LINGUIST List 11.1031

Fri May 5 2000

Jobs: Applied Computational Linguist, Simpli.com

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  1. Andrew Duchon, Applied Computational Linguist at Simpli.com, Rhode Island USA

Message 1: Applied Computational Linguist at Simpli.com, Rhode Island USA

Date: 5 May 2000 15:31:39 -0000
From: Andrew Duchon <duchonsimpli.com>
Subject: Applied Computational Linguist at Simpli.com, Rhode Island USA


Rank of Job: +
Areas Required: Applied Computational Linguist
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Simpli.com
Department: Applied Cognition Group
State or Province: Rhode Island
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: June 30, 2000
Contact: Andrew Duchon duchonsimpli.com

Address for Applications:
203 S. Main
Providence
RI 02903
USA

Simpli.com (http://www.simpli.com) has developed a technology to enhance
Internet search and targeted content based on ideas derived from
cognitive science and linguistics. The founders of the company are
largely drawn from the Brown University Department of Cognitive and
Linguistic Sciences and the Department of Computer Science. We are
seeking a computational linguist, or computer scientist/software
engineer with a strong background in linguistics. 

Education:
* Masters or Ph.D. in Computer Science or Linguistics with a focus on
 Natural Language Processing

Requirements:
* Minimum two years of experience in developing applications for
 corpus-based natural language processing, information retrieval, or
 other related products 
* Working knowledge of Perl, C/C++, or Java
* In-depth knowledge of areas such as text analysis and processing,
 data-mining, information extraction (e.g., automatic indexing of large
 text corpora), knowledge-based techniques (e.g., the use of ontologies
 and lexicons), or neural networks for unsupervised learning

Preferred:
* Familiarity with Internet Search
* Management and/or leadership experience
* Knowledge of and experience with existing NLP tools
* Significant work experience

Salary and Benefits:
Salary commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package.

Environment:
Simpli.com is an up-and-coming internet start-up devoted to improving
web search. We have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the
Financial Times, and NewsWeek. We are located in downtown Providence,
Rhode Island within walking distance of Brown University and the Rhode
Island School of Design. Providence has a vibrant arts community,
museums, theaters, and world class dining. Living costs are extremely
reasonable. Providence is an hour from Boston and 4 hours from New
York. 

To apply:
Mail, fax, or e-mail a cover letter, resume and names of three
references to: ATTN: Jobs, Simpli.com, Inc., 203 S. Main, Providence,
RI 02903. fax: 401-621-3220. email: jobssimpli.com .
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