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Job Announcement: Brandeis University

Mandarin Chinese; English; Syntax; NLP: Consultant, Brandeis University, Massachusetts, USA

Employer: Brandeis University
Job Location: Massachusetts, USA
Title: linguistic consultants
Rank: Consultant
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Natural Language Processing (NLP)
Language Specialty: Chinese, Mandarin
LL Issue: 24.1298
Date Submitted: 15-Mar-2013
Job Description: Applications are invited for linguistics consultant positions in the Language and Computation Lab, Department of Computer Science at Brandeis University. The linguistics consultants are expected to perform syntactic analysis on Chinese and English natural language data to support the development of a cutting edge Chinese-English Machine Translation system. The specific form of employment is flexible depending on the individual situation of the applicant and can be discussed.

- Native or near-native level of proficiency in Mandarin Chinese and English
- Ph.D. or M.A. in linguistics
- Training in theoretical syntax, but flexible in one's theoretical orientation
- Interested in computational linguistics problems
- Comfortable working with a computer
- Eligible to work or can obtain work authorization in the U.S.

Desirable traits/skills:
- Detail-oriented, and enjoying working with linguistic data
- Programming skills with scripting languages such as Perl and Python would be helpful, but not required
- Strong interest in language and linguistics

Applications including a CV and two reference letters should be submitted via email.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Email: click here to access email
Contact Information: Dr. Nianwen  Xue
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This position has been filled.