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LANGUAGE RESEARCHER
Summary
Title:LANGUAGE RESEARCHER
ID:1239
Department:Training Division
Description
LANGUAGE RESEARCHER
 
Location:  Hyattsville, Maryland

Position reports to the Program Manager.

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
 
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


Founded in 1995, JTG is an Employee-Owned Company that is specialized in language services, training, and analytics. JTG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 
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