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Magali Jeanmaire duclaux at elda.fr
Wed Dec 10 06:58:19 EST 2003


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         New Job Opportunities at ELRA/ELDA

              Language Resources Department

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ELDA has been strongly expanding its activities in the production
of Language Resources for the Human Language Technologies sector.
The Language Resources production team at ELDA exists to promote
the production, validation and distribution of Language Resources in
Europe within a legally sound framework and to act as the clearing house
in this area with the support of a network of production/validation 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 language
resources production, validation and distribution and co-ordinating the work
of the language resources team and the ELRA network of production/validation
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 language resources production
and validation programmes in Europe, the USand 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
language resources
production and validation 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 language resources production/validation programmes
in Europe, the USand 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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