26.1813, Jobs: Computational Linguistics; Language Documentation; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Software Engineer, Labex Empirical Foundations of Linguistics
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Subject: 26.1813, Jobs: Computational Linguistics; Language Documentation; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Software Engineer, Labex Empirical Foundations of Linguistics
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Date: Sun, 05 Apr 2015 19:16:50
From: Guillaume Jacques [rgyalrongskad at gmail.com]
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Language Documentation; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Software Engineer, Labex Empirical Foundations of Linguistics, Paris, France
University or Organization: Labex Empirical Foundations of Linguistics
Job Location: Paris, France
Web Address: http://www.labex-efl.org
Job Title: Software Engineer for Language Resource Management
Job Rank: Programmer; Software Engineer
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Language Documentation; Text/Corpus Linguistics
The Labex EFL (Empirical Foundations of Linguisitics,
http://www.labex-efl.org/) is recruiting a Software engineer for language
resource management. It is a full time position for 36 months.
Job locations : Université Paris 7 and INALCO, Paris.
The position is provided by the strand « language resources » of the Labex EFL
The engineer will be in charge of developing a piece of software for lexical
data management and corpus analysis for field linguists. The software, which
will be designed as a fat client, will be developed in the Python programming
language. It will rely on PyQt or PySide for the graphical user interface. The
engineer will work in collaboration with researchers (linguists, computer
scientists) and engineers who will participate in preparing specifications and
participate in the development work. In addition, s/he will also be in charge
of occasional consulting and light development tasks, as requested by LabEx
members for standardisation, annotation or exploitation of linguistic data.
Applicants must have an in-depth knowledge of the Python language (OOP, regex,
XML, DB interfaces, unittest) and of the PyQt and/or PySide libraries.
Applicants must also have good knowledge of the UML modelling language, of
versioning tools (git, svn) and of Python documentation tools (epydoc or
Doxygen). S/he will need to demonstrate very good listening skills for
understanding the needs and practices of linguists. An interest in linguistics
would be an asset, as well as a familiarity with the Perl programming
Salary and Duration of Contract
The remuneration will follow the standard chart for "ingénieur d'études"
positions.The total duration of the contract is 36 months.
To apply, please send the following documents by email to Guillaume Jacques
(application email below):
- a CV,
- a cover letter,
- the name and contact information for two referees.
Deadline for applications: April 30, 2015
Start of work: June 1st, 2015
You can find this offer directly on the EFL website
Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2015
Email Address for Applications: rgyalrongskad at gmail.com
Web Address for Applications: http://www.labex-efl.org
Email: rgyalrongskad at gmail.com
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