Project Internship at North-West University

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19 Dec, 2016

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Internships in South Africa

RECRUITER : NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY
Location: Potchefstroom
Reporting To: Jason Neumann
TOTAL REMUNERATION PACKAGE: Market-related
ENQUIRIES:Mr Jason Neumann, 018 2991022
CLOSING DATE:6 January 2017
COMMENCEMENT OF DUTIES:1 March 2017

INTRODUCTION

NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY (Potchefstroom Campus)
FACULTY OF ARTS
SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES/CTEXT PEROMNES: T99
VACANCY: PROJECT INTERN POSITION NUMBER: PCF0287

Responsibilities:
• Assist in the research, design, development and implementation of computer software under supervision of a team leader on human language technology projects
• Integration of data into existing systems; active forum member for requests and bug-fixing; technical assistance; evaluation of system/software and bug-fixing; updating of relevant documentation
• Research into applicable machine learning and language specific rule-based implementations of web services and machine translation

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS…
A relevant tertiary qualification in Language Technology, Computational Linguistics, Computer Engineering or Computer Systems Development or other relevant field
One year’s programming experience in at least one of the following languages: C#, Java, Perl, or Python

JOB SPECIFICATION…Other competency requirements:
Computer literacy
Experience in the use of different operating systems, including Windows and Linux
The ability to master new software
Good organising abilities
A scientific writing style
The ability to work well in a team and to adapt to the work structures of the team
The ability to prioritise, manage and complete a variety of tasks in line with CTexT’s goals
Creative problem-solving abilities
Demonstration of language proficiency to function optimally in the various multilingual environments of the NWU

Recommendation:
One year’s experience in web development, including experience in JavaScript, MySQL, PHP
One year’s experience in text processing, creation of corpora and lexical databases would be an advantage

How to Apply
Click HERE to apply online

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