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 


Description:

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
project. 

Missions

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.

Skills

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
language.

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
(http://www.labex-efl.org).



Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2015 
	  
Email Address for Applications: rgyalrongskad at gmail.com 
Web Address for Applications: http://www.labex-efl.org 
Contact Information:
	Guillaume Jacques 
	Email: rgyalrongskad at gmail.com 


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