LINGUIST List 25.1272

Fri Mar 14 2014

Jobs: Russian; Computational Ling; General Ling; NLP: Junior Linguist, Google, Inc.

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 12-Mar-2014
From: Vitaly Nikolaev <>
Subject: Russian; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Natural Language Processing: Junior Linguist, Google, Inc., New York, USA
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University or Organization: Google, Inc.
Job Location: New York, USA
Job Title: Junior Linguists [Russian] -- several positions

Job Rank: Junior Linguist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Natural Language Processing

Required Language(s): Russian (rus)


As a Junior Linguist, you will be annotating and reviewing linguistic data in Russian. You will also contribute to a number of other tasks to improve natural language processing at Google.

The tasks include:
- Annotating and reviewing linguistic data
- Labeling text with semantic, syntactic and morphological features
- Annotating lexicon entries according to guidelines
- Deriving NLP data for new and on-going projects

Temp agency

- Degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics or similar, with knowledge of semantics, syntax, morphology and/or lexicography
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; learn in-house tools
- Keen interest in technology and computer-literate
- Should have an interest in natural language processing, linguistics, linguistic resources
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Attention to detail and good organizational skills
- Ability to work independently from home with reliable internet connectivity

Language requirements:
Native-level speaker of Russian and fluent in English

Specific requirements:
There are five full-time contract positions available, at 40 hours per week for a period of 12 months. You will be mostly working from home, but in close proximity to our office in New York for training and subsequent intermediary meetings.

Educational level:
Bachelor's Degree

How to apply:
Please submit your CV and a cover letter in English (in PDF format) with Junior Linguists [Russian] in the CV title.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Vitaly Nikolaev

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