California is awash in jobs for linguists this Spring...
Update 5/24/14: Branding and Marketing
Consultant, Verbal Identity
B.A. degree, backgrounds of interest include any verbal-focused or writing intensive field (e.g. Linguistics)
Text Analytics Consultant
Medallia, Inc. - Palo Alto,California
Background in Linguistics
Demonstrated interest in technology
Strong preference for a French or German native speaker
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SF Bay Area
Responsibilities: Support the development of next-generation language products in the areas of speech and language technologies and systems. Support the administration of user studies
Qualifications: Senior undergraduate or graduate students in Applied Linguistics, or related fields
Analytical Linguist, Ads Human Evaluation
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Responsibilities: Direct, monitor, train, and manage the day-to-day work of temporary workers.
Work directly with engineers and statisticians to devise and run experiments to answer specific questions about advertising and product quality.
Minimum Qualifications: MA/MS or PhD degree in an analytical field (e.g., Linguistics, Cognitive Science, Statistics, Mathematics), or equivalent practical experience.
Experience working with large quantities of data.
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Lexical Resource Manager
M.A. or PhD in Linguistics or related field
Strong background in phonology