Needed urgently: Associate Linguist: Polish, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch (NL) or Portuguese (PT/BR)

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

Duration: April 2019 - June 2019

Job description:

The role of the Associate Linguist is to provide linguistic expertise for developing NLP tools for the target languages. You will work on a number of tasks to improve natural language processing:

  • Developing grammars for Natural Language Understanding
  • Creating templates for Natural Language Generation
  • Evaluating current system outputs
  • Annotating and reviewing linguistic data 


Minimum Requirements:

  •  Fluency in one of the target languages - Polish, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch (NL) or Portuguese (PT/BR)
  • Degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics or equivalent work experience
  • Good knowledge of semantics, syntax, morphology, phonology and lexicography of the target language
  • Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts, learn in-house tools
  • Ability to work independently with confidence and little oversight
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Full-time availability for working on-site in London
  • Eligibility to work in the UK


 Desired Skills:

  • Keen interest in technology and computer-literacy
  • Experience using NLP tools and concepts
  • Experience in annotation work