LINGUIST List 9.885

Sun Jun 14 1998

Jobs: Sales-Marketing,Technical Asst,Syntax-Phonology

Editor for this issue: Anita Huang <anitalinguistlist.org>


Directory

  • Malin Nilsson, Job opening at ELRA: SALES AND MARKETING MANAGER
  • Malin Nilsson, Job opening at ELRA: TECHNICAL ASSISTANT
  • Anders Holmberg, Syntax and Phonology

    Message 1: Job opening at ELRA: SALES AND MARKETING MANAGER

    Date: Tue, 9 Jun 1998 16:07:02 +0200 (MET DST)
    From: Malin Nilsson <elra-eldacalva.net>
    Subject: Job opening at ELRA: SALES AND MARKETING MANAGER


    The European Language Resources Association

    and

    The European Language distribution Agency

    invites applications for the position of a

    *** SALES AND MARKETING MANAGER***

    ELRA was established in February 1995, with the support of the European Commission, to promote the development and exploitation of Language Resources (LRs). Language Resources include all data necessary for language engineering, such as monolingual and multilingual lexica, text corpora, speech databases and terminology. The role of the non-profit membership Association is to promote the production of LRs, to collect and to validate them and, foremost, make them available to users. The association also gathers information on market needs and trends.

    ELDA is ELRA's operational body and is responsible for the development and execution of the ELRA strategies and plans. ELDA handles the practical and legal concerns connected with the distribution of resources and provides legal advice to ELRA members and suppliers in these areas. In addition, the company drafts and concludes distribution agreements on behalf of ELRA.

    ELDA has an immediate vacancy for a Sales & Marketing Manager. He/She will help manage the activities of the Association, contributing to the work of the small support team, and implementing the commercial strategy of ELRA.

    This yields excellent opportunities for young, creative, and motivated candidates wishing to participate actively in establishing/building the European Union Language Engineering field. This is initially a two-year appointment with a strong possibility of permanent employment.

    - Responsibilities--

    Under the supervision of the CEO, the responsibilities of the Sales & Marketing Manager will cover:

    * Monitoring Market requirements and developing Market strategies. Interact with relevant players (i.e.: producers, owners and users of LRs who may be in the industrial, commercial or academic world; or in governmental and non-governmental agencies).

    * Actively marketing LRs, i.e. advertising and demonstrating LRs, negotiating sales, keeping track of sales figures and business projections,

    * Preparing the PR material, including editorial work of a quarterly newsletter

    - Qualifications--

    The successful candidate will have:

    *Excellent track records in Sales and Marketing.

    *Good records in Language Engineering or related fields. *Extensive commercial and/or marketing experience in marketing LRs, software or other forms of intellectual property. *Citizenship of (or residency papers) an EU country. *the Ability to work in at least two European languages (English and French being essential) Terms and conditions of employment will be subject to negotiation but will commensurate with the responsibilities of the post, and will include performance-based incentives. The position is based in Paris and ELRA/ELDA is prepared to pay for Relocation expenses.

    Further information is available about the position and the Association from the CEO.

    - Application--

    Applicants should send a cover letter addressing the points listed above, together with a Curriculum Vitae, to:

    ELRA - Distribution Agency (ELDA) Dr. Khalid CHOUKRI CEO 55 Rue Brillat-Savarin Tel: +33 1 43 13 33 33 F-75013, PARIS, Fax: +33 1 43 13 33 30 FRANCE E-mail: elracalva.net

    For more information about the association, please visit: http://www.icp.grenet.fr/ELRA/home.html (English version) http://www.icp.grenet.fr/ELRA/fr/home.html (French version)

    Message 2: Job opening at ELRA: TECHNICAL ASSISTANT

    Date: Tue, 9 Jun 1998 16:07:08 +0200 (MET DST)
    From: Malin Nilsson <elra-eldacalva.net>
    Subject: Job opening at ELRA: TECHNICAL ASSISTANT


    The European Language Resources Association

    and

    The European Language distribution Agency

    invites applications for the position of a

    *** TECHNICAL ASSISTANT ***

    ELRA was established in February 1995, with the support of the European Commission, to promote the development and exploitation of Language Resources (LRs). Language Resources include all data necessary for language engineering, such as monolingual and multilingual lexica, text corpora, speech databases and terminology. The role of the non-profit membership Association is to promote the production of LRs, to collect and to validate them and, foremost, make them available to users. The association also gathers information on market needs and trends.

    ELDA is ELRA's operational body and is responsible for the development and execution of the ELRA strategies and plans. ELDA handles the practical and legal concerns connected with the distribution of resources and provides legal advice to ELRA members and suppliers in these areas. In addition, the company drafts and concludes distribution agreements on behalf of ELRA.

    ELDA has an immediate vacancy for a Technical assistant. He/She will contribute to the work of a small support team in the development of the infrastructure for the collection, validation, and licensing of LR and in the interactions with the relevant players (i.e. producers, owners and users of LR who may be in the industrial, commercial or academic world; and governmental and non-governmental agencies), with a particular focus on textual and terminological resources.

    This yields excellent opportunities for young, creative, and motivated candidates wishing to participate actively in establishing/building the European Union Language Engineering field. This is initially a two-year appointment with a strong possibility of permanent employment.

    - -Qualifications---

    The successful candidate will have:

    Excellent track records in Language Engineering and related fields. Technical experience in design and development of Language Engineering solutions (preference for candidates with experience in the fields of written text and/or terminology). Experience in collecting, validating, and marketing language resources, software or other forms of intellectual property. Experience in packaging language resources for distribution using CD-ROM, ftp facilities, etc.. will be a plus. Citizenship of(or residency papers for) an EU country. Ability to work in at least two European languages (English and French being essential).

    Terms and conditions of employment will be subject to negotiation but will commensurate with the responsibilities of the post, and will include performance-based incentives. The position is based in Paris and ELRA/ELDA is prepared to pay for Relocation expenses.

    Further information is available about the position and the Association from the CEO.

    - -Application---

    Applicants should send a cover letter addressing the points listed above, together with a Curriculum Vitae, to:

    ELRA - Distribution Agency (ELDA) Dr. Khalid CHOUKRI CEO 55 Rue Brillat-Savarin Tel: +33 1 43 13 33 33 F-75013, PARIS, Fax: +33 1 43 13 33 30 FRANCE E-mail: elracalva.net

    For more information about the association, please visit: http://www.icp.grenet.fr/ELRA/home.html (English version) http://www.icp.grenet.fr/ELRA/fr/home.html (French version)

    Message 3: Syntax and Phonology

    Date: Thu, 11 Jun 1998 13:18:20 -0500
    From: Anders Holmberg <Anders.Holmberghum.uit.no>
    Subject: Syntax and Phonology


    The Department of Linguistics at the University of Tromso, Norway has a one-year Fulbright professor's position open for 1999-2000. Formal qualifications: Ph.D. and US citizenship. Duties: Teaching and supervision at postgraduate level (in English). The curriculum is primarily based on syntax and phonology. Deadline for application: August 1. Application through the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES). Consult their web page <http://www.iie.org/cies/usfulb.htm>;. For more information contact Anders Holmberg <andersh.hum.uit.no>.

    - ---------------------------------------------------------- Anders Holmberg phone: +47 77645616 Department of Linguistics fax: +47 77645625 University of Tromso 9037 Tromso Norway