LINGUIST List 15.359

Fri Jan 30 2004

Jobs: Arabic: Research Coordinator, LDC, U/Penn

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  1. strassel, Arabic: Senior Research Coordinator, Linguistic Data Consortium

Message 1: Arabic: Senior Research Coordinator, Linguistic Data Consortium

Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2004 12:41:53 -0500 (EST)
From: strassel <>
Subject: Arabic: Senior Research Coordinator, Linguistic Data Consortium

University or Organization: Linguistic Data Consortium
Department: University of Pennsylvania - LDC
Rank of Job: Senior Research Coordinator
Specialty Areas: Linguistic Annotation, Corpus Development
Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (Code = ABV)


The Linguistic Data Consortium at the University of Pennsylvania has
an immediate opening for a Senior Research Coordinator to support our
Arabic language annotation projects.

This position will provide general oversight for NLP and speech
technology annotation projects, creating language resources to support
common task evaluations in such areas as information extraction,
detection, summarization, machine translation and automatic speech
recognition. Responsibilities include defining annotation tasks in
conjunction with LDC's constituent research community, specifying
technical requirements for each project and supervising all aspects of

Minimum qualifications:

- MA/MS or advanced study in linguistics, computational linguistics or
 equivalent (PhD preferred)
- Native Arabic speaker; excellent written and spoken English skills
-3-5 years related experience

Position contingent upon funding.

Penn offers an excellent benefits package including medical/dental,
retirement plans, tuition assistance and a minimum of 3 weeks paid
vacation per year.

The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal
opportunity employer. For further information or to apply online
please visit; position reference number

For more information about Linguistic Data Consortium visit:

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Stephanie Strassel
	3600 Market Street, Suite 810
	Philadelphia, PA 19104-2653
	United States of America 

	Position is open until filled

Contact Information:
	Stephanie Strassel
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