Jobs [temporary position, 6 months]: Linguistics

[Job posted on june 20th 2015 by Google on Linguist List]

Junior Linguist

University or Organization: Google, Inc.
Department: Natural Language Understanding
Job Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Job Title: Junior Linguist [Czech] — several positions
Job Rank: Junior Linguist; Other

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax

Required Language(s): Czech (ces)

Description:

As a Junior Linguist, you will be annotating and reviewing linguistic data in
Czech. 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
– Evaluating current system outputs
– Deriving NLP data for new and on-going projects

Requirements:

– Native-level speaker of Czech and fluent in English
– 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 extension)

This is a full-time contract position. You will be mostly working from home,
but in close proximity to our office in Prague for training and subsequent
intermediary meetings.

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

Application Deadline: 19-Jul-2015 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: AdvancedLinguistics@gmail.com
Contact Information:
Jana Strnadova
Email: AdvancedLinguistics@gmail.com

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