LINGUIST List 14.643

Thu Mar 6 2003

Jobs: Multilingual Aligning: Post Doc, U/Stendhal

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  1. Olivier.Kraif, Multilingual Aligning: Post Doc, Universit� Stendhal Grenoble 3

Message 1: Multilingual Aligning: Post Doc, Universit� Stendhal Grenoble 3

Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2003 07:16:45 +0000
From: Olivier.Kraif <>
Subject: Multilingual Aligning: Post Doc, Universit� Stendhal Grenoble 3

University or Organization: Universit� Stendhal Grenoble 3
Department: Linguistics
Rank of Job: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics, Multilingual aligning


Post-Doctoral Research Assistant in Grenoble (France)
Field: Statistical Natural Language Processing.

The LIDILEM (Laboratoire de Linguistique et Didactique Langue
Etrang�re et Maternelle) of the Stendhal University carries out
research projects in several domains of multilingual corpus processing
and contrastive studies (alignment evaluation, collocation
identification, disambiguation, bilingual lexicon extraction). The
LIDILEM is currently looking for a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant in
Linguistics or Computer Science to contribute to its research
activities in the domain of Multilingual Resources Development. The
foreseen research activity will take place in the framework of the
CARMEL project, of 18 months' duration, funded by the French Culture
Ministry. CARMEL Project aims at constructing a large scale aligned
corpus in the field of European realist literature of the 19th. This
multilingual corpus, including French, English, Italian and Spanish
texts, will be thematically annotated and semantically tagged, using
original methods taking advantage of parallelism and
multilingualism. Another outcome of CARMEL Projects will be the
development of standard tools for aligning and disambiguating,
implementing new techniques that will have to be evaluated on the

Applicants should hold a PhD in Computer Science or Linguistics in the
field of Statistical Natural Language Processing. Skills in Prolog
programming are required. An experience in corpus construction and
annotation is desirable. Applicants must speak fluent French or
English, and a good knowledge of Spanish or Italian languages will be
a plus.

The position is available immediately and runs for 8, 10 or 16 months
(depending on applicant availability). It will be held at Universit�
Stendhal Grenoble 3 (Grenoble, France). The appointment will be about
2500 euros/month (including benefits). Interested persons should
contact (e-mail preferred):

Olivier Kraif (
Ma�tre de Conf�rences
Laboratoire de Linguistique et de Didactique des Langues Etrang�res et
Universit� Stendhal - Grenoble 3 
tel : +33 (0) 476 824 175 
fax : +33 (0) 476 824 126

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Olivier Kraif
	DIP - Universit� Stendhal
	Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:
	Olivier Kraif.
	Tel: +33 (0) 476 824 175
	Fax: +33 (0) 476 824 126
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