LINGUIST List 6.907

Wed Jun 28 1995

Jobs: Lexicographer, Spanish Evaluator, Research Fellows

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  1. Eric Nyberg, Lexicographer
  2. Eric Nyberg, Spanish Evaluator
  3. rocling, Research Fellows at CityU, HK (fwd)

Message 1: Lexicographer

Date: Wed, 28 Jun 1995 13:18:48 Lexicographer
From: Eric Nyberg <ehn+CS.cmu.edu>
Subject: Lexicographer

US-PA-Pittsburgh Machine Translation Lexicographer, CMU

Lexicographer, Machine Translation Applications

The CATALYST project at the Center for Machine Translation, Carnegie
Mellon University, is seeking a talented and energetic individual for
the position of Lexicographer.

CATALYST is a large-scale MT application for commercial document
delivery in the domain of heavy machinery. The Lexicographer is
responsible for the following tasks:

 * implementation of lexicon refinement/enhancement/maintenance tasks,
 in support of source and target language lexicon development.

The successful applicant must have the following qualifications:

 * M.A. in linguistics, M.S in computational linguistics or a related field

 * Native or near-native fluency in English

 * Experience developing knowledge sources for language software,
 preferably large-scale, multi-lingual lexicons for machine translation
 in technical domains

 * Understanding of the principles of lexicography and terminology
 management, especially as they relate to semantic accuracy and
 translatability

 * Demonstrated ability to proactively identify and quantify lexical
 issues that arise during development/refinement, with special
 attention paid to issues which span multiple knowledge sources (e.g.,
 domain model, TL lexicons, etc.).


Skill and experience in these areas are preferred but not required:

 * Fluency in any of French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian

 * Experience with manual translation in technical domains


Full-time Salaried Position, Starting Range: $27,000 to $30,000 USD

Occasional Travel Required

Contact: Eric Nyberg Phone: (412) 268-7281
 Center for Machine Translation Fax: (412) 268-6298
 Carnegie Mellon University EMail: ehn+cs.cmu.edu
 Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 USA

Candidates should send a letter of application, a current vita, at
least three letters of reference, and representative samples of their
work. Resumes, cover letters, etc. may be submitted via EMail, in
ASCII or Postscript form. Resumes may also be submitted by fax or
regular mail, but EMail is preferred. Letters of recommendation must
be faxed or mailed. Applicants from abroad may wish to consider
express mail to ensure a timely submission.
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Message 2: Spanish Evaluator

Date: Wed, 28 Jun 1995 13:18:51 Spanish Evaluator
From: Eric Nyberg <ehn+CS.cmu.edu>
Subject: Spanish Evaluator

US-PA-Pittsburgh Machine Translation Evaluator (Spanish), CMU (part-time)

Spanish Evaluator, Machine Translation Applications

The CATALYST project at the Center for Machine Translation, Carnegie
Mellon University, is seeking a talented and energetic individual for
the position of Spanish Evaluator.

CATALYST is a large-scale MT application for commercial document
delivery in the domain of heavy machinery. The Spanish Evaluator
is responsible for the following tasks:

 * Review Spanish output of machine translation system

 * Evaluate the quality of the text based on CMT's evaluation criteria

 * Troubleshoot the system by providing an error analysis

 * Working with developers to identify the most important areas for improvement

The successful applicant must have the following qualifications:

 * Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English

 * Experience communicating and working productively within a group

 * Experience in human translation of technical documents to Spanish

The following skills are also desirable:

 * Coursework in linguistics or computational linguistics

 * Experience with machine translation software or other
 types of language processing software

 * Fluency in one or more of French, German, Portuguese,
 Russian, Italian


Part-Time Position, Salary Negotiable.


Contact: Eric Nyberg Phone: (412) 268-7281
 Center for Machine Translation Fax: (412) 268-6298
 Carnegie Mellon University EMail: ehn+cs.cmu.edu
 Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 USA

Resumes and cover letters may be submitted via EMail, in ASCII or
Postscript form. Materials may also be submitted by fax, but EMail is
preferred.
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Message 3: Research Fellows at CityU, HK (fwd)

Date: Thu, 29 Jun 1995 09:29:02 Research Fellows at CityU, HK (fwd)
From: rocling <rocltshhp.iis.sinica.edu.tw>
Subject: Research Fellows at CityU, HK (fwd)



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RESEARCH POSITION

Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics (CTL)
City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

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Research Fellows associated with the Department
of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, City University of
Hong Kong are anticipated to be available in the coming
academic year.

Possible research areas include but are not limited to the following:

computational linguistics
experimental phonetics
linguistic theory
discourse analysis

Required background:

Applicants should have completed their Ph.D. in Linguistics
or related discipline. Research experience resulting in international
publications is essential.

Salary:
Lecturer grades. Determination of grade will depend on qualifications and
relevant experience.

Period of appointment:
1-3 years.

Interested applicants should send a CV (including the names of
3 referees) along with a letter describing your background and
research interests to:

Professor Xu Liejiong, Head
Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics
City University of Hong Kong
83 Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon, Hong Kong

email: ctmwongcityu.edu.hk
fax: 852-2788-9520

Note: initial submission by email is encouraged.

More information about the City University of Hong Kong is
available from the CityU home page on the world-wide web:
http://www.cityu.edu.hk

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