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Friday, April 22, 2011 by Chris Wellekens

6-5 (2010-12-01) Opened positions/internships at Microsoft: French Linguists (M/F)

Opened positions/internships at Microsoft: French Linguists (M/F)

MLDC – Microsoft Language Development Center, a branch of the Microsoft Product Group that develops Speech Recognition and Synthesis Technologies, situated in Porto Salvo, Portugal (

 Be native or near native

 Have a university degree in Linguistics (with good computational skills), Computational Linguistics (Master’s or PhD) or related area

 Have an advanced level of English (oral and written)

 Have some experience in working with Speech Technology/Natural Language Processing/Linguistics, either in academia or in industry

 Have some computational ability – being able to run tools, being comfortable to work with Microsoft Office tools and having some programming fundamentals, though no programming is required

 Have team work skills

 Willing to work in Porto Salvo (near Lisbon) for the duration of the contract

 Willing to work in a multicultural and multinational team across the globe, is seeking a part-time or full-time temporary language expert in the French language and Linguistics, for a 4 months contract, to work in speech and language technology related development projects. Salary conditions and work details are discussed in the interview. The successful candidate should have the following requirements: French speaker (from France) Duration of the contract: January 3st – April 30th 2011.

To apply, please submit your resume and a brief statement describing your experience and abilities to

Daniela Braga:

We will only consider electronic submissions.

Deadline for submissions

: open until filled.

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