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Project linked Persons (Linguistics and Computer Science) at ISI Kolkata [2 Positions]: Apply by Aug 2

Applications are invited for Project linked Persons (Linguistics and Computer Science) at ISI Kolkata for the year 2021. The last date of application is 2 August.

Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata is inviting applications for the recruitment of two (02) Project linked persons (one from Linguistics and one from Computer Science) on purely temporary basis to work in the project titled “Bengali WordNet Augmentation and Upgradation (2021-2024)” in the Linguistic Research Unit of the Institute, Kolkata.


For Linguistics: (a) 1st class M.A. in Linguistics/ Applied Linguistics/ Allied disciplines with sound knowledge in Bengali lexicon, part-of speech, semantics, WordNct, and lexicography; (b) At least one year research experience in the area of Digital Lexicography and Digital Humanities.
For Computer Science: (a) M.C.A./ B.Tech. with good programming skills in Python, C+t, or JAVA, (5) Experience in lexical data storage and management, interactive c portal development, webpage design, homepage maintenance, GUI development etc.

For Linguistics: (a) Working knowledge in MS Office, (b) Experience of working with dictionary-making software and NLI SPSS, (d) Knowledge in lexical semantics and semantic ontology.
For Computer Science: (a) Good knowledge in HTML, CSS, XML, PHP, Corel Draw, Photoshop, MS Word, Excel, (b) Experience of working with dictionary-making software and NLP Toolkit, (c) Ability to handle a large amount of Unicode compatible Bengali lexical database, (d) Knowledge of text annotation and processing, (e) Knowledge in project report preparation and research paper writing and presentation.

Age: Should not exceed 35 years as on 01 July 2021 with usual relaxation for SC/ ST/ OBC/ differently-abled candidates. Age relaxation may be given to extremely experienced and meritorious candidates.


The duration of the appointment is initially till 31 March 2022 from the date of his/her joining the institute which may be extended later/ terminated earlier based on performance of the candidate and availability of the required fund.


Owing to the prevailing COVID-19 crisis, eligible and interested candidates are requested to apply by sending a covering letter to the e-mail: niladriüisical.ac.in latest by 02 August 2021 addressed to the Professor-in-Charge, Social Sciences Division, Indian Statistical Institute.

The covering letter must include Project Name along with 1thecurrent resume (signed) of the candidate in English. which is required to include(a) Name (In block letters).(6)Passport size photograph,(c) Permanent/ Present Address, (d)Email Address, (e) Telephone/Mobile No. Parent’s/Spouse’s Name, (g Date of birth, (h)_Academic Qualifications (with percentage of marks obtained in each examination starting from 10th class). Experience (if any) ) Aadhar Card No.,(k) SC/ST/OBC/Differently abled status with self attested scanned copies of all documents/testimonials.


Rs. 25000/- (Rupees twenty five thousand only) to Rs. 30000/- (Rupees thirty thousand only) per month (Consolidated pay with no other allowances) depending upon qualifications and work experience.

Click here to view the official notification of Project linked Persons (Linguistics and Computer Science) at ISI Kolkata.

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