Jobs [permanent position]: NLP

[Job posted on 19h november 2014 on Mployability]

Programme Director Linguistic Resources

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Location UK, United Kingdom
Date Posted November 18, 2014
Category Natural Language Technology
Job Type Perm
Salary £Neg

Description

World-leading publisher seeks experienced leader to manage a new group developing a range of linguistic resources for digitally under-documented languages.This is a fantastic opportunity to lead the development of a new range of linguistic resources for languages which have to date not been well served by the digital ecosystem. Working with a team of experts in lexicography, community management and technology, you will develop and deliver a strategy to build platforms and tools to enable development of effective linguistic (lexical) resources for these languages. Ideal candidates will have experience of working within complex organisations, and of running complex technology-focussed projects. This role will see you working at a strategic level, championing the aims of the program both internally and externally, and laying out the program and schedule of work. This is a unique position that we are keen to discuss with a range of candidates. Ideally you will bring experience of complex program or project management, working at a strategic level and building a multi-disciplinary team. Further to that, *any* of the following experience and skills would be of interest in relation to this position: – A background running or managing research projects, particularly in the language technology, semantic web or lexicography domains – Experience running complex community-focussed web projects, particularly for large, complex organisations, charities or the public sector – Experience leading teams on projects related to collecting and managing large datasets/Big Data – An demonstrable interest in and passion for language documentation, and senior-level experience of research or development environment. All enquiries in the first instance to nick.gallimore@mployability.net. Speculative calls are welcome on 01327 355210. Mployability is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this position.
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