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Magali Jeanmaire duclaux at elda.fr
Wed Dec 10 06:49:45 EST 2003


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         New Job Opportunities at ELRA/ELDA

              EVALUATION DEPARTMENT

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ELDA has been strongly expanding its activities in the
evaluation of Human Language Technologies (HLT).
The evaluation department at ELDA exists to promote
HLT evaluation activities in Europe, and to act as a
clearing house for this area with the support of a network
of evaluation units based on a large number of European
institutes, both public research centres and private companies.
In the context of two projects, funded by the European Union's
6th Framework Programme for the Information Society, ELDA is
seeking to fill a number of positions:

1/ Department director:

He/she will be in charge of managing ELDA's activities related to
evaluation and co-ordinating the work of the evaluation team and the
ELRA network of evaluation centres.

Profile:
- Advanced degree in computer science, computational linguistics,
library and information science, knowledge management or similar fields
- Experience and/or good knowledge of the evaluation programmes in
Europe, the US and Japan
- Experience in project management, including the management of
European projects
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team, in particular the
ability to supervise members of a multidisciplinary team
- Proficiency in English

2/ Junior engineers:

The junior engineers will be involved in the specific activities of HLT
evaluation at ELDA in the framework of the European and international
projects mentioned above.

Profile:
- Advanced degree in computer science, computational linguistics,
library and information science, knowledge management or similar fields
- Good knowledge of development under UNIX/Linux, including Perl
- Good knowledge of the evaluation programmes in Europe, the US
and Japan
- Experience in project management, including the management of
European projects
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Proficiency in English

Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. However,
a final decision will be made by the end of January 2004. The positions
are based in Paris and candidates should have the citizenship (or residency
papers) of a European Union country.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants should email, fax, or post a cover letter addressing the points
listed above together with a curriculum vitae to:

Khalid CHOUKRI
ELRA / ELDA
55-57, rue Brillat Savarin
75013 Paris FRANCE
Tel: +33 1 43 13 33 33; Fax: +33 1 43 13 33 30
Email: choukri at elda.fr
Websites: www.elda.fr or www.elra.info

The European Language Resources Association (ELRA) is a non-profit
making organisation founded by the European Commission in 1995, with
the mission of providing a clearing house for language resources and promoting
Human Language Technologies.
The Evaluations and Language resources Distribution Agency (ELDA) is
ELRA's operational body. ELDA identifies, collects, markets, evaluates and
distributes language resources, and organises the evaluation of HLT, along
with the dissemination of general information in the field of HLT.



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