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LINGUIST List 19.2361

Mon Jul 28 2008

Jobs: Corpus Ling: Programmer Analyst, Linguistic Data Consortium

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        1.    Kazuaki Maeda, Corpus Linguistics: Programmer Analyst, Linguistic Data Consortium, Philadelphia, PA, USA


Message 1: Corpus Linguistics: Programmer Analyst, Linguistic Data Consortium, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Date: 28-Jul-2008
From: Kazuaki Maeda <maedaldc.upenn.edu>
Subject: Corpus Linguistics: Programmer Analyst, Linguistic Data Consortium, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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University or Organization: Linguistic Data Consortium
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address: http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/
Job Rank: Programmer Analyst

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Corpus Linguistics


Description:

The Linguistic Data Consortium at the University of Pennsylvania has an
immediate opening for a programmer analyst to support our rapidly growing
linguistic resource creation projects.

Programmer Analyst (#080725253)

Duties:

This position will support LDC's language resource creation projects by
providing programming, technical and research support in a lead capacity.
Primary responsibilities will be to design, develop and implement
programming solutions and oversee all technical aspects of the projects;
work with LDC's project managers, annotators, programmers, and clients to
develop achievable plans for corpus or software development and
successfully execute them; write annotation tools, data processing tools,
web applications and other software necessary for the projects; support
annotation workflow; support end-users; investigate technical issues that
may arise during the life cycles of projects, and provide timely solutions
to them as necessary; work with project managers to develop and execute
tool and data specifications; coordinate a team of programmers to provide
timely support of project goals; document tools and data formats; design,
develop and implement creative solutions to various technical and research
problems; interact with domain professionals at international meetings and
via e-mail discussions; publish research and technical papers; pursue own
research interests in relevant fields, as time allows, in order to seek new
funding and research opportunities for the organization.

Minimum Qualifications:

- BS/BA in Computer Science or Computational Linguistics (advanced degree
preferred)
- At least one year of relevant work experience in linguistic resource
creation or human language technology development
- Strong programming skills in at least two of the following programming
languages: Python, C++, Java and Perl
- Proven record of success in project support or project management

For further information or to apply online please visit the website listed
below; search postings for reference number 080725253.

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.

Positions contingent upon funding.

For more information about LDC and the programs we support, visit the
website listed above.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/
Contact Information:
Kazuaki Maeda
Email: maedaldc.upenn.edu

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