Please find below a job offer for a position at the Institute for Specialised Communication and Multilingualism at EURAC in Bolzano, Italy. The position requires a degree in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics or another related field. The position concerns EURAC-internal language infrastructure projects related to large European infrastructure initiatives such as CLARIN. Two pdf documents providing a more detailed description of the offer described below as well as some additional information regarding the work environment can be found by clicking on the following two links: https://cloud.scientificnet.or
** Language infrastructure technical officer at EURAC **
[ Job description ]
The Institute for Specialised Communication and Multilingualism (ISCM) at the European Academy of Bozen/Bolzano (EURAC) is involved in the construction of research infrastructures for its language resources and technology with reference to needs at local, national, and European level. We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled person to act as a full-time “Language infrastructure technical officer” on efforts related to CLARIN-IT (the Italian node of the “Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure”) and to the new local infrastructure project DI-ÖSS (“Digitale Infrastruktur für das Ökosystem Südtiroler Sprachdaten und -dienste” / “Digital infrastructure for the South Tyrolean ecosystem of language data and services”). Regarding CLARIN, the candidate will collaboratively update, extend and maintain the institute’s technical infrastructure in order to achieve the “CLARIN C center” and then “CLARIN B center” certifications. Regarding DI-ÖSS, which aims at connecting the main South Tyrolean actors working with language data and services, the candidate will collaboratively plan and develop a state-of-the-art and sustainable infrastructure shared among all local actors involved in the project. Whenever relevant and timely, the candidate will also have the possibility to participate in other related research projects at the institute.
[ Candidate profile ]
We are searching for a highly motivated person with expertise and experience in large programming and web development projects and experience/interest in language-related research. Candidates should have working experience (post-graduate) and should be able to demonstrate expertise in the areas listed in the attached document. They should have a strong capacity for independent decision-making and self-organization, as well as for information sharing and both giving and receiving feedback as relevant. A strong capacity for teamwork is also required for shared tasks concerning CLARIN and DI-ÖSS, related research projects, or the usual workflows of the ISCM.
[ Salary and contract duration]
The ISCM follows EURAC’s flexible salary grid which takes into account candidates’ qualifications and experience. The contract will have an initial duration of two years and is expected, depending on performance, to be extended or transformed to a permanent position. The selected candidate is expected to start working in February 2017.
[ Application process ]
Please send your CV with a cover letter detailing the motivation of your application via email to “communication.multilingualism
For legal purposes, please add the following phrase to your CV: “I consent to the use of my personal data in accordance with the provisions of decree 196/2003.”. Without this phrase, we regret that it will not be possible for us to consider your application.
See the document provided by the following link for additional information on the application process.