Swahili Linguist (Corpus Annotation)


Enterfive Inc. is looking for corpus annotators for Swahili. The ideal candidate will have experience annotating in Swahili. You must have a deep understanding of the language morphology and syntax as well as logical and lexical semantics. You love grammar and are willing to learn about a new grammatical framework.

To be successful in this role, you should have a keen eye for detail and be fluent in English language in addition to Swahili.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Implement linguistic frameworks and annotation guidelines
  • Consistently and accurately annotate texts on different layers:
  1. polarity detection and
  2. semantic representations
  • Language data processing including making corrections, word stemming, morphological features
  • Work with the research team to provide linguistic expertise: raise issues, contribute to the annotation guidelines and expanding the dataset

Skills & Qualifications

  • A background in linguistics or a related field
  • Be a native-speaker of Swahili
  • Be fluent in English
  • Annotation experience or proven knowledge of grammar/parse trees
  • Proficiency working with word processors and spreadsheets
  • Experience working as a linguist in the technology industry is a plus


Competitive and including bonus opportunities.

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