LINGUIST List 29.851

Thu Feb 22 2018

Jobs: Arabic; Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Morphology; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax: Associate Linguist, Pygmalion

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


Date: 21-Feb-2018
From: Ana Tam <advancedlinguisticsgmail.com>
Subject: Arabic; Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Morphology; Phonology; Semantics; Syntax: Associate Linguist, Pygmalion, New York, USA
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University or Organization: Pygmalion
Job Location: New York, USA
Job Title: Associate Linguist [Arabic - Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Morocco]

Job Rank: Associate Linguist; Other

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

Required Language(s): Arabic, Algerian (arq)
                            Arabic, Moroccan (ary)
                            Arabic

Description:

As an Associate Linguist, you will be performing semantic and syntactic analysis on linguistic data. You will also contribute to a number of other tasks to improve natural language understanding systems.

The tasks include:
- Annotating and reviewing linguistic data
- Context-free grammar analysis and design
- Applying semantic, syntactic and morphological labels to text
- Annotating lexical features
- Error analysis for current system outputs
- Deriving NLP data for new and ongoing projects

Job requirements:
- Native-level speaker of Arabic (Saudi Arabia, Algeria or Morocco) and fluent in English
- Degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics
- Experience in annotation work
- Knowledge of semantics and syntax
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; learn in-house tools
- Keen interest in technology and computer-literate
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Attention to detail and good organizational skills
- Able to multitask effectively, and adjust smoothly to changing priorities

Location:
This is a full-time contract position. Work will done be from our office located in New York City, NY, USA.

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

For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English (in PDF format) with “Associate Linguists [Arabic-SA/DZ/MA]” in the subject line.

Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2018

Email Address for Applications: advancedlinguisticsgmail.com
Contact Information:
Ana Tam
Email: advancedlinguisticsgmail.com

Page Updated: 22-Feb-2018