partners on multi-quarter projects.
Experience in developing context-free grammars for NLU applications. Ability to speak and write Thai fluently and idiomatically.
Available to work onsite at the client’s facility in the Bay area.

Preferred qualifications:

1 year of experience in NLP research or related fields, with knowledge of semantics, syntax, morphology, phonetics, phonology, and/or discourse.
Independent worker with the ability to effectively operate with flexibility in a fast paced, constantly evolving team environment.
Team player with exceptional interpersonal and solution-oriented attitude.
Strong analytical, problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. Creative thinker with strong problem solving and analytical skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Multilingual speaker a plus

Language requirements:

Ability to speak and write Thai fluently and idiomatically.

Specific requirements:

Part Time is available for Grad students in Linguistics

Educational level:

Bachelor’s Degree

Level of experience (years):

Entry Level (Less than 2 years of Experience)

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying

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About Appen

Appen is a language technology solutions and consulting firm, recognized as a global leader in the quality, range and caliber of its expertise. We are focused on helping our clients reach international markets by leveraging our expertise in over 140 languages and dialects. Our clients are among the world’s top internet search engine and voice recognition providers. For more information come see us at http://www.appen.com.

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