[Elsnet-list] Portuguese lexicographer at SYSTRAN

Bianka BUSCHBECK buschbeck at systran.fr
Wed Dec 13 15:48:21 CET 2006

SYSTRAN France, located in Paris, is seeking a highly qualified Portuguese
computational lexicographer to join an international team for the
development of MT dictionary resources. 

Reference: BB_LD_PTLX_200625
Department: Linguistic Resources
Location: PARIS La Défense, FRANCE
Type of position: permanent
Application deadline: 31/12/2006 

Job description:

Development of Portuguese Machine Translation dictionaries

- Dictionary coding and maintenance for Portuguese language pairs
- Corpus-based work on dictionary extension
- Review of translation quality, error analysis and resolution
- Testing and documentation of the results of dictionary updates
- Improvement of Portuguese resources for automatic dictionary coding
- Linguistic support for client projects involving Portuguese


- Native competence of Portuguese and high fluency in English and French
- Profound knowledge of computational lexicography and NLP in general
- Strong skills in Portuguese, English and French morphology and syntax
- Familiarity with a Linux environment, Perl and scripting languages
- Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team


M.A. or B.A. in Computational Linguistics, Linguistics or Translation
Studies, and 2+ years experience in an industrial or academic NLP

Contact person: Bianka Buschbeck
Phone: +33(0)147968670
Email: buschbeck at systran.fr
Website: www.systran.fr

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