[Elsnet-list] Job: Computational linguist (UCL - CENTAL, Belgium)

Cédrick Fairon cedrick.fairon at uclouvain.be
Wed Jul 11 15:00:15 CEST 2007

The Center for Natural Language Processing (CENTAL) in Louvain-la-Neuve
(University of Louvain, UCL, Belgium) is seeking:

A Computational Linguist

for a full-time position of indeterminate length,
starting September 2007.
The CENTAL is a research center associated with the College of  
Philosophy and
Letters and specializes in the computational treatment of languages.   
The center
is active in both research and teaching.  It also collaborates with  
others research centers of the Catholic University of Louvain on  
projects to
which it brings its expertise on matters concerning the computational  
of texts.  The CENTAL is involved with numerous research projects on  
a national
and international level as well.

Description of Position:

- Responsible for the development of the center with regards to  
   advances in computer science and assume a role of coordination of
   projects (60%);

- Be up to date with technological advancements in the area of Automatic
   Treatment of Language and provide advice to the CENTAL and to  
   at the Catholic University of Louvain (10%);

- Manage the linguistic resources of the CENTAL while improving and  
   them (15%);

- Contribute to the installation, configuration, and maintenance of  
   infrastructures and identify prospective needs (15%).

Qualifications and skills necessary:

- Bachelor's/Master's in Computer Science with in-depth knowledge of
   Linguistics (complementary degree or relevant experience) or
   Bachelor's/Master's in Linguistics or Philology with in-depth  
   of Computer Science (complementary degree or relevant experience).

- The candidate should have experience or knowledge in the domain of  
   Treatment of Language and if possible in: text algorithms; Web  
   (client/server and crawlers); databases.

- Knowledge in:

Programming: Java / C / Prolog / Perl, Php, Python.
Databases: SQL Server / MySql.
Platforms: Windows & Linux.

A command of one or more foreign languages is a plus.

Job offer reference: 07/110/2745
Open from  30/06/07 to 31/08/07
Send application materials (cv+letter) to:
Service de gestion des ressources humaines
Place de l’Université 1
1348 Louvain-la-Neuve
or by Fax : 010/47.83.72
or by mail : wartel at rhum.ucl.ac.be

Contact and information :
Cédrick Fairon
cedrick.fairon at uclouvain.be
Directeur du CENTAL
Centre de traitement automatique du langage
Université catholique de Louvain
Place Blaise Pascal, 1
1348 Louvain-la-Neuve
tel: +32 10 47 37 88
fax: +32 10 47 26 06

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