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LINGUIST List 22.1540

Mon Apr 04 2011

Jobs: Spanish; English & Comp Ling: Research Manager, Vicomtech-IK4

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        1.     Arantza del Pozo , Spanish; English & Computational Linguistics: Research Manager, Vicomtech-IK4, Guipúzcoa, Spain

Message 1: Spanish; English & Computational Linguistics: Research Manager, Vicomtech-IK4, Guipúzcoa, Spain
Date: 29-Mar-2011
From: Arantza del Pozo <adelpozovicomtech.org>
Subject: Spanish; English & Computational Linguistics: Research Manager, Vicomtech-IK4, Guipúzcoa, Spain
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University or Organization: Vicomtech-IK4
Department: Human Speech and Language Technologies
Job Location: Guipúzcoa, Spain
Web Address: http://www.vicomtech.org
Job Rank: Research Manager

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            Spanish (spa)

Description:

Vicomtech-IK4, an international applied research center in Visual
Interaction and Communication Technologies located in San Sebastian (Spain)
is looking for a Research Manager expert in Computational Linguistics. We
are looking for someone who combines an interest in linguistics and
software engineering, with the ambition to do research in multilingual
computational linguistics (with special focus in Machine Translation and
Opinion Mining/Sentiment Analysis), and at the same time transfer this
knowledge to companies and institutions in the form of advanced research
prototypes developed to solve real-world needs. The selected candidate will
have an important role in the Human Speech and Language Technologies
Department, including advanced research, project management
responsibilities such as technical leadership of EU projects and definition
of research priorities.

Requirements:
-Ph.D. in Computational Linguistics or related field.
-Good English and Spanish language skills (other languages are a plus).

If you are:
-A very good researcher with management abilities and interests.
-A team player with an ambitious and creative personality.

We offer:
-A multilingual (Spanish, Basque, English, French, German, etc.) research
environment.
-A multidisciplinary research team, specialized in all forms of
human-computer interaction.
-A group active in the international Human Speech and Language Technologies
research scene (currently participating in several EU projects).
-The opportunity to develop management as well as research skills.

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter describing your
experience and abilities to Dr.-Ing. Jorge Posada at the email address
listed below.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr.-Ing. Jorge Posada
Donostia, Guipúzcoa 20009
Email Address for Applications: jposadavicomtech.org
Contact Information:
Arantza del Pozo
Email: adelpozovicomtech.org
Phone: +34 943 30 92 30

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