Job: Portuguese Linguist, SYSTRAN

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Tue Mar 6 20:58:24 UTC 2012

Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2012 15:02:06 +0100
From: "BUSCHBECK Bianka" <buschbeck at>
Message-ID: <012501ccfba1$b70b0180$25210480$>

Position Title:            Portuguese Linguist
Position ID:                LD_CLPT_BB_201203

Company:                  SYSTRAN

Department:              Linguistic Resources 
Location:                    Paris 75002, France


Job description:

We are currently looking for a highly qualified Portuguese linguist to
join an international team for the development of MT resources. Primary
responsibilities are:

..  Adaptation of our Portuguese language pairs to the new spelling
    conventions for Portuguese

..  Work on European Portuguese - Brazilian Portuguese localization of
    the Portuguese MT input and output

..  Corpus-based dictionary development for Portuguese language pairs

..  Improvement of Portuguese analysis and automatic dictionary coding

..  Integration and testing of linguistic resources

Required skills:

The ideal candidate should have strong interest in developing and
enhancing the capabilities of machine translation and meet the following

..  Native competence of Portuguese and fluency in English and French

..  Profound knowledge of the Portuguese spelling reform and ability to
    specify rules converting text to the new spelling conventions

..  Good working knowledge of computational lexicography and NLP methods
    in general

..  Strong skills in Portuguese, English and French morphology and

..  Working knowledge of Perl and scripting languages is a plus

..  Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team

Education and experience:

..  Advanced degree in Computational Linguistics, Linguistics or
    Translation Studies (Master or PhD), and 2+ years experience in an
    industrial or academic NLP environment

Please send your application to Bianka Buschbeck: buschbeck at or submit it on our website

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