LINGUIST List 12.3159

Fri Dec 21 2001

Jobs: Computational Ling:Farsi/Urdu/Arabic, CA USA

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  1. Remi Zajac, Computational Ling: Farsi/Urdu/Arabic: at Systran Software Inc.,CA USA

Message 1: Computational Ling: Farsi/Urdu/Arabic: at Systran Software Inc.,CA USA

Date: 21 Dec 2001 00:01:53 -0000
From: Remi Zajac <>
Subject: Computational Ling: Farsi/Urdu/Arabic: at Systran Software Inc.,CA USA

Areas Required: Computational Linguist: Farsi, Urdu, Arabic
University or Organization: Systran Software Inc.
State or Province: San Diego, CA
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: NA
Contact: Remi Zajac

Address for Applications:
9333 Genesee Avenue
San Diego
CA 92121

Computational Linguist: Farsi, Urdu, Arabic. San Diego, CA

Systran Software Inc., a leader in Machine Translation technology
located in San Diego CA, is expanding and developing a new range of MT
technologies. We are seeking a highly qualified and energetic
computational linguist.

This person will be responsible for the development of new language
pairs: Farsi, Urdu and Arabic to English. This person will work with
other computational linguists in the English team, and with
lexicographers and testers. This is an opportunity to work in an
evolving environment.

The primary task is to design morphological analyzers, lexicon and
syntactic grammars, and implement morphological analyzer. Other
responsibilities include: contribute to and supervise the development
of translation dictionaries; Implement analysis and transfer grammars;
Design and supervise testing; Publicize and present project to

The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree in linguistics, will be
a native speaker of one of the 3 languages involved, and will have a
good understanding of a second one. Other qualifications include
knowledge of computational linguistics, and high level knowledge of
Persian, Arabic and Urdu morphology and syntax. Programming skills are a
plus. Previous experience in computational linguistics is recommended.

Contact: Remi Zajac, Director of Computational Linguistics
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