LINGUIST List 11.1380

Wed Jun 21 2000

Jobs: Computational Linguist, NetZero California

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  1. Jason Patino, Computational Linguist at NetZero, California USA

Message 1: Computational Linguist at NetZero, California USA

Date: 21 Jun 2000 22:07:43 -0000
From: Jason Patino <>
Subject: Computational Linguist at NetZero, California USA

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Computational Linguist
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: NetZero
Department: HR
State or Province: California
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: 10/01/2000
Contact: Jason Patino

Address for Applications:
2555 Townsgate Road
CA 91361

Simpli and Net Zero are currently in merger negotations.

Computational Linguist ( 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. 

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

* 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

* 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: 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

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