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Tuesday, July 12, 2011 by Chris Wellekens

6-8 (2011-02-22) Programming position at ELDA Paris France

ELDA offers a position for its Language Resource Production and Evaluation activities working in the framework of European projects.  


The position is related to a number of NLP activities within ELDA, with a focus on the development of web-service architectures for the automatic production and distribution of language resources.

The candidate may also be involved in the creation of LR repositories, NLP applications development and/or evaluation, etc.

- Degree or MSc in computer science, computational linguistics, natural language processing or similar fields (preference for a PhD)
- Good programming skills in C, C++, Perl and/or Java
- Experience and/or knowledge of web services
- Good knowledge of Linux and open source software
- Good knowledge of Django, database management (MySQL), programming environment
- Experience and/or knowledge of NLP is a plus
- Experience and/or knowledge of Machine Translation, Information Retrieval and related areas is a plus
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team, in particular to collaborate with members of a multidisciplinary and multilingual team
- Proficiency in French and English
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications will be considered until the position is filled. The position is based in Paris, France and candidates should have the citizenship (or residency papers) of a European Union country.
Applicants should send (preferably via email) a cover letter addressing the points listed above together with a curriculum vitae to:
Khalid CHOUKRI                                                                                                             
ELRA / ELDA                                                                                                                      
55-57, rue Brillat Savarin                                                                                                          
Fax : +33 1 43 13 33 30
Email :
The European Language Resources Association (ELRA) is a non-profit making organisation founded by the European Commission in 1995, with the mission of providing a clearing house for language resources and promoting Human Language Technologies.
The Evaluations and Language resources Distribution Agency (ELDA) is ELRA's operational body. ELDA identifies, collects, distributes and evaluates language resources. It also organises evaluation activities and campaigns in HLT, as well as disseminates general information in the HLT field.

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