LINGUIST List 11.1936

Thu Sep 14 2000

Jobs: NLE: Language Engineers, Durham, England

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  1. Linda Page, NLE: Language Engineers, Cathedral City of Durham, England

Message 1: NLE: Language Engineers, Cathedral City of Durham, England

Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2000 09:30:13 +0100
From: Linda Page <>
Subject: NLE: Language Engineers, Cathedral City of Durham, England

	Exciting Opportunities in Natural Language Engineering
 for Language Engineers at 3F Ltd

 Based in the beautiful Cathedral City of Durham, England

 All Levels of Experience Required

We are currently seeking several individuals to help us develop our core
natural language understanding system. The work will be technically
challenging and will cover all aspects of the project life cycle, with
opportunities to learn new skills in a field which will be of key
importance in the next few years.

Language engineers with a good industrial/academic applied research
profile and preferably a programming background are needed.

Applicants should possess a 1st or high 2.1 Honours Degree in Computer
Science, joint Honours with Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence or
Computational Linguistics. Experience in most areas of NLE is of

More senior applicants should also possess either a Language Engineering
Masters Degree or a relevant PhD, and/or several years industrial

Programming ability (especially C++) and experience in large scale NL
projects would be a strong advantage, and it is a definite requirement
for the team leader positions.

It is essential that applicants should be able to work in close knit
teams, achieve strict deadlines, show great enthusiasm and commitment
to the project and the company, be self motivated and very flexible.

Experience in one of the following areas would also be useful: Visual
C++, MFC, STL, Java, Windows 95/98/NT, COM, DCOM, XML.

Remuneration package includes a competitive salary, stock options,
pension plan and income replacement scheme.

3F Ltd is part of the Mindmaker Inc group.

To apply send CV plus two referees to: Michelle Hickey, 3F Ltd, PO Box
245, Durham, DH1 3TT, United Kingdom or facsimile 0191 (or +44 191)
3861091. Email:

For more information on 3F, see
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