Job: Job openings at ELDA (reminder)

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Wed Sep 29 07:53:01 UTC 2010

Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2010 11:00:44 +0200
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[Apologies for multiple postings]

Two positions are currently available at ELDA (reminder).

1) Engineer in HLT Evaluation Department

He/she will be in charge of managing the evaluation activities in
relation with the collection of Language Resources for evaluation, the
evaluation of technology components, and in general, the setting up of
an HLT evaluation infrastructure. As part of the HLT Evaluation
Department, he/she will be working on European projects and will be
involved in the evaluation of technology components related to
information retrieval, information extraction, machine translation,

Profile :

  * Engineer/Master degree (preference for a PhD) in computer science,
    electrical engineering, computational linguistics, information
    science, knowledge management or similar fields.

  * Experience and/or good knowledge of the information
    retrieval/information extraction programmes in Europe, the US and

  * Experience in project management, including the management of
    European projects.

  * Experience and/or good knowledge of issues related to Language

  * Ability to work independently and as part of a team, in particular
    the ability to supervise members of a multidisciplinary team.

  * Proficiency in English.

2) Programmer

ELDA offers a position for its Language Resource Production and
Evaluation activities working in the framework of European projects.
The position is related to a number of NLP activities within ELDA,
with a focus on the development of web-service architectures for the
automatic production and distribution of language resources. The
candidate may also be involved in the creation of LR repositories, NLP
applications development and/or evaluation, etc.

Profile :

  * Degree or MSc in computer science, computational linguistics,
    natural language processing or similar fields (preference for a

  * 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 NLP 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 team

  * Proficiency in French and English

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

Khalid Choukri
55-57, rue Brillat-Savarin
75013 Paris
Fax : 01 43 13 33 30
Courriel :job at

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