LINGUIST List 14.3436

Thu Dec 11 2003

Jobs: Language Resources: Manager, ELDA, France

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Message 1: Language Resources: Manager, ELDA, France

Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 08:16:33 -0500 (EST)
From: duclaux <duclauxelda.fr>
Subject: Language Resources: Manager, ELDA, France



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


Description:

Language Resources Department

ELDA has been strongly expanding its activities in the production of
Language Resources for the Human Language Technologies sector. The
Language Resources production team at ELDA exists to promote the
production, validation and distribution of Language Resources in
Europe within a legally sound framework and to act as the clearing
house in this area with the support of a network of
production/validation 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'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:
language resources production, validation and distribution and
co-ordinating the work of the language resources team and the ELRA
network of production/validation 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 language resources
 production and validation 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
language resources production and validation 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 language resources production/validation
 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.



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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