[Corpora-List] New Job Opportunity at ELRA/ELDA - Engineer in HLT Evaluation Department

ELDA info at elda.org
Tue Dec 13 10:49:04 CET 2005


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ELDA has been strongly expanding its activities in the evaluation of Human
Language Technologies (HLT). The evaluation department at ELDA conducts HLT
evaluation activities and acts as a clearing house for this area with the
support of a network of evaluation units based on a large number of
European institutes,
both public research centres and private companies.

ELDA is extending its activities and is seeking to fill the following
positions:

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 the European project CHIL (multimodal) and will be involved in
the evaluation of technology components related to multimodal
interfaces/sensors.

Profile :

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Engineer/Master degree (preference for a PhD) in computer science,
electrical engineering, computational linguistics, information science,
knowledge management or similar fields
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Experience and/or good knowledge of the evaluation programmes in Europe,
the US and Japan
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Experience in project management, including the management of European
projects
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Experience and/or good knowledge of speech and/or multimodal technologies
and LRs
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Ability to work independently and as part of a team, in particular the
ability to supervise members of a multidisciplinary team
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Proficiency in English

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. However, a
final decision will be made by the end of January 2006. The position is
based in Paris
and candidates should have the citizenship (or residency papers) of a
European Union country.

Salary : Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should email a cover letter addressing the points listed above
together with a curriculum vitae to:

Khalid CHOUKRI
ELRA/ELDA
55-57, rue Brillat Savarin
75013 Paris
FRANCE
Tel : +33 1 43 13 33 33
Fax : +33 1 43 13 33 30
Email : <mailto:jobs at elda.org>jobs at elda.org


The European Language Resources Association (ELRA) is a non-profit making
organisation founded by the European Commission in 1995, with the
missions of promoting language resources for the Human Language Technology
(HLT) sector, and to evaluate language engineering technologies.

The Evaluation and Language resources Distribution Agency (ELDA) is ELRA's
operational body. ELDA identifies, collects, markets, evaluates and
distributes language resources, and organises the evaluation of HLT, along
with the dissemination of general information in the field of HLT.
ELDA has been strongly expanding its activities in the evaluation of HLT.
The evaluation department at ELDA conducts HLT evaluation activities and
acts as a clearing house for this area with the support of a network of
evaluation units based on a large number of European institutes, both public
research centres and private companies.







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