LINGUIST List 11.2067

Thu Sep 28 2000

Jobs: Comp Ling: Research Associate at IBM, NY, USA

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  1. Roy J.Byrd, Comp Ling: Research Associate at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, New York, USA

Message 1: Comp Ling: Research Associate at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, New York, USA

Date: 27 Sep 2000 20:35:22 -0000
From: Roy J.Byrd <byrdwatson.ibm.com>
Subject: Comp Ling: Research Associate at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, New York, USA


Rank of Job: Research Associate
Areas Required: Computational Linguistics
Other Desired Areas: Grammar Writing; Lexicography
University or Organization: IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Department: Knowledge Management Technologies
State or Province: New York
Country: U. S. A.
Final Date of Application: November 2000
Contact: Roy J. Byrd byrdwatson.ibm.com

Address for Applications:
P. O. Box 704
Yorktown Heights
New York 10598
U. S. A. 

The Text Analysis and Language Engineering project at IBM Research, 
in New York, wishes to hire a computational linguist or lexicographer 
who will be responsible for a focused activity leading to the design 
and implementation of a functionally complete library of linguistic 
resources for American English. This person will develop electronic 
dictionaries and finite-state grammars for use with the Intex NLP 
system. Candidates must be native speakers of American English. 
They must also possess basic skills in a second language and be 
sensitive to the requirements for linguistic analysis in multiple 
languages. Finally, they must be able to program in script languages
(e.g. in Perl) for research and prototyping purposes.

The ideal candidate will also be able to program in C, speak and read 
French and be familiar with the Lexicon-Grammar methodology in 
general and with the Intex system in particular.

Skill and Proficiency Levels (1 to 5, with 5 highest):

natural language processing and parsing systems - 5
finite state syntax - 5
specific experience with the Intex system - 4
terminology management - 3
multilingual NLP - 3
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