job posting: Linguistic Project Manager, Pygmalion (CA)

University or Organization: Pygmalion
Job Location: California, USA
Job Title: Linguistic Project Manager [English]
Job Rank: Manager

Specialty Areas: Discourse Analysis; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax

Description:

The role of the Linguistic Project Manager is to consult with Natural Language
Understanding Researchers on creating guidelines and setting standards for a
variety of NLP projects, as well as to manage the work of a team of Junior
Linguists to achieve high quality data output.

Work will be done on-site in Mountain View, CA.

The tasks include:
– Training, managing and overseeing the work of a team of junior linguists
– Creating guidelines for semantic, syntactic and morphological projects
– Evaluating and analyzing data quality
– Consulting with researchers and engineers on the development of linguistic
databases

Job requirements:
– Native-level speaker of English
– High degree of proficiency in at least one other language
– Graduate degree, or comparable work experience, in Linguistics or
Computational Linguistics
– Knowledge of semantics and syntax
– Experience programming or scripting, and working in Linux/Unix environment
– Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts; should have an interest in
natural language processing
– Excellent oral and written communication skills
– Good organizational skills
– Able to multitask effectively, and adjust smoothly to changing priorities
– Previous project management and people management experience preferred
– Experience in semantics and syntax and working with linguistic annotations
preferred

Project duration:
12 months (with potential for extension). This is a fixed-term contract, not a
permanent position.

How to apply: For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover
letter in English (in PDF format) with “Linguistic Project Manager [English]”
in the subject line.

Application Deadline: 31-Jan-2018 (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: advancedlinguistics@gmail.com
Contact Information:
Jess Kirchner
Email: advancedlinguistics@gmail.com