LINGUIST List 27.1024

Fri Feb 26 2016

Jobs: Spanish; Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax: Analytic Linguistic Project Manager, Pygmalion

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>


Date: 25-Feb-2016
From: Alena Butryna <AdvancedLinguisticsgmail.com>
Subject: Spanish; Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax: Analytic Linguistic Project Manager, Pygmalion, Mexico City, Mexico
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University or Organization: Pygmalion
Job Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Job Title: Analytic Linguistic Project Manager (Spanish (Mexico))

Job Rank: Analytic Linguistic Project Manager; Manager

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax

Required Language(s): Spanish (spa)

Description:

The role of the 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 lead and manage the work of a team of junior linguists to achieve high quality data output.

This includes:

- Reviewing and annotating linguistic data
- Deriving NLP data for new and on-going projects
- Training, managing, and overseeing the work of a team of junior linguists
- Creating guidelines for semantic, syntactic and morphological projects
- Consulting with researchers and engineers on the development of linguistic databases
- Identifying and assigning required tasks for a project
- Tracking and reporting the team's progress
- Monitoring and controlling quality of the data annotated by the team
- Providing linguistic/operational guidance and support to the team
- Delivering final output

Minimum Requirements:

- Native speaker of Spanish (Mexico) and fluent in English.
- Master's degree or higher in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics, with experience specializing in semantics, syntax, morphology or lexicography.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Good organizational skills.
- Previous project management and people management experience.

Desired Skills:

- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; should have an interest in natural language processing.
- Keen interest in technology and computer-literate (should feel comfortable using in-house tools and should have an interest in linguistics and linguistic resources)

Project duration: 6 months (with potential for extension)

This is not a permanent position but a full-time contract position.

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

Application Deadline: 25-Jun-2016 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: AdvancedLinguisticsgmail.com
Contact Information:
Alena Butryna
Email: AdvancedLinguisticsgmail.com

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