The Linguistic Data Consortium, a nonprofit organization that is part of
the University of Pennsylvania, assembles and redistributes a wide range
of databases for purposes of linguistic research.
We are looking for someone with programming experience to assist our
senior programmer in the preparation and publication of multilingual
text databases for use by researchers. Duties will include, but not be
limited to, quality assessment of text data received from various
sources; analysis and description of their formats; defintion and
creation (or adaptation) of software tools to filter and condition text
data to a uniform format and level of quality; maintainence of processed
text collections for publication on CD-ROM or the World Wide Web.
This person should possess a BA/BS in computer science or equivalent;
one to two years of programming and systems experience; familiarity with
the UNIX operating system and utilities; X Window user interface, EMACS
and programming languages used in text manipulation (C, AWK and Perl);
candidates with data stream processing experience desired. Must possess
valid U.S. working papers. Salary range $26,000-$34,000.
For more information, contact David Graff at [log in to unmask];
phone (215) 898-0887.
Rebecca Finch | Linguistic Data Consortium
Director, Text Resource Development | 441 Williams Hall
[log in to unmask] | University of Pennsylvania
Tel: 215/898-0464 / Fax: 215/573-2175 | Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305