26.2072, Jobs: Brazilian Portuguese; Computational Linguistics; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax: Junior Linguist, Google, Inc.

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Subject: 26.2072, Jobs: Brazilian Portuguese; Computational Linguistics; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax: Junior Linguist, Google, Inc.

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Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:13:00
From: Gustavo Mendonça [AdvancedLinguistics at gmail.com]
Subject: Brazilian Portuguese; Computational Linguistics; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax: Junior Linguist, Google, Inc.

 University or Organization: Google, Inc. 
Department: Natural Language Understanding
Job Title: Junior Linguist [Brazilian Portuguese] -- several positions
Job Rank: Junior Linguist; Other

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax 

Required Language(s): Portuguese (por)

Description:

Job description:

As a Junior Linguist, you will be reviewing and annotating linguistic data and
carrying out a number of tasks to improve Google’s natural language
processing.

This includes:

- Reviewing and annotating linguistic data
- Labeling text for semantic, syntactic and morphological characteristics
- Annotating lexicon entries according to guidelines 
- Deriving NLP data for new and on-going projects

Job requirements:

- Native-level speaker of Brazilian Portuguese and fluent in English
- Degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics with knowledge of
semantics, syntax, morphology or lexicography 
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; should have an interest in
natural language processing
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Keen interest in technology and computer-literate (should feel comfortable
using in-house tools and should have an interest in linguistics and linguistic
resources)
- Attention to detail and good organizational skills

The location could be any of the following: Brazil, Zurich, Dublin, London,
Portugal, New York City or Mountain View.

Project duration: 9 months (with potential for extension)

This is not a permanent position but a contract position.

For immediate consideration, please send an email to the application email
below containing your CV and cover letter in English (PDF format preferred)
with "Junior Linguists [Brazilian Portuguese]" in the subject line. Please do
not change the subject.



Application Deadline: 15-Aug-2015 
	  
Email Address for Applications: AdvancedLinguistics at gmail.com 
Contact Information:
	Gustavo Mendonça 
	Email: AdvancedLinguistics at gmail.com



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