Jobs [temporary position, 6-24 months]: NLP

[Job posted on 24th august 2015 by Google on Linguist List]

Analytic Linguistic Project

Manager

University or Organization: Google, Inc.
Department: Natural Language Understanding
Job Location: Hanoi, Viet Nam
Job Title: Analytic Linguistic Project Manager [Vietnamese]
Job Rank: Analytic Linguistic Project Manager; Manager

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax

Required Language(s): Vietnamese (vie)

Description:

The role of the Analytic Linguistic Project Manager is to consult with Natural Language Understanding Researchers on creating guidelines and setting standards for a variety of NLP projects as well as to manage the work of a team of junior linguists to achieve high quality data output.

This includes:

– Training, managing and overseeing the work of a team of junior linguists
– Creating guidelines for semantic, syntactic and morphological projects
– Evaluating and analyzing data quality
– Consulting with researchers and engineers on the development of linguistic databases

Job requirements:

– Native-level speaker of Vietnamese and fluent in English
– Master’s degree or higher in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics, specializing in semantics, syntax, morphology or lexicography
– Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; should have an interest in natural language processing
– Excellent oral and written communication skills
– Good organizational skills
– Previous project management and people management experience preferred
– Some programming language or previous experience working in a Linux environment a plus

Project duration: 6-24 months (with potential for extension)

This is not a permanent position but a full-time contract position at 40 hours per week.

Application Deadline: 23-Feb-2016 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: AdvancedLinguistics@gmail.com
Contact Information:
Kohei Saito
Email: AdvancedLinguistics@gmail.com

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