Jobs [temporary position, 1 year] : NLP

[Jobs posted on february 23, 2014 on the list LN by Google]

Junior Linguists for NLP tasks

Apologies for cross-posting

Junior Linguists [German]

Job description:

As a Junior Linguist, you will be annotating and reviewing linguistic
data in German. You will also contribute to a number of other tasks to
improve natural language processing at Google.

There are five full-time contract positions available, at 40 hours per
week for a period of 12 months. You will be mostly working from home,
but in close proximity to our office in *Munich* for training and
subsequent intermediary meetings.

The tasks include:

– annotating and reviewing linguistic data
– labeling text with semantic, syntactic and morphological features
– annotating lexicon entries according to guidelines
– deriving NLP data for new and on-going projects


– native-level speaker of German and fluent in English
– degree in Linguistics, Computational Linguistics or similar, with
knowledge of semantics, syntax, morphology and/or lexicography
– ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; learn in-house tools
– keen interest in technology and computer-literate
– should have an interest in natural language processing,
linguistics, linguistic resources
– excellent oral and written communication skills
– attention to detail and good organizational skills
– ability to work independently from home with reliable internet

Project duration: 12 months

For immediate consideration, please e-mail your CV and a cover letter in
English (in PDF format) with “Junior Linguists [German]” in the subject
line to the following address:

E-mail address for applications:

Application deadline: open until filled

Contact information: Linne Ha