27.4918, Jobs: English; Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing: Project Manager, Pygmalion

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Subject: 27.4918, Jobs: English; Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing: Project Manager, Pygmalion

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Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:56:34
From: Allison Day [AdvancedLinguistics at gmail.com]
Subject: English; Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing: Project Manager, Pygmalion, Sydney, Australia

 
University or Organization: Pygmalion 
Job Location: Sydney, Australia 
Job Title: Analytical Linguistic Project Manager - AU English
Job Rank: Manager

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Job description:

The role of the Australian English Analytic Linguistic Project Manager is to
consult with Natural Language Understanding Researchers on creating guidelines
and setting standards for a variety of NLP projects as well as to manage the
work of a team of junior linguists to achieve high quality data output.

This includes:

- Reviewing and annotating linguistic data
- Developing phonetic/phonemic transcription rules
- Analyzing acoustic data to evaluate speech synthesis
- Deriving NLP data for new and on-going projects
- Training, managing, and overseeing the work of a team of Junior Linguists
- Creating guidelines for semantic, syntactic and morphological projects
- Consulting with researchers and engineers on the development of linguistic
databases
- Identifying and assigning required tasks for a project
- Tracking and reporting the team's progress
- Monitoring and controlling quality of the data annotated by the team
- Providing linguistic/operational guidance and support to the team
- Delivering final output

Job requirements:

- Native-level speaker of Australian English 
- Master's degree or higher in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics with
experience in semantics, syntax, morphology, lexicography or
phonetics/phonology
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; should have an interest in
natural language processing
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Good organizational skills
- Previous project management and people management experience
- Keen interest in technology and computer-literate (should feel comfortable
using in-house tools and should have an interest in linguistics and linguistic
resources)
- Some programming language or previous experience working in a Linux
environment is a plus

Project duration: approximately 6 months

This is not a permanent position but a full-time contract position.

How to apply: For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover
letter in English (PDF format preferred) with "Analytic Linguistic Project
Manager [Australian English]" in the subject line.



Application Deadline: 24-Feb-2017 (Open until filled)
	  
Email Address for Applications: AdvancedLinguistics at gmail.com 
Contact Information:
	Allison Day 
	Email: AdvancedLinguistics at gmail.com 


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