Jobs [temporary position, 4-6 months]: NLP

[Job posted on july 7th 2015 by Intel on Linguist List]

Lexical Functional Grammar

(LFG) Developer

University or Organization: Intel Corporation
Department: New Devices Group
Job Location: USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Lexical Functional Grammar (LFG) Developer
Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Syntax

Required Language(s): French (fra)
Italian (ita)


This is a short-term position (4-6 months) for a grammar developer who will contribute to the implementation of an interactive natural language processing system. The main task of the grammar developer is to write an LFG-style grammar to encode the syntactic aspects of French and/or Italian in a given domain.

Minimum level of education

– BA in Linguistics or related field

Knowledge requirements:

– Strong background in Syntax & Semantics
– Knowledge of Lexical Functional Grammar
– Native or near native fluency in French or Italian
– Good command of English for communication with colleagues

Skill requirements:

– Excellent Analytic skills
– Attention to detail
– Good interpersonal skills
– Basic familiarity with Mac OS X, Windows & Linux environments

Experience in the following will be an asset:

– Version control, preferably in Git
– Agile development practices
– Python or other scripting/programming languages.

Interested applications should email a cover letter and CV to Crystal Nakatsu at the application email address below.

Application Deadline: 31-Oct-2015 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Language Systems Platform Manager Crystal Nakatsu Nakatsu

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