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LINGUIST List 22.53

Wed Jan 05 2011

Jobs: Portuguese & Comp Ling, Syntax: Linguist, Butler Hill Group

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        1.     Azizah Mathly , Portuguese & Computational Linguistics, Syntax: Linguist, Butler Hill Group

Message 1: Portuguese & Computational Linguistics, Syntax: Linguist, Butler Hill Group
Date: 22-Dec-2010
From: Azizah Mathly <amathlybutlerhill.com>
Subject: Portuguese & Computational Linguistics, Syntax: Linguist, Butler Hill Group
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University or Organization: Butler Hill Group
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: , ---------------- (Telecommute)
Web Address: http://www.butlerhill.com
Job Rank: Linguist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Syntax

Required Language(s): Portuguese (por)

Description:

We are searching for a Brazilian Portuguese Linguist to document Brazilian
Portuguese syntax rules that will be implemented by our client into their syntax
parsing system, The contract is for up to 100 hours over a 4-5 week period
starting early January 2011. The Linguist will provide documentation and
consulting on syntax and other language-specific issues.

Responsibilities
- Producing theory-neutral documentation to describe constituent structure of
the target language (e.g. VP, NP structure)
- Working with the client's developers to ensure the rules can easily be
implemented in the NLP system
- Consulting with the client's developers during the development process

Qualifications
- Must be native or near native speaker of Brazilian Portuguese and have
excellent written communication skills in English
- Academic or professional background in linguistics, especially in syntax and
grammar engineering
- Ability to quickly understand new linguistic technologies and client/project
needs
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Demonstrated organizational skills with attention to detail
- MA degree or higher in Linguistics or related field from an accredited university
preferred, or equivalent work experience

To apply please visit the application URL below.

Application Deadline: 03-Jan-2011

Web Address for Applications: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA5/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=4&rid=100
Contact Information:
Azizah Mathly
Email: amathlybutlerhill.com

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