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LINGUIST List 23.1501

Sun Mar 25 2012

Jobs: Various Langs; Comp Ling: Computational Linguist, Oracle Corporation

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Date: 25-Mar-2012
From: Louise Kemp-De Jong <louise.kemp-de.jongoracle.com>
Subject: Various Languages; Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist, Oracle Corporation, Washington DC, USA
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University or Organization: Oracle Corporation
Department: ATG Search & Language Group
Job Location: District of Columbia, USA
Job Rank: Computational Linguist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): Estonian (est)
                            Finnish (fin)
                            Latvian (lav)
                            Lithuanian (lit)
                            Persian, Iranian (pes)
                            Spanish (spa)
                            Romance

Description:

Full-time Position Only

We are seeking Computational Linguists for research and development related
to a multi-language natural language processing system.

Candidates should be proficient in several languages, and be native or
near-native speakers of at least one of the following languages:
- Persian
- Spanish or other Romance language
- Finnish
- Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian

Preferred Skills:
- Experience with creating morphological rules for languages both familiar
and unfamiliar
- Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
- Strong analytical skills
- Ability to work independently
- Proficiency with regular expressions and basic Unix/Linux shell commands
- Academic degree and/or professional experience in computational linguistics
- Proficiency in a scripting language (Perl, Python, Ruby, etc.) is a plus

The candidates will be responsible for:
- Creating, developing, and maintaining lexicons and morphological rules
in a variety of languages
- Quality assessment of existing language work
- Ongoing testing and evaluation of language-related aspects of search
product
- Researching and evaluating alternative tokenization and morphological
analysis techniques
- Collecting, evaluating, and maintaining training

Application Deadline: 06-Jun-2012 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: louise.kemp-de.jongoracle.com
Contact Information:
Louise Kemp-De Jong
Email: louise.kemp-de.jongoracle.com

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