Jobs [temporary position, 6 months]: linguistics

[Job posted on September 11th 2014 by Google on list LN]

Job title: Junior Linguist [French]

 

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

Work will be done from home, but Junior Linguists must live in the Paris
area in order to travel to the Google office for training and meetings.

*The tasks include:*

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

*Requirements*:

– native-level speaker of French and fluent in English
– preferred degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics
– experience in annotation work
– knowledge of semantics, syntax, morphology or lexicography
– ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; learn in-house tools
– keen interest in technology and computer-literate
– excellent oral and written communication skills
– attention to detail and good organizational skills
– ability to work independently from home with reliable internet
connectivity

Project duration: 6 months (with potential for extension)

For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in
English (in PDF format) with “Junior Linguists [French]” in the subject
line.

E-mail address for applications: *advancedlinguistics@gmail.com*

Application deadline: September 29th. 2014

Contact information: Bruno Cartoni

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