LINGUIST List 29.3580

Tue Sep 18 2018

Jobs: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Analytic Linguistic Project Manager, Pygmalion

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Date: 18-Sep-2018
From: Vikki Ha <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Analytic Linguistic Project Manager, Pygmalion, Zurich, Switzerland
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University or Organization: Pygmalion
Job Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Job Title: Analytic Linguistic Project Manager

Job Rank: Analytic Linguistic Project Manager

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Dialog; NLP


As a Project Manager, you will contribute to various tasks to develop and improve natural language processing of dialog. This includes:
- Advising linguistic annotators on how to complete their work
- Refining guidelines for the annotation and analysis of dialog
- Evaluating and analyzing data quality
- Providing training, coordination, and oversight of annotators
- Training and/or evaluate NLP or dialogue systems, identify errors/regressions and propose solutions
- Providing linguistic consultation on language specific NLP and/or dialogue analysis/modelling

Job requirements:
- Fluent in English
- Master's Degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics or related disciplines or equivalent work experience
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; learn inĀ­house tools
- Keen interest in technology
- Keen interest in natural language processing, linguistics, and linguistic resources
- Attention to detail, and good organizational and communication skills
- Experience working in a Linux environment and with scripting is a plus
- Experience in linguistic resources creation, guidelines preparation, dialog annotation and evaluation is a plus

Project duration:
Estimated at 12 months (with potential for extension). This is a fixed-term contract, not a permanent position. The selected candidates are expected to work 40 hours per week. Selected candidates will work onsite from the Zurich office.

How to apply:
For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English (in PDF format) with "Linguistic Project Manager NLP Dialog" in the subject line to the application email provided below.

Application Deadline: This position is closed.

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Vikki Ha

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