27.3456, Jobs: English; Danish; Finnish; Norwegian Bokmål; Norwegian Nynorsk; Swedish; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics: Project Manager, Pygmalion

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Subject: 27.3456, Jobs: English; Danish; Finnish; Norwegian Bokmål; Norwegian Nynorsk; Swedish; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics: Project Manager, Pygmalion

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Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2016 13:20:48
From: Alena Butryna [AdvancedLinguistics at gmail.com]
Subject: English; Danish; Finnish; Norwegian Bokmål; Norwegian Nynorsk; Swedish; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics: Project Manager, Pygmalion, Stockholm, Sweden

 
University or Organization: Pygmalion 
Job Location: Stockholm, Sweden 
Job Title: Analytic Linguistic Project Manager for Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, or Finnish
Job Rank: Manager

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics 

Required Language(s): Danish (dan)
                      English (eng) 
                      Finnish (fin) 
                      Norwegian Bokmål (nob) 
                      Norwegian Nynorsk (nno) 
                      Swedish (swe) 

Description:

Job title:

Analytic Linguistic Project Manager for Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, or Finnish
(multiple positions)

Locations: Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, Helsinki

Job description:

The role of the 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 the target language (Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, or
Finnish) and fluent in 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: 6-12 months (with potential for extension)

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 [language]" in the subject line.



Application Deadline: 31-Oct-2016 (Open until filled)
	  
Email Address for Applications: AdvancedLinguistics at gmail.com 
Contact Information:
	Alena Butryna 
	Email: AdvancedLinguistics at gmail.com 


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