Jobs [temporary position, 12 months]: linguistics/NLP

[Jobs posted on march 14th 2014 by Google on linguistlist]

Junior Linguist

University or Organization: Google, Inc.
Job Location: New York, USA
Job Title: Junior Linguists [Russian] — several positions
Job Rank: Junior Linguist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Natural Language Processing

Required Language(s): Russian (rus)


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

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

Temp agency

– 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 connectivity

Language requirements:
Native-level speaker of Russian and fluent in English

Specific requirements:
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 New York for training and subsequent intermediary meetings.

Educational level:
Bachelor’s Degree

How to apply:
Please submit your CV and a cover letter in English (in PDF format) with Junior Linguists [Russian] in the CV title.

Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Vitaly Nikolaev