LINGUIST List 25.2824

Sun Jul 06 2014

Jobs: English; Spanish; Computational Linguistics: Researcher, Vicomtech

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 03-Jul-2014
From: Arantza Del Pozo <>
Subject: English; Spanish; Computational Linguistics: Researcher, Vicomtech, San Sebastián, Spain
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University or Organization: Vicomtech
Department: Human Speech and Language Technologies Department
Job Location: San Sebastián, Spain
Web Address:
Job Title: Senior Researcher in Computational Linguistics

Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)
                            Spanish (spa)


Vicomtech-IK4, an international applied research centre in Visual Interaction and Communication Technologies located in San Sebastian (Spain) is looking for a Senior Researcher in Computational Linguistics. We seek someone who combines research and implementation skills, motivated by the transfer of natural language processing technologies into real world applications through the development of advanced research prototypes meant to solve real needs.

The selected candidate will have an important role in the Human Speech and Language Technologies Department, including advanced research, project management responsibilities and technical leadership in regional, national and European projects.

- Programming experience in Java, C++ and/or Python. Knowledge of other programming languages will be valued.
- Good knowledge of Machine Learning theory and application.
- Good knowledge of Spanish and English. Knowledge of Basque and/or other languages will be valued.
- Experience in project management is a plus.
- Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team.

Education and Experience:
- Ph.D. in Computational Linguistics or related field.

Vicomtech-IK4 offers a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary research environment and provides a strong opportunity to develop research, development and management skills within a dynamic group in Natural Language Technologies.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Arantza Del Pozo

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