LINGUIST List 11.1796

Thu Aug 24 2000

Jobs: Computational Linguist, Net Zero California

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  1. Jason Patino, Computational Linguist at Net Zero, California USA

Message 1: Computational Linguist at Net Zero, California USA

Date: 23 Aug 2000 23:51:47 -0000
From: Jason Patino <jpatinocorp.netzero.net>
Subject: Computational Linguist at Net Zero, California USA


Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Recruiter
Other Desired Areas: United States
University or Organization: Net Zero
Department: HR
State or Province: California
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: 12/01/00
Contact: Jason Patino jpatinocorp.netzero.net

Address for Applications:
2555 Townsgate Road
Westlake Village
California 91361
USA

Computational Linguist

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. 
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