LINGUIST List 29.682

Mon Feb 12 2018

Jobs: German; Applied Linguistics: Linguist / Analyst, Cognotekt GmbH

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <>

Date: 09-Feb-2018
From: Human Resources Cognotekt GmbH <>
Subject: German; Applied Linguistics: Linguist / Analyst, Cognotekt GmbH, Cologne, Germany
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University or Organization: Cognotekt GmbH
Job Location: Cologne, Germany
Web Address:
Job Title: Linguist/Analyst

Job Rank: Linguist/Analyst

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): German (deu)


Cognotekt GmbH is a software and consulting company that specializes in automation and quality assurance of business processes. We rationalize processes that consist of repetitive and simple mental activities by analyzing those processes. Then we further automate – if the processes can be described with algorithms - or improve their quality with the use of Mathematics. We are the German market leaders in this field.

Job description:
You will systematically define field-specific requirements and analyze technical documents from a linguistic perspective to set the baseline for the development of AI-systems in commerce, specifically you will determine processes and requirements of that field by meeting with clients and formalizing these processes and requirements systematically. In doing so you will need to annotate documents, make use of corpora and other linguistic tools as well as construct taxonomies and ontologies.

This is a full time position.

You should have the following qualifications:
- German native speaker or near native speaker level
- Degree in Linguistics, Computer linguistics or Philology, Linguistic Sciences with a strong linguistic focus
- Qualification level: Diploma or Masters Degree, PhD possible, work experience is not compulsory
- Optional: knowledge in Computer Linguistic methods

Cognotekt is a medium-size company with an excellent, harmonious team. The position is challenging. You will gain real-world experience in consulting and applied linguistics. The job is based in Cologne.

We are looking forward to your application!

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Thomas Weidhaas

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