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Job Announcement: Vicomtech

Computational Linguistics: Researcher, Vicomtech, San Sebastián, Spain

Employer: Vicomtech

Job Location: San Sebastián, Spain
Title: Junior Linguist Researcher
Rank: Researcher
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
LL Issue: 23.5386
Date Submitted: 20-Dec-2012
Job Description: Vicomtech-IK4, an international applied research centre in Visual Interaction and Communication Technologies located in San Sebastian (Spain) is looking for a Junior Researcher expert in Linguistics. We are looking for someone with research interests in the linguistic aspects of Speech Processing, Natural Language Processing and Dialogue System technologies, and also motivated by the transfer of this knowledge into real world applications by building advanced research prototypes developed to solve real needs.

The selected candidate will work with the Human Speech and Language Technology Department, participating and managing research projects at regional, national and EU level and leading their
linguistic tasks which will mainly involve editing, designing and creating language resources such as
corpus, lexical databases, ontologies, morphologies and syntax to be employed for the development of Speech Recognition and Synthesis, Information Extraction and Retrieval, Opinion Mining, Machine
Translation and Dialogue System applications, among others.

- Masters or University Degree in Linguistics, Philology or related field.
- Good written and spoken Basque, Spanish and English. Other languages will be valued.
- Knowledge/Interest in Speech and Natural Language Processing
- Basic programming skills

Desirable skills:
- Experience in Speech and Natural Language Processing applications

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

We offer:
- A multi-cultural research environment.
- A multidisciplinary research team.
- A group active in the international Human Speech and Language Technologies research field.
- The opportunity to develop management as well as research skills.

To apply, please submit your CV to Dr. Arantza del Pozo (Head of Human Speech and Language Technologies) at the application email address below.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Email: click here to access email
Contact Information: Arantza  Del Pozo
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Phone: +34 943 30 92 30