LINGUIST List 12.345

Fri Feb 9 2001

Jobs: Comp Ling: Director at WordStream, MA, USA

Editor for this issue: Michael Appleby <>


  1. Joanne Samuelson, Comp Ling: Director at WordStream Inc, MA, USA

Message 1: Comp Ling: Director at WordStream Inc, MA, USA

Date: 8 Feb 2001 21:20:45 -0000
From: Joanne Samuelson <>
Subject: Comp Ling: Director at WordStream Inc, MA, USA

Rank of Job: Director
Areas Required: Computational Linguist
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: WordStream Inc.
Department: HR
State or Province: Massachusetts
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: TBD
Contact: Joanne Samuelson

Address for Applications:
48 Grove St. #201 
MA 02144

Director of Language Development, Computational Linguist

Opportunity to join an exciting young company with a creative approach
to language translation. WordStream isn't trying to be another
Machine Translation company but rather has redefined the problem and
is solving it with a unique technology based on an Interlingua.
Competitive salary and benefits. Metropolitan Boston location.

Job Description:

Computational linguist to lead development and design of commercial
interlingua MT system and to manage a team of linguists. The job will
involve determining the conceptual framework for the development of a
lexical database and grammar system. Candidate will need to work
closely with Software Development team to ensure coordination of
linguistic and technical requirements.

Job Requirements:

- Master's (PhD preferred) in Computational Linguistics or related
- Fluent in English and at least one other language, preferably one of
the following: German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese or Chinese.
- Excellent communication skills as well as the ability to both
motivate a team and be a team player.

Highly Desirable:

- Experience with commercial MT systems along with project management
and implementation of MT applications.
- Experience managing linguists and technology specialists. 
- Familiarity with linguistic resources (corpora, grammars, parsers,
- Programming skills (knowledge of perl, java, or C++). 
-Experience in grammar and lexicon development.

Interested parties should contact:
WordStream Inc.
48 Grove St. Suite 201
Somerville MA 02144
Tel 617-666-7700 X231
Fax 617-666-2850
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