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LINGUIST List 20.142

Thu Jan 15 2009

Jobs: Morphology, Semantics, Syntax: Consultant, Vantage Linguistics

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        1.    Linda Knoblauch, Morphology, Semantics, Syntax: Consultant, Vantage Linguistics, Newtown, PA, USA


Message 1: Morphology, Semantics, Syntax: Consultant, Vantage Linguistics, Newtown, PA, USA
Date: 13-Jan-2009
From: Linda Knoblauch <lknoblauchvantage.com>
Subject: Morphology, Semantics, Syntax: Consultant, Vantage Linguistics, Newtown, PA, USA
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University or Organization: Vantage Linguistics
Department: Research & Development
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA (Telecommute)
Web Address: http://www.vantagelinguistics.com
Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Morphology; Semantics; Syntax; Natural Language Processing


Description:

Company description: As a world leader in the development of linguistic
software solutions, Vantage Linguistics continues to set the benchmark for
innovation and excellence in language-based research and artificial
intelligence. Vantage Linguistics offers superior linguistic solutions that
meet the challenges to effectively find, process, and communicate
information in today's global marketplace. Holding nearly 40 patents in
natural language processing and artificial intelligence, Vantage
Linguistics provides both pioneering technologies and acquired offerings
formerly associated with renowned companies such as INSO, Lernout &
Hauspie, Sail Research Labs, and WexTech.

Required Languages: Afrikaans, Catalan, Czech, Chinese, Danish, Dutch,
English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian,
Japanese, Malay, Norwegian (Nynorsk and Bokmål), Polish, Portuguese,
Russian, Spanish, Swedish.

Main responsibilities:

- Serving as a language expert for software development
- Morphological and syntactic tagging of words
- Providing linguistic judgment on various assets
- Light translation tasks from English to the target language

Requirements:

- Native fluency in (at least) one of the required languages
- B.S. in Linguistics required, M.S. degree is advantageous
- Excellent knowledge of morphological and syntactic rules and features
- Strong computer skills
- Solid problem solving skills and can-do attitude
- Efficient and reliable
- Familiarity with major language variants (for example British versus
American)

The ideal candidate would also have:

- Corporate work experience
- Familiarity with scripting languages

All work will be done offsite so the candidate will need to have an
up-to-date computer with Internet connection. Contracts are project-based.

For consideration, send resume and cover letter to the application email
provided below.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: hrlinguisticsvantage.com
Contact Information:
Senior Linguist Kornel Bangha
Email: hrlinguisticsvantage.com

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