LINGUIST List 7.1749

Tue Dec 10 1996

Jobs: NLP (SHARP Laboratories of Europe), Albanian

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  1. Antonio Sanfilippo, NLP Job, SHARP Laboratories of Europe, UK
  2. MRM, Inc., Re: Part-time language consulting

Message 1: NLP Job, SHARP Laboratories of Europe, UK

Date: Tue, 10 Dec 1996 15:09:32 GMT
From: Antonio Sanfilippo <>
Subject: NLP Job, SHARP Laboratories of Europe, UK

SHARP's Language Technology Group in Oxford (UK) has an immediate
vacancy for a computer scientist to work in the area of
Multilingual Information Retrieval in connection with the EC
funded project SPARKLE (Shallow PARsing and Knowledge Extraction
for Language Engineering).

Candidates should possess a first or higher degree in Computer
Science or related disciplines and between 2 to 4 years relevant
experience in a research & development laboratory.

The successful candidate will be working on the development of a
multilingual information retrieval system. Other duties will
include an active involvement in the creation and maintenance of
tools for acquisition of lexical knowledge from corpora.

A strong background in Information Retrieval and C/C++, as well
as enthusiasm and eagerness to work in a team are essential.

Experience with Machine Translation and Internet Application
development would be an advantage, as would knowledge of foreign

This position is initially made available on a two-year basis
with a possibility of extension or permanent confirmation

Sharp Laboratories of Europe Ltd, founded in 1990, is the
European Research Centre of Sharp Corporation, Japan. We are
situated in a new laboratory in the green surroundings of the
Oxford Science Park, two miles south of Oxford city centre and
the University. A brand new building for the second phase of
expansion of the laboratories activities has just been opened. We
offer competitive salaries and benefits commensurate with our
position as a major multinational electronics company.

To apply, please send your curriculum vitae and the names of two
referees to Ms Adele Taylor at the address below, quoting the
reference LT-SEM02-96. Early application is advised as we wish to
fill this position as soon as possible.

Sharp Laboratories of Europe Ltd.
Edmund Halley Road
Oxford Science Park
Telephone: 01865 747711
Telefax: 01865 747717
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Message 2: Re: Part-time language consulting

Date: Tue, 10 Dec 1996 08:13:12 +0000
From: MRM, Inc. <>
Subject: Re: Part-time language consulting

The Language Research Center of MRM, Inc. is seeking educated,
native Albanian speaking persons willing to assist with the
Albanian newspaper reader project to be published by Dunwoody
Press. The hours are flexible and part-time, and it is possible
to confer by phone and fax if not located in the greater
Washington DC area. The phone number is 301-864-1410 and the
contact person is Marti Hawkins. The fax number is

J. Chatman Office Administrator
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