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NWU

Town:

Potchefstroom

Position:

Computational Linguist P002385

Experience Needed:

Minimum requirements · A bachelor’s degree (NQF Level 7) in Computer Systems or relevant qualification in a related field. · A minimum of 2 years’ experience in natural language processing. · A minimum of 2 years' experience in at least one of the following languages: PERL, Python, R, C, C , C#, Java. · A minimum of 2 years’ experience in in the use of several operating systems, including MS Windows and Linux. · A minimum of 2 years’ experience in text processing, machine learning, machine translation and relevant software. ADDED ADVANTAGES: · A postgraduate degree in Language Technology or related field.

Requirements:

KEY FUNCTIONAL/ TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: · Computer literacy and the ability to easily master new software. · Knowledge of other languages. · The ability to prioritise, manage and complete several tasks (i.e. multitasking), and to work and excel under time pressure. · The ability to function as part of a team and adapt to its work method, and to work independently. KEY BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: · Proper organisational abilities. · Creative problem-solving capabilities. · Demonstration of language proficiency in order to function optimally in the various functionally multilingual environments of the NWU.

Duties Include:

Additional Info:

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: · Design, development, and implementation of computer software Design, development, and implementation of computer software products relating to human language technology. · Research Development Development of resources relevant to human language technology. · Research Conduct research in the field of computational linguistics and natural language processing.
ENQUIRIES REGARDING JOB CONTENT MAY BE DIRECTED TO: Mr Jason Neuman on 018 299 1022 ENQUIRIES REGARDING RECRUITMENT PROCESS MAY BE DIRECTED TO: Mr Byron Louw on 018 285 2304 CLOSING DATE: 16 February 2024 PLANNED COMMENCEMENT OF DUTIES: As soon as possible

Starting Date:

March 1, 2024

Date Created:

February 3, 2024

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