Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Onomastic Analyst at Ethnic Technologies

Job Announcement by Ethnic Technologies


Applied Linguistics; Onomastics: Researcher, Ethnic Technologies, New Jersey, USA

Employer: Ethnic Technologies

Research and Product Development


Job Location: New Jersey, USA

Rank or Title: Researcher

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics, Onomastics

Date Posted: 19-Aug-2013

Job Description: Role: Research and Product Development Associate/ Onomastic Analyst

The Opportunity:

Ethnic Technologies is currently seeking to recruit a Research and Product Development Associate with a background/interest in Applied Onomastics to join the Research Department.

As a member of the Research Department, the Research and Product Development Associate is responsible for classifying names by ethnicity, seeing patterns within lists of names, analyzing large textual data sets, and thinking creatively to define rules that will further classify these patterns. Through this work, the Research and Product Development Associate is continuing to build and improve a predictive software system, the industry-leading product in multicultural marketing.

The ideal candidate has a background in Linguistics, particularly in Onomastics, and experience with text pattern recognition and morpheme recognition. The ideal candidate is interested in Geography, Ancestry, History, Sociology, Demography, Culture, People, and puzzling out answers.

Bachelor Degree or Equivalent Required.

Skills and Competencies:
- Excellent Microsoft Office skills, especially Microsoft Excel
- Strong English written and verbal communication
- Self-driven and self-motivated. Works independently within set objectives.
- Experience with SQL or any programming language
- Fluency or competency in at least one second language
- Experience with Data Visualization and Descriptive Statistics
- Knowledge of American FactFinder
- Experience with marketing, particularly multicultural marketing
- Ability to work as part of a team

Ethnic Technologies offers a competitive base salary with health benefits and a 401k program.

About the Company:
We are a growing and successful direct marketing database software company located in South Hackensack, NJ.

We are the leading provider of multicultural marketing data, ethnic identification software, and ethnic data appending services. To this end, our experts are constantly learning about the interaction of people through studying their names, culture, and geography.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Lisa Radding the application email address below.

She is Director of Research at Ethnic Technologies (http://www.linkedin.com/in/raddinglisahttp://www.shapirofellowship.org/lisa-radding)

Please only apply if you are interested in a full time position, located in South Hackensack, NJ. No telecommuting.

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Email:          to be found on the LINGUIST LIST website.
Contact Information: Lisa  Radding

Phone: 866-333-8324 ext.111