Job at ELDA: Programming Position

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Thu Dec 9 06:02:53 EST 2010

[Apologies for cross-postings]

ELDAoffers a position for its Language Resource Production and 
Evaluation activities working in the framework of European projects.

The position is related to a number of NLP activities within ELDA, with 
a focus on the development of web-service architectures for the 
automatic production and distribution of language resources.

The candidate may also be involved in the creation of LR repositories, 
NLP applications development and/or evaluation, etc.

- Degree or MSc in computer science, computational linguistics, natural 
language processing or similar fields (preference for a PhD)
- Good programming skills in C, C++, Perl and/or Java
- Experience and/or knowledge of web services
- Good knowledge of Linux and open source software
- Good knowledge of Django, database management (MySQL), programming 
- Experience and/or knowledge of NLP is a plus
- Experience and/or knowledge of Machine Translation, Information 
Retrieval and related areas is a plus
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team, in particular to 
collaborate with members of a multidisciplinary and multilingual team
- Proficiency in French and English

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. The 
position is based in Paris, Franceand candidates should have the 
citizenship (or residency papers) of a European Union country.

Applicants should send (preferably via email) a cover letter addressing 
the points listed above together with a curriculum vitae to:

55-57, rue Brillat Savarin
75013 **Paris****FRANCE**
Fax : +33 1 43 13 33 30
Email : **_job at <mailto:job at>_***

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. ELDAidentifies, collects, 
distributes and evaluates language resources. It also organises 
evaluation activities and campaigns in HLT, as well as disseminates 
general information in the HLT field.
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