LINGUIST List 11.646

Tue Mar 21 2000

Jobs: Comp Ling:Temporary Position at PAHO, USA

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  1. Marjorie Leon, Comp Ling:Temporary position at Pan American Health Organization, Washington,DC USA

Message 1: Comp Ling:Temporary position at Pan American Health Organization, Washington,DC USA

Date: 20 Mar 2000 23:59:25 -0000
From: Marjorie Leon <leonmarjpaho.org>
Subject: Comp Ling:Temporary position at Pan American Health Organization, Washington,DC USA


Rank of Job: Temporary position
Areas Required: Spanish Linguist
Other Desired Areas: Machine Translation
University or Organization: Pan American Health Organization
Department: Translation Services
State or Province: Washington, DC
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: 15 April 2000
Contact: Marjorie Leon leonmarjpaho.org

Address for Applications:
525 23rd St. N.W.
Washington
DC 20037
USA

PAHO is looking for a computational linguist with a knowledge of
Spanish and English and some programming experience in Visual C++ to
help put the finishing touches on the Windows version of the
PAHO MT System. This is a temporary position (April - September),
full- or part-time. It is an excellent opportunity to become familiar 
with a practical machine translation system. The work will include
refinement of the user interface for dictionary updating,
implementation
of new dictionary coding features, and enhancements to the parsers.
Master's degree in computational linguistics is preferred.
Native speaker of English or Spanish with strong command of
the other language. Please contact Dr. Marjorie Leon (202-974-3590)
for more details.
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