US English - Computational Linguist - NLU

6 months ago


Appen is hiring a full-time US English computational linguist to work at the client's site in Seattle. The initial contract is for 3 months with a possibility of extension. 



    • Develop CFG-style grammars for different languages and NLP task-oriented applications and/or define and implement higher level grammar architecture.
    • Annotate corpus of data with linguistic, syntactic, semantic and pragmatic information
    • Monitor data acquisition and curation




Minimum qualifications

  • BSc degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience developing projects or curricula from concept to completion and collaborating internationally with multiple partners on multi-quarter projects.
  • Experience in developing annotations for NLU applications. Ability to speak and write in English fluently and idiomatically.


Preferred qualifications

  • 1 year of experience in NLP research or related fields, with knowledge of semantics, syntax, morphology, phonetics, phonology, and/or discourse.
  • Independent worker with the ability to effectively operate with flexibility in a fast paced, constantly evolving team environment.
  • Team player with exceptional interpersonal and solution-oriented attitude.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
  • Fluent in one or more languages besides English
  • Part-time may be available for Grad students in Linguistics




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