LINGUIST List 11.1788

Wed Aug 23 2000

Jobs: Comp Ling/English/German/Portuguese, Sail Labs

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  1. Albert Llorens, Computational Linguistics (English, German, Portuguese): Sail Labs (Barcelona)

Message 1: Computational Linguistics (English, German, Portuguese): Sail Labs (Barcelona)

Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2000 13:22:55 +0100
From: Albert Llorens <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics (English, German, Portuguese): Sail Labs (Barcelona)


Sail Labs is one of the world's leading R&D companies in the field of "Natural
Language Understanding". With the slogan "Innovation in Understanding", the
company is focusing on three core development areas:

* Language technology
* Translation technology
* Content technology

In the Munich head office and in its branches in Berlin, Barcelona,
Antwerp and Vienna, 160 developers are working on solutions, products
and components related to the understanding of natural languages.

For the further expansion of our highly motivated team in Barcelona we are
looking for qualified professionals for the area of translation technologies.

Candidate tasks and profiles:


Your tasks:
* Design, development and maintenance of formal grammars for our several new or
existing translation engines.
* Design and development of the linguistic components of our new generation of
translation systems.

Your profile:
* University degree in philosophy, linguistics, computational linguistics or
equivalent, with a strong background in natural language processing.
* Native or near-native proficiency in at least two of the following languages:
English, German, Portuguese.
* Programming experience.
* Effective communication skills in written and spoken English.
* Experience in machine translation and/or developing formal grammars for
natural language processing applications will be a plus.

Working language: English

Starting date: As soon as possible

Office location: Center of Barcelona (in the charming 19th century district
Eixample, within walking distance from the old part of the city and from the
famous 'Las Ramblas')

You will join a young, international, and highly motivated team. SAIL
LABS combines research and development of market-ready products. This
will thus offer a great opportunity to those people who want to apply
their acquired knowledge and skills in real-world conditions.

More information about SAIL LABS can be found at the web page 

If you are interested, send CV and cover letter in English either by surface
mail to:

 Roger de Lluria, 50 1-B

 Fax: +34 - 93 - 487 76 19

or by email to

indicating on the envelope or in the subject of the email the job reference.

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