LINGUIST List 11.1776

Thu Aug 17 2000

Jobs: NLP, Research Systems Specialist, USA

Editor for this issue: Karen Milligan <>


  1. Mike Smith, RESEARCH SYSTEMS SPECIALIST: Natural Language Processing: at Educational Testing Service, NJ USA

Message 1: RESEARCH SYSTEMS SPECIALIST: Natural Language Processing: at Educational Testing Service, NJ USA

Date: 17 Aug 2000 14:02:29 -0000
From: Mike Smith <>
Subject: RESEARCH SYSTEMS SPECIALIST: Natural Language Processing: at Educational Testing Service, NJ USA

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: RESEARCH SYSTEMS SPECIALIST: Natural Language Processing
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Educational Testing Service
State or Province: NJ
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: n/a
Contact: Mike Smith

Address for Applications:
MS 02-D, Rosedale Rd
NJ 08540

Educational Testing Service (ETS) is the nation's leading educational
assessment organization and a leader in educational research. We develop
and administer achievement, occupational, and admission tests for
clients in education, government, and business and we are committed to
continued personal growth for our employees. ETS is an equal
opportunity, affirmative action employer, M/F/H/V.

Educational Testing Service, the world's premier educational measurement
institution and leader in educational research, has an immediate opening
in our Princeton, NJ campus. This is an opportunity to be part of a team
conducting research in natural language processing and to grow
professionally. You will be responsible for the investigation,
evaluation, adaptation and programming of emerging natural language
processing technologies, through independent and collaborative research
in automated text analysis for the English language. Candidates should
have the ability to apply scientific, technical, programming and
software engineering skills in contributing to the development of new
products and services for assessment and instruction. 

A Master's or Ph.D. degree in computer science and an interest in
natural language processing or an equivalent combination of education
and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be
acquired are necessary. Evidence of independent software engineering
experience is required. Facility with both UNIX and Windows NT
environments as well as C, C++, Perl, Java and relational database
programming languages and object oriented design skills are required.
Experience with existing public NLP tools is desirable.

Outstanding benefits, competitive salary, generous relocation,
employee-friendly policies, 403(b) with immediate eligibility, immediate
matching and vesting, plus an ETS-provided retirement plan after 1 years
service. We support continuing professional development.

Please send 2 copies of your resume including salary requirements to
Mike Smith, ETS, MS 02-D, Rosedale Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540, or fax to
609-497-6022 or e-mail
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