LINGUIST List 14.3435

Thu Dec 11 2003

Jobs: Computational Ling: Manager, ELDA, France

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Message 1: Evaluation of Human Language Technologies: Manager, ELDA, France

Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 07:12:30 -0500 (EST)
From: duclaux <duclauxelda.fr>
Subject: Evaluation of Human Language Technologies: Manager, ELDA, France



University or Organization: ELDA
Rank of Job: Manager
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics, Evaluatiion of HLT


Description:

EVALUATION DEPARTMENT

ELDA has been strongly expanding its activities in the evaluation of
Human Language Technologies (HLT). The evaluation department at ELDA
exists to promote HLT evaluation activities in Europe, and to act as a
clearing house for this area with the support of a network of
evaluation units based on a large number of European institutes, both
public research centres and private companies.

In the context of two projects, funded by the European Union´┐ŻEuro(tm)s
6th Framework Programme for the Information Society, ELDA is seeking
to fill a number of positions:

1/ Department director:

He/she will be in charge of managing ELDA's activities related to
evaluation and co-ordinating the work of the evaluation team and the
ELRA network of evaluation centres.

Profile :
- Advanced degree in computer science, computational linguistics,
 library and information science, knowledge management or similar
 fields
- Experience and/or good knowledge of the evaluation programmes in
 Europe, the US and Japan
- Experience in project management, including the management of
 European projects
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team, in particular
 the ability to supervise members of a multidisciplinary team
- Proficiency in English

2/ Junior engineers:

The junior engineers will be involved in the specific activities of
HLT evaluation at ELDA in the framework of the European and
international projects mentioned above.

Profile:
- Advanced degree in computer science, computational linguistics,
 library and information science, knowledge management or similar
 fields
- Good knowledge of development under UNIX/Linux, including Perl
- Good knowledge of the evaluation programmes in Europe, the US and
 Japan
- Experience in project management, including the management of
 European projects
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Proficiency in English

Applications will be considered until the positions are filled.
However, a final decision will be made by the end of January 2004. The
positions are based in Paris and candidates should have the
citizenship (or residency papers) of a European Union country.

Salary : Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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 Evaluations and Language resources Distribution Agency (ELDA) is
ELRA's operational body. ELDA identifies, collects, markets, evaluates
and distributes language resources, and organises the evaluation of
HLT, along with the dissemination of general information in the field
of HLT.



Address for Applications:

	Attn: Dr Khalid Choukri
	55-57 rue Brillat Savarin
	Paris, 75013
	France

	Applications are due by 31-Jan-2004

Contact Information:
	Dr Khalid Choukri
	Email: choukrielda.fr
	Tel: +33 1 43 13 33 33
	Fax: +33 1 43 13 33 30
	Website: http://www.elda.fr
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