Linguistics Research Project – Appen (Remote)

Project Task

This project involves source research for a list of terms in US English, the grammatical expansion of those terms (morphological variants), the categorization of each variant with respect to identity (i.e., does or can the word refer to people and, if so, does it refer to ethnicity, sexual orientation, political opinion, etc.) and connotation judgments for each word (i.e., whether or not the word has or can have a pejorative connotation).

Purpose of the Project

The purpose of this project is to help identify hate speech online. In addition to the main project, we are collecting in-group judgments for specific identity groups to ensure the data is inclusive and unbiased

Requirements

  • A native speaker of US English
  • A degree in linguistics or translation.

Click the ‘APPLY‘ and follow the instructions to complete your application

*Once you opened the link, it will direct you to our registration page. Please complete the needed details for the project to qualify. Make sure that you input the United States of America as your Country and Language Region then input English as Primary Language.

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Please do let me know if you have any questions or clarifications regarding the project, you can email me at fdipon@appen.com.

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