Overview

Job title:
Analytic Linguistic Project Manager [Norwegian]

Linguistic Field(s):
NLP, Morphology, Semantics, Syntax, Lexicography, Phonetics, Phonology

Locations: Oslo, Norway

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
– Deriving NLP/TTS data for new and ongoing projects
– Training, managing, and overseeing the work of a team of junior linguists
– 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
– Delivering final output

Job Requirements:
– Native-level speaker of Norwegian and fluent in English
– Experience working with or exposure to Swedish and Danish
– Bachelor’s degree or higher in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics
– Experience in semantics, syntax, morphology, lexicography or phonetics/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
– Keen interest in technology and computer-literate (should feel comfortable using in-house tools and should have an interest in linguistics and linguistic resources)
– Some programming language and previous experience working in a Linux environment is a plus

Project Duration: up to 2 years
This is not a permanent position but a full-time contract position.

 

How to apply: For immediate consideration, please email your CV and cover letter in English (PDF format preferred) with “Analytic Linguistic Project Manager [Norwegian]” in the subject line.

E-mail address for applications: AdvancedLinguistics@gmail.com

Application deadline: Open until filled

Contact information: Vikki Ha

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