Date: Wed, 28 Jun 1995 13:18:55 EDT From: ehn+[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] (Eric


Subject: German Technical Leader

US-PA-Pittsburgh Machine Translation Language Developer (German), CMU

German Technical Leader, Machine Translation Applications

The CATALYST project at the Center for Machine Translation, Carnegie

Mellon University, is seeking a talented and energetic individual for

the position of German Technical Leader.

CATALYST is a large-scale MT application for commercial document

delivery in the domain of heavy machinery. Each Target Language

Technical Leader is responsible for the following tasks:

* Work with project leaders to define workplan and schedule for

target language module development, deployment and maintenance

* Supervise and participate in the development and maintenance of each

knowledge source for the application (lexicon, grammar,

interpretation rules, etc.)

* Integrate system knowledge sources into a run-time delivery module

* Participate actively in requirements definition and QA

* Maintain a responsive and professional relationship with customer


The successful applicant must have the following qualifications:

* Native or near-native fluency in German

* M.S. in Computer/Information Science (or related field),

or equivalent experience

* Strong programming skills in Lisp and Unix

* Experience communicating and working productively within a

development group

* Experience in designing and implementing multi-module software


The following skills are also desirable:

* Coursework in linguistics or computational linguistics

* Experience in developing machine translation software or other

types of language processing software

* Experience with commercial software development and system


* Fluency in French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Italian

* Some familiarity with PERL, C++

Full-time Salaried Position, Starting Range: $30,000 to $33,000 USD

Occasional Travel Required

Contact: Eric Nyberg Phone: (412)


Center for Machine Translation Fax: (412)


Carnegie Mellon University EMail:


Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Candidates should send a letter of application, a current vita, at

least three letters of reference, and representative samples of their

work. Resumes, cover letters, etc. may be submitted via EMail, in

ASCII or Postscript form. Resumes may also be submitted by fax or

regular mail, but EMail is preferred. Letters of recommendation must

be faxed or mailed. Applicants from abroad may wish to consider

express mail to ensure a timely submission.