LINGUIST List 24.4749

Mon Nov 25 2013

Jobs: German; Italian; Comp Ling; Lexicography; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax; NLP: Analytical Linguistic Project Manager, Google Inc.

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 25-Nov-2013
From: Linne Ha <>
Subject: German; Italian; Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax; Natural Language Processing: Analytical Linguistic Project Manager, Google Inc., Zurich, Switzerland
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University or Organization: Google Inc. Department: Natural Language Understanding Job Location: Zurich, Switzerland Job Title: Analytic Linguistic Project Manager (German/Italian)

Job Rank: Analytical Linguistic Project Manager

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax; Natural Language Processing

Required Language(s): German (deu)
                            Italian (ita)

There are two full-time contract position (one for Italian, one for German) based in one of the Google offices, preferably in Zurich.

Job Description:
The role of the Analytic Linguistic Project Manager is to consult with Natural Language Understanding Researchers on creating guidelines and setting standards for a variety of NLP projects as well as to manage the work of a team of junior linguists to achieve high quality data output.

This Includes:
- Training, managing and overseeing the work of a team of junior linguists- Creating guidelines for semantic, syntactic and morphological projects
- Evaluating and analyzing data quality
- Consulting with researchers and engineers on the development of linguistic databases

Job Requirements:
- Native-level speaker of target language and fluent in English
- Ph.D in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics with experience in semantics, syntax, morphology or lexicography- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; should have an interest in natural language processing
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Good organizational skills
- Previous project management and people management experience
- Some programming language or previous experience working in a Linux environment a plus

Project duration: 9-12 months (with potential for extension)

This is not a permanent position, but a contract position.

For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English (PDF format preferred) with "Analytical Linguistic Project Manager [Italian or German]" in the subject line.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Linne Ha Email:

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