Job Openings >> LANGUAGE RESEARCHER
LANGUAGE RESEARCHER
Summary
Title:LANGUAGE RESEARCHER
ID:1239
Department:Training Division
Description
LANGUAGE RESEARCHER
 
JTG has 20 years of experience providing end-to-end solutions for customers who require deep knowledge of global intelligence, yet the agility to help them respond to a rapidly changing world. We offer four interconnected service areas: Global Perspectives, Analytics, Training and Language. In addition to exciting career challenges and opportunities, JTG offers a dynamic, multicultural environment. JTG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
JTG is currently seeking Language Researchers in the following areas of research involving less commonly taught languages:
 
  • Somali
  • Maghrebi varieties of Arabic
  • Other African languages, including members of the Nilo-Sharan, Niger-Congo (including Mande), and Afroasiatic families
  • Chinese
  • Korean
 
Location:  Hyattsville, Maryland
 
Description:
 
The ideal candidate must be capable of developing or assisting in the development of linguistics products such as bilingual dictionaries and glossaries; annotated readers at ILR levels 2-4; grammars; text books; hand books; phrase books; and word lists. Additionally, the researcher will provide grammatical descriptions of languages which are undocumented or poorly documented.
 
Requirements:
 
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Highly proficient skills in language of interest
  • Five years’ experience in applied linguistic research
  • Ability to work independently as a developer and author of linguistics products
 
Preferred:
 
  • Graduate degree in linguistics or related field
  • Authorship of published reference or training materials in target language, linguistics, or related area studies
  • Ten years’ experience in applied linguistic research
  • Native skills in language of interest
Powered by ApplicantStack