Job: Development of a web-service based arquitecture for language resources, ELDA, Paris, France

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Fri Feb 19 20:18:48 UTC 2010

Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 18:27:28 +0100
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ELDA offers a position for its Language Resource Production and
Evaluation activities working in the framework of European projects.
The post will go round a number of NLP activities within ELDA, with a
focus on the development of a web-service based arquitecture for the
automatic production and distribution of language resources (applied
to lexical acquisition and Machine Translation technologies).  The
candidate may also be involved in the creation of on-line catalogues
and Information Retrieval development.


- Degree or MSc in computer science, computational linguistics,
  natural language processing or similar fields
- Good programming skills in C, C++, Perl and/or Java
- Experience and/or knowledge of web services
- Good knowledge of Linux and open source software
- Experience and/or knowledge of data alignment and language
  processing is a plus
- Experience and/or knowledge of Machine Translation, Information
  Retrieval and related areas is a plus
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team, in particular
  to collaborate with members of a multidisciplinary and multilingual
- Proficiency in French and English

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. The
position is based in Paris and candidates should have the citizenship
(or residency papers) of a European Union country.

Salaries: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should send (preferably via email) a cover letter
addressing the points listed above together with a curriculum vitae

Victoria ARRANZ
55-57, rue Brillat-Savarin
75013 Paris
Fax: 01 43 13 33 30

The European Language Resources Association (ELRA) is a non-profit
making organisation founded by the European Commission in 1995, with
the mission of providing a clearing house for language resources and
promoting Human Language Technologies.

The Evaluations and Language resources Distribution Agency (ELDA) is
ELRA's operational body. ELDA identifies, collects, distributes and
evaluates language resources. It also organises evaluation activities
and campaigns in HLT, as well as disseminates general information in
the HLT field.

For further information about ELRA/ELDA, visit:

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