LINGUIST List 15.2220

Tue Aug 3 2004

Jobs: Multilingual Text Analysis: Internship, Italy

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  1. ratzs, Multilingual Text Analysis: Internship, European Commission, Italy

Message 1: Multilingual Text Analysis: Internship, European Commission, Italy

Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2004 06:08:06 -0400 (EDT)
From: ratzs <>
Subject: Multilingual Text Analysis: Internship, European Commission, Italy

University or Organization: European Commission - Joint Research
Centre Department: IPSC 
Rank of Job: Trainee / Internship 
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics, Computational Linguistics,
		 Lexicography, Text/Corpus Linguistics, Multilingual
		 Text Analysis / Information Extraction
Required Language(s): Polish (Code = PQL); Hungarian (Code = HNG);
 Czech (Code = CZC); Slovak (Code = SLO); Latvian
 (Code = LAT); Lithuanian (Code = LIT); Maltese
 (Code = MLS); Russian (Code = RUS); Arabic,
 Standard (Code = ABV); Turkish (Code = TRK);
 Swedish (Code = SWD); Finnish (Code = FIN);
 Norwegian, Nynorsk (Code = NRN);
 Danish (Code = DNS)


We would like to inform you about an open call for paid traineeships
in the field of computational linguistics and multilingual text
analysis at the European Commission's Joint Research Centre in Ispra,
Northern Italy.

The Language Technology group (, which
focuses on highly multilingual applications providing cross-lingual
information access, is especially looking for trainees that could
contribute in one or more of the following fields:

- Machine learning
- Document classification and relevance-ranking
- Multilingual lexicography
- Information extraction (IE)
- Adaptation of existing IE tools to new languages.

- Minimum programming skills
- Working knowledge of English, French or Italian.

Multilingual applicants speaking one or more of the languages Polish,
Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Russian,
Arabic, Turkish, Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian or Danish would be
particularly welcome, as would be a good knowledge of web technology,
databases, statistics and programming languages. For more information,
see also .

The remuneration (for people not living in Italy) is 735 Euro per
month plus travel. Student apartments may be available for about 150
Euro per month.

For further information, including the exact eligibility criteria
(less than 30 years old; no completed Ph.D.; minimum duration of two
months; allowed nationalities, etc.), see the main JRC web site and click on "JRC is looking for young
trainees". Completed application forms, together with CV and letter of
motivation should arrive before 30.11.2004 at:

 Joint Research Centre
 Via Fermi 1
 IPSC, T.P. 268
 Anne-Marie Morrissey
 I -- 21020 Ispra (VA)

Reference: "Internship in Language Technology, project 4312".

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Dr. Anne-Marie Morrissey
	European Commission - Joint Research Centre, IPSC
	Via E. Fermi 1, T.P. 268
	Ispra (VA), 21020

	Applications are due by 30-Nov-2004

Contact Information:
	Dr. Ralf Steinberger
	Tel: +39 0332 78 6271
	Fax: +39 0332 78 9098
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