LINGUIST List 11.2742

Sun Dec 17 2000

Jobs: (Comp) Linguist, Language & Computing, Belgium

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  1. CEUSTERS Werner, (Comp) Linguists at Language & Computing nv, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Message 1: (Comp) Linguists at Language & Computing nv, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Date: 17 Dec 2000 08:46:10 -0000
From: CEUSTERS Werner <>
Subject: (Comp) Linguists at Language & Computing nv, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Computational linguist
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Language & Computing nv
Department: R&D
State or Province: Oost-Vlaanderen
Country: Belgium
Final Date of Application: 02-02-2001
Contact: CEUSTERS Werner

Address for Applications:
Hazenakkerstraat 20A
Oost-Vlaanderen B-9520

Language & Computing nv (, active in multi-lingual
medical natural language understanding, has the following 2 positions

Job 1: Computational Linguist/Programmer

We require a computational linguist with experience in Semantic
Analysis, to support the task of automatic syntactic/semantic analysis
using a wide-coverage grammar. The applicant should also have
experience in most of the following areas:

* Experienced in either functional formalisms (e.g., Systemic
Functional Linguistics) or dependency formalisms.
* Knowledge of Flemish (or other germanic languages) is a plus, but
not necessary.
* Experience with descriptive logics (KL-ONE, etc.) for semantic
* Some programming experience is necessary, and experience with any of
C, C++, Lisp, or Java is an advantage (or a willingness to learn).

We are seeking candidates at the post-doctoral level, preferably with
project experience. Those without doctorate but with strong project
experience will also be considered. Renumeration will be in line with

Job 2: Linguist/Computational Linguist

We require a computational linguist (or computer-able linguist) to aid
in the development of a wide-coverage dependency grammar of Flemish.
Experience of either Systemic-Functional grammars, dependency
grammars, or lexicalised approaches (e.g., LTAGS, LFG) will be an
advantage. Some ability with Flemish is also preferred.

Applicants should have an undergraduate degree majoring in
Linguistics, or equivalent experience. Doctoral students and
post-doctoral researchers are also welcome to apply. Renumeration
will be in line with experience.
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