LINGUIST List 29.3618

Thu Sep 20 2018

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

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Date: 19-Sep-2018
From: Vikki Ha <>
Subject: Portuguese; Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax: Analytic Linguistic Project Manager, Pygmalion, Lisbon, Portugal
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University or Organization: Pygmalion
Job Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Job Title: Analytic Linguistic Project Manager [Portuguese]

Job Rank: Analytic Linguistic Project Manager

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax; NLP (NLU and NLG)


As a Project Manager, you will contribute to various tasks to develop and improve natural language processing.

This includes:
- Depending on the project, may require providing training, management, and oversight of a team performing various Natural Language Processing (NLP) tasks assigned to the team
- Developing, maintaining and improving NLP quality
- Training, managing, and overseeing the work of a team of associate linguists
- Training and/or evaluating NLP or dialogue systems, identify errors/regressions and propose solutions
- Providing linguistic consultation on language specific NLP and/or dialogue analysis/modelling
- Ensuring quality of user-facing linguistic output as part of user-device dialogues
- 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 according with priorities and ETAs

Job requirements:
- Native-level speaker of European Portuguese and fluent in English
- Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics or related disciplines
- 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 with project management
- Ability to effectively operate independently with flexibility in a fast-paced, constantly evolving team environment
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Good organizational skills
- Some programming language or previous experience working in a Linux environment are a plus

Project duration: Up to 1 year
This is not a permanent position but a full-time contract position.

How to apply:
For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English (PDF format preferred) with "Analytical Linguistic Project Manager [European Portuguese]" in the subject line to the application email below. Please do not change the subject.

Application Deadline: This position is closed.

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Vikki Ha

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