LINGUIST List 24.4753

Tue Nov 26 2013

Jobs: French; Lexicography; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax; NLP: Junior Linguist, Google Inc.

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 26-Nov-2013
From: Linne Ha <>
Subject: French; Lexicography; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax; Natural Language Processing: Junior Linguist, Google Inc., Paris Area, France
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University or Organization: Google Inc. Department: Natural Language Understanding Job Location: Paris Area, France Job Title: Junior Linguist [French] (Multiple positions)

Job Rank: Junior Linguist

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

Required Language(s): French (fra)


This is a full-time contract position. Work will be done from home, but Junior Linguists should be able to come to Google Paris Office for training and meetings.

Job Description:
As a Junior Linguist, you will be reviewing and annotating linguistic data and carrying out a number of tasks to improve Google’s natural language processing.

This Includes:
- Reviewing and annotating linguistic data
- Labeling text for semantic, syntactic and morphological characteristics
- Providing transcriptions for lexicon entries according to guidelines- Deriving NLP data for new and on-going projects

Job Requirements:
- Native-level speaker of French and fluent in English
- Degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics with knowledge of 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
- keen interest in technology and computer-literate (should feel comfortable using in-house tools and should have an interest in linguistics and linguistic resources)
- attention to detail and good organizational skills

Project Duration: 9 months (with potential for extension)

For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English (PDF format preferred) with “Junior Linguists” [French] in the subject line.

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

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