Date: Wed, 2 Aug 1995 07:34:55 -0500 From: jeffrey howard allen Subject: lexicographer positiond) Another job offer for those who are interested. JEFF ---------- Forwarded message ---------- 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 field * Native or near-native fluency in English * Experience developing knowledge sources for language software, preferably large-scale, multi-lingual lexicons for machine translation in technical domains * Understanding of the principles of lexicography and terminology management, especially as they relate to semantic accuracy and translatability * 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, Russian * 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) 268-7281 Center for Machine Translation Fax: (412) 268-6298 Carnegie Mellon University EMail: ehn+[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA 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.