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LINGUIST List 22.4127

Fri Oct 21 2011

Jobs: Various Langs; Computational Ling: Programmer, The Lingua Team

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        1.     Operations Manager , Various Languages; Computational Linguistics: Programmer, The Lingua Team, Washington, USA


Message 1: Various Languages; Computational Linguistics: Programmer, The Lingua Team, Washington, USA
Date: 21-Oct-2011
From: Operations Manager <hrthelinguateam.com>
Subject: Various Languages; Computational Linguistics: Programmer, The Lingua Team, Washington, USA
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University or Organization: The Lingua Team
Job Location: Washington, USA
Web Address: http://www.thelinguateam.com
Job Rank: Programmer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            Bulgarian (bul)
                            Czech (ces)
                            Danish (dan)
                            Dutch (nld)
                            Finnish (fin)
                            Hebrew (heb)
                            Hungarian (hun)
                            Italian (ita)
                            Norwegian Bokmål (nob)
                            Polish (pol)
                            Portuguese (por)
                            Russian (rus)
                            Swedish (swe)
                            Turkish (tur)

Description:

The Lingua Team is looking for a computational linguist to:
- Describe properties and write rules relevant to grammar checking for one or
more of languages*, and
- Document a new linguistic rule writing development environment
- Properties to be addressed include agreement, phrase wellformedness,
case government, subcategorization, word order, etc.

Qualifications:
- Degreed linguist with graduate-level studies and proven experience
managing or performing computational linguistic work (syntax, morphology,
lexicography) in several languages
- Experience writing rules in a formal system, ideally for style or grammar
checking applications
- Experience in full or chunk parsing, a plus
- Self-starter, ability to work independently, excellent written communication
skills

Contract full-time for three months, to be extended for up to a year depending
on ability to meet the job demands. After the first month, possibility for
working part of the time at home, depending on demonstrated ability to get
the work done away from the office. Must be available in Redmond, WA at
least one day a week. And must have a valid work permit for the USA
(resident/green card or US citizenship)

*Languages: Ability to work in multiple languages is required. Knowledge or
experience working in one of these groups of languages is a plus:
- Germanic: Danish, Norwegian Bokmål, Swedish, Dutch
- Romance: Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, European Portuguese
- Agglutinative: Finnish, Hungarian, Turkish
- Slavic: Czech, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian
- Semitic: Arabic, Hebrew

Application Deadline: 31-Oct-2011

Email Address for Applications: hrthelinguateam.com
Contact Information:
Operations Manager
Email: hrthelinguateam.com


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