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Associate Linguist

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Project Overview: 
As an Associate Linguist, you will be annotating and reviewing linguistic data for both experimental and current production projects. You will also contribute to a number of other tasks to improve language modeling systems, such as error analysis, grammar creation, and writing of linguistic documentation. 

Overall Responsibilities: 
Context-free grammar analysis and design 
Response content analysis and design 
Error analysis for current system outputs 

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities: 
Deriving data for new and ongoing projects 
Annotating and reviewing linguistic data 
Annotating lexical features 

Required Skills: 
- Degree in Linguistics or Computational Linguistics 
- Open to experience from either College courses or professional working experience 
- Native-level speaker of Canadian French 
- Knowledge of semantics and syntax 
- Ability to quickly grasp technical concepts and learn in-house tools 
- Keen interest in technology and computer-literate 
- Excellent oral and written communication skills 
- Attention to detail and good organizational skills 
- Ability to multitask effectively and adjust smoothly to changing priorities 

Nice to Have Skills/Qualifications or Not Required: 
Experience with annotation work in semantics and syntax 
Proficiency in at least one other language 
Experience with programming/scripting and working in Linux/Unix environment

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