Date: Wed, 2 Aug 1995 07:34:55 -0500

From: jeffrey howard allen jhallen[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]INDIANA.EDU

Subject: lexicographer positiond)

Another job offer for those who are interested.


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Date: Wed, 28 Jun 1995 13:18:48 EDT

From: ehn+[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] (Eric Nyberg)

Subject: Lexicographer

US-PA-Pittsburgh Machine Translation Lexicographer, CMU

Lexicographer, 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 Lexicographer.

CATALYST is a large-scale MT application for commercial document

delivery in the domain of heavy machinery. The Lexicographer is

responsible for the following tasks:

* implementation of lexicon refinement/enhancement/maintenance tasks,

in support of source and target language lexicon development.

The successful applicant must have the following qualifications:

* M.A. in linguistics, M.S in computational linguistics or a related


* Native or near-native fluency in English

* Experience developing knowledge sources for language software,

preferably large-scale, multi-lingual lexicons for machine


in technical domains

* Understanding of the principles of lexicography and terminology

management, especially as they relate to semantic accuracy and


* Demonstrated ability to proactively identify and quantify lexical

issues that arise during development/refinement, with special

attention paid to issues which span multiple knowledge sources (e.g.,

domain model, TL lexicons, etc.).

Skill and experience in these areas are preferred but not required:

* Fluency in any of French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese,


* Experience with manual translation in technical domains

Full-time Salaried Position, Starting Range: $27,000 to $30,000 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.