LINGUIST List 12.1506

Wed Jun 6 2001

Jobs: Computational Ling, Sail Labs Barcelona Spain

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  1. Albert Llorens, Computational Linguists (English, German): at Sail Labs, Barcelona Spain

Message 1: Computational Linguists (English, German): at Sail Labs, Barcelona Spain

Date: 6 Jun 2001 07:28:21 -0000
From: Albert Llorens <>
Subject: Computational Linguists (English, German): at Sail Labs, Barcelona Spain

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Computational Linguists (English, German)
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Sail Labs
Department: Language Pair Development
State or Province: Barcelona
Country: Spain
Final Date of Application: open
Contact: Albert Llorens

Address for Applications:
c/ Roger de Lluria 50, 1er
Barcelona 08009


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

* Speech technology 
* Translation technology 
* Content technology 

In the Munich head office and in its branches in Berlin, Barcelona, and
Vienna, 190 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

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 proficiency in English or German and excellent knowledge of
some other western European language.
* 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.
* Knowledge of other languages will also be a plus.

Working language: English

Starting date:	September/October 2001

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 by email to:

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