LINGUIST List 31.3307

Thu Oct 29 2020

Jobs: Dutch; English; Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax: Associate Linguist, Lionbridge

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Date: 29-Oct-2020
From: Sofia H <>
Subject: Dutch; English; Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax: Associate Linguist, Lionbridge, Dublin, Ireland
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University or Organization: Lionbridge
Job Location: Dublin, Ireland
Web Address:
Job Title: Associate Linguist

Job Rank: Associate Linguist; Other

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

Required Language(s): Dutch (nld)
                            English (eng)


Work Location: On-site in Dublin, Ireland
Job Status: Employment
Job Duration: Long term (will be clarified at interview stage)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Target language: English (en-GB), Dutch (nl-NL)
We also accept applications for other European languages for the given profile

Lionbridge is looking for Associate Linguists with fluency in Dutch or English to work in a Natural Language Processing team based in Dublin. The role of the Associate Linguist is to provide linguistic expertise for developing NLP tools for the target language.

You will work on a number of tasks to improve natural language processing:
- Developing grammars for Natural Language Understanding.
- Creating templates for Natural Language Generation.
- Evaluating current system outputs.
- Annotating and reviewing linguistic data.

Minimum Requirements:
- Fluency in the target language.
- Degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics; or equivalent work experience.
- Good knowledge of semantics, syntax, morphology, phonology and lexicography of the target language.
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts, learn in-house tools.
- Ability to work independently with confidence and little oversight.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Full-time availability.
- Eligibility to work in Dublin, Ireland.

Preferred Requirements:
- Keen interest in technology and computer-literacy.
- Experience using NLP tools and concepts.
- Experience in annotation work.

As an equal opportunity employer, Lionbridge welcomes and embraces a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, genetic information, or protected military or veteran status.

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To apply, please send your resume to the provided application email provided below along with your availability info.

Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2021 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Sofia H

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