LINGUIST List 29.739

Thu Feb 15 2018

Jobs: English; German; Japanese; Russian; Spanish; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax: Linguistic Project Manager, Pygmalion

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>


Date: 12-Feb-2018
From: Katie Vadella <kvadellagoogle.com>
Subject: English; German; Japanese; Russian; Spanish; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax: Linguistic Project Manager, Pygmalion, California, USA
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University or Organization: Pygmalion
Job Location: California, USA
Job Title: Linguistic Project Manager for NLU

Job Rank: Manager

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

Required Language(s): German (deu)
                                      English (eng)
                                      Russian (rus)
                                      Japanese (jpn)
                                      Spanish (spa)
                                      Hindi (hin)
                                      Indonesian (ind)
                                      Korean (kor)
                                      French (fra)

Description:

This position has been filled.

The role of the Linguistic Project Manager for NLU is to help develop NLU systems in collaboration with computational linguists and linguistic annotators.

Work will be done onsite in Mountain View, CA, with an immediate start date.

Responsibilities include:
- Developing NLU systems
- Advising linguistic annotators on how to complete their work
- Refining guidelines for semantic, syntactic and morphological analysis
- Evaluating and analyzing data quality

Job requirements:
- Graduate degree, or comparable work experience, in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics
- Professional fluency in English
- Knowledge of semantics and syntax
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts
- An interest in natural language processing
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Good organizational skills
- Able to multitask effectively and adjust smoothly to changing priorities
- Near-native level of at least one of the following languages: Korean, Italian, Portuguese, Hindi, Indonesian, German, French, Russian, Spanish

Preferred qualifications:
- Experience with linguistic annotation in semantics and syntax
- Experience programming or scripting, and working in Linux/Unix environment

Project duration:
Estimated at 12 months (with potential for extension). This is a fixed-term contract, not a permanent position.

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

Application Deadline: This position has been filled.

Contact Information:
Katie Vadella
Email: advancedlinguisticsgmail.com

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