LINGUIST List 10.2007

Thu Dec 23 1999

Jobs: Computational Lexicographer, Computational Ling

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  1. Federica Busa, Computational Lexicographer for Lexem Inc., Cambridge, Mass.
  2. Stanley Peters, Computational Ling: Postdoc Research Position at Stanford U.

Message 1: Computational Lexicographer for Lexem Inc., Cambridge, Mass.

Date: Wed, 22 Dec 1999 12:21:40 -0500
From: Federica Busa <fedelexeme.com>
Subject: Computational Lexicographer for Lexem Inc., Cambridge, Mass.


Lexeme Inc., a fast growing natural language company, located 
in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is seeking to hire computational 
lexicographers to join its development group.

You will be assisting in the development of the knowledge 
resources, working within a multidisciplinary team of linguists, 
engineers and programmers.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, 
the following:

* Analyze text corpora in different linguistic domains;

* Assist in developing and extending lexical databases;

* Contribute to the creation of automatic tools for 
 lexicographic projects;

* Assist in testing and evaluating the contribution of the 
 knowledge resources to the overall system.

We are looking for people who enjoy working within a team in 
a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate must be able to 
play an active role in the group by combining independent and 
creative thinking with specific project needs and deadlines.
The minimal requirement is a university degree with a background 
in linguistics or lexicography or at least a very good knowledge 
of basic grammatical concepts. Lexeme will provide training on 
the job as well as through lectures and technical documentation.

Programming experience is not required but it is a plus.

Competitive salary.

Submit resumes electronically to:

 fedelexeme.com

or by mail to:

 Federica Busa
 Lexeme, Inc.
 56 JFK St.
 Cambridge, MA 01238
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Message 2: Computational Ling: Postdoc Research Position at Stanford U.

Date: Wed, 22 Dec 1999 21:33:01 -0800
From: Stanley Peters <petersCSLI.Stanford.EDU>
Subject: Computational Ling: Postdoc Research Position at Stanford U.

		 POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

	 Center for the Study of Language and Information
			 Stanford University

The project on Interactive Communication with Intelligent Autonomous
Systems under the direction of Stanley Peters is looking for a
postdoctoral researcher. Applicants should have background and
interests in two or more of the following areas:

 - design and implementation of real-time computational systems
 - spoken human language theory and technology
 - behavioral analysis of communication among cooperating agents

The ideal candidate will have credentials in system building and in
natural language, as well as a lively interest in agent communication.
The appointment is initially for one year with a potential renewal for
following years. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with
experience.

The project is working in collaboration with the WITAS project at
Linkļæ½ping University to develop a communications interface between
humans and an intelligent autonomous aerial vehicle. For more
information on the WITAS project, see the following URL.
http://www.ida.liu.se/ext/witas/info/

Please direct inquiries and applications to

 Stanley Peters
 Stanford University
 CSLI
 220 Panama St.
 Stanford, CA 94305-4115

 peterscsli.stanford.edu

Stanford University is committed to equal opportunity through
affirmative action in employment and we are especially eager to
identify minority persons and women with appropriate qualifications.
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