LINGUIST List 12.195

Thu Jan 25 2001

Jobs: Comp Ling, EU Langs at SAIL LABS, Spain

Editor for this issue: Michael Appleby <>


  1. Albert Llorens, Comp Ling, French/German/Portugese/Italian/Greek at SAIL LABS, Spain

Message 1: Comp Ling, French/German/Portugese/Italian/Greek at SAIL LABS, Spain

Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2001 10:40:02 +0100
From: Albert Llorens <>
Subject: Comp Ling, French/German/Portugese/Italian/Greek at SAIL LABS, Spain


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

* Language technology
* Translation technology
* Content technology

In the Munich head office and in its branches in Berlin, Barcelona,
Antwerp 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 or near-native proficiency in at least two of the following
languages: English, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Greek.
* 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 by email

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