LINGUIST List 13.150

Tue Jan 22 2002

Jobs: Human Language Technologies: at ELDA, in France

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  1. Magali Duclaux, Human Language Technologies: project manager at ELDA, Paris France

Message 1: Human Language Technologies: project manager at ELDA, Paris France

Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2002 10:51:18 +0100
From: Magali Duclaux <>
Subject: Human Language Technologies: project manager at ELDA, Paris France

ELDA is pleased to announce that a new position
is available in Paris.
You will find below a description in English and in
English Version:

Evaluation project manager (junior or senior) position at ELDA, Paris,

In the framework of its evaluation activities, ELDA is
currently looking for an evaluation project manager (junior
or senior).

Under the supervision of the CEO, the project manager will be involved
in the evaluation of Human Language Technologies at ELDA. He or she
will be in particular in charge of the evaluation of information
retrieval systems. This yields excellent opportunities for highly
creative, and motivated candidates who wish to participate actively in
building the European Union HLT field.

- Advanced degree in computer science, computational
linguistics, library and information science, knowledge
management or similar fields;
- Good knowledge of the evaluation programs in Europe
and the US;
- Good knowledge of the various evaluation protocols
(e.g. TREC, MUC, HUB);
- Experience in project management;
- Ability to work independently and in a team;
- Proficiency in both French and English languages.

The European Language Resources Association (ELRA) is a non-profit
making organisation founded by the European Commission in 1995, with
the mission of providing a clearing house for language resources and
promoting Human Language Technologies.

The Evaluation and Language resources Distribution Agency (ELDA) is
ELRA's operational body. ELDA identifies, collects, markets, evaluates
and distributes language resources, along with the dissemination of
general information in the field of HLT. To find out more about ELRA
and ELDA, please visit our web site:

The position is based in Paris and is open now. The candidate should
have the citizenship (or residency papers) of a European Union

Salary: commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should E-mail, Fax, or post a cover letter addressing
the points listed above, together with a Curriculum Vitae, to:
55-57, rue Brillat Savarin
75013 Paris FRANCE
Tel : +33 1 43 13 33 33 ; Fax : +33 1 43 13 33 30
E-mail :

Version fran�aise :

Poste � pourvoir: charg� d'�tudes en �valuation ELDA, Paris, France

Dans le cadre de ses activit�s en �valuation de syst�mes en ing�nierie
linguistique, ELDA offre un poste de charg� d'�tudes en �valuation.

Missions :
Sous la supervision du directeur g�n�ral, le charg� d'�tudes en
�valuation aura la responsabilit� de la gestion de projets relatifs �
l'�valuation de syst�mes en ing�nierie linguistique, notamment
l'�valuation de syst�mes de recherche et d'extraction de

Profil :
- Formation de niveau Bac+5 en ing�nierie linguistique, sciences
de l'information, ou en gestion �lectronique de documents;
- Bonne connaissance des programmes et des protocoles d'�valuation
en Europe et aux Etats Unis (ex. TREC, MUC);
- Exp�rience en gestion de projets (capacit� organisationnelle, bonne
- Capacit� � travailler seul et en �quipe;
- Bilingue anglais/fran�ais.

Cr��e en 1995, l'Agence pour l'Evaluation et la Distribution de
Ressources Linguistiques (ELDA) est l'organisme op�rationnel d'ELRA
(Association Europ�enne de Ressources Linguistiques) et a pour mission
la collecte, la commercialisation, la distribution et l'�valuation de
ressources linguistiques, ainsi que la diffusion de renseignements
d'ordre g�n�ral li�s au domaine de l'ing�nierie linguistique. Pour en
savoir plus sur ELDA, visitez 

Ce poste est � pourvoir imm�diatement et est bas� � Paris. Le candidat
doit appartenir � un des pays membre de l'Union europ�enne ou y �tre

R�mun�ration selon qualifications et exp�riences.

Les candidatures doivent �tre adress�es � :
55-57, rue Brillat Savarin
75013 Paris FRANCE
Tel : +33 1 43 13 33 33 ; Fax : +33 1 43 13 33 30
M�l :
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