[Corpora-List] Computational Linguist Position Available

Sean McLennan SMclennan at zicorp.com
Thu Mar 17 18:58:57 CET 2005


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Job Posting: Zi Corporation, Calgary, Alberta




Position: Linguist



Zi Corporation is a market-driven technology company delivering intelligent interface solutions to enhance the user experience of wireless and consumer technologies in many written languages. Zi supports its strategic partners from offices in Calgary, Beijing, Hong Kong, San Francisco and Stockholm.



Job Summary:



Zi Corporation has an immediate opening for a linguist based in Calgary. Short term or long term possibilities exist and for the right person relocation in also possible; terms will be negotiated on an individual basis.



Responsibilities/Typical duties:



The position involves the professional application of skills and knowledge to develop information structures and formal algorithms for language processing.



Typical duties include the following:



* Work with the lexicon and morphology of languages representing a wide variety of language families, including developing morphological tagging systems
* Work with native speakers, coordinating assignments
* Participate in further developing the intelligence of and applications of the linguistic databases
* Customize databases according to customer specifications and market interest



Qualifications:

The candidate should have a strong background in theoretical linguistics and strong computer skills.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

* A minimum Masters degree in Linguistics, PhD preferred
* Demonstrated research/professional experience in corpus linguistics / computational linguistics / lexicography / or morphology, with published articles in any of these fields
* Demonstrated proficiency in English and at least one other language
* Demonstrated research/professional experience with languages of varied families; a specialty in Indic or African languages would be advantageous
* Two professional/academic references
* Relevant computer skills (especially Microsoft Access and Excel)



To apply to this position, please submit your resume in confidence to careers at zicorp.com

We thank you in advance for your interest; however only candidates we wish to interview will be contacted.



www.zicorp.com <http://www.zicorp.com/>



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