LINGUIST List 21.4743|
Thu Nov 25 2010
Jobs: Various Langs & Computational Ling: Researcher, Lingenio GmbH
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1. Kurt Eberle ,
Dutch; Spanish; Portuguese & Computational Linguistics: Researcher, Lingenio GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
Message 1: Dutch; Spanish; Portuguese & Computational Linguistics: Researcher, Lingenio GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
From: Kurt Eberle <k.eberlelingenio.de>
Subject: Dutch; Spanish; Portuguese & Computational Linguistics: Researcher, Lingenio GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
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University or Organization: Lingenio GmbH
Job Location: Heidelberg, Germany
Web Address: http://www.lingenio.de/English/index.htm
Job Rank: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Translation; Grammar Development
Required Language(s): Dutch (nld)
The research will be part of a joint project of the University of Leeds
and Lingenio GmbH called HyghTra which investigates possibilities of rapid
construction of hybrid high quality Machine Translation systems which
combine rule based and statistical methods applied to a number of European
languages. A main topic of the project is to design declarative core
grammars and train them using monolingual and bilingual corpora and
The candidate will contribute to working out and to statistically
optimizing the grammars for Spanish, Portuguese and Dutch and the
corresponding parts of the dictionaries of the translation systems. Also he
or she will be expected to contribute to integrating the work done at the
University of Leeds and the development at Lingenio.
Skills and Experience:
- Broad general knowledge in Computational Linguistics, in particular
good understanding of formal grammars and machine learning methods
- Good programming skills in C/C++ or Prolog
- Skills in scripting languages (Perl/Python) are welcome
- Good understanding of rule-based and statistical machine translation
- Experience in grammar development, preferentially on the basis of
dependence grammar formalisms
- Good knowledge of Spanish, Portuguese or Dutch and ability to design and
implement corresponding dependence grammars
- Good command of written and spoken English and German
- Skills in other Germanic and Romance Languages or Slavic languages are
Masters/Diploma in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science or equivalent.
Experience: 4 years in postgraduate research or development positions.
Duration: 18 months.
Salary: in relation to the available skills and experience
The official call is available at the application URL given below. General
information about Lingenio can be found at our website.
Application Deadline: 18-Dec-2010
Email Address for Applications: k.eberlelingenio.de
Web Address for Applications: http://www.lingenio.de/English/Lingenio/jobs.htm
PD Dr. Kurt Eberle
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