Analytical Linguist Project Manager – Bilingual

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  • Category
    Information Technology - Project Manager
  • Job type
    Temporary/Contract
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Have you ever dreamed of working in Paris? We have an amazing opportunity to work for the biggest search engine company in the world on a 1-year contract through Adecco France.
Adecco is currently recruiting for a Bilingual Analytic Linguistic Project Manager for a 1-year contract with Adecco in Paris, France. To be eligible for this exciting opportunity, the successful candidate must hold a valid Passport. In addition, they will receive a partial reimbursement for the cost of their plane ticket.
Job description:
The role of the Analytic Linguistic Project Manager is to consult with Natural Language Understanding Researchers on creating guidelines and setting standards for a variety of NLP projects as well as to manage the work of a team of junior linguists to achieve high quality data output.
This includes:

  • Reviewing and annotating linguistic data
  • Developing phonetic/phonemic transcription rules
  • Analyzing acoustic data to evaluate speech synthesis
  • Deriving NLP data for new and on¬going projects
  • Training, managing, and overseeing the work of a team of junior linguists
  • Creating guidelines for semantic, syntactic and morphological projects
  • Consulting with researchers and engineers on the development of linguistic databases
  • Identifying and assigning required tasks for a project
  • Tracking and reporting the team's progress
  • Monitoring and controlling quality of the data annotated by the team
  • Providing linguistic/operational guidance and support to the team
  • Linguistic Field(s):
    Morphology, Semantics, Syntax, Lexicography, NLP, Phonetics, Phonology
    Job requirements:

  • Native speaker French and fluent in English
  • Master's degree or higher in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics with experience in semantics, syntax, morphology, lexicography, phonetics, or phonology
  • Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts? should have an interest in natural language processing
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Previous project management and people management experience
  • Knowledge of a programming language or previous experience working in a Linux environment  
  • If you are interested in applying to our Bilingual Analytic Linguistic Project Manager position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco' button.

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    Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_1229958

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