LINGUIST List 11.2117

Tue Oct 3 2000

Jobs: Comp Ling: Positions at Lexeme Inc, MA, USA

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  1. Joan Shulman, Computational Lexicographer: Senior at Lexeme Inc, MA USA
  2. Joan Shulman, Software Quality Engineer: Senior at Lexeme Inc., MA USA
  3. Joan Shulman, Search Architect: Senior at Lexeme Inc., MA USA
  4. Joan Shulman, Comp Ling: PhD at Lexeme Inc., MA USA

Message 1: Computational Lexicographer: Senior at Lexeme Inc, MA USA

Date: 29 Sep 2000 01:11:28 -0000
From: Joan Shulman <jobslexeme.com>
Subject: Computational Lexicographer: Senior at Lexeme Inc, MA USA


Rank of Job: Senior
Areas Required: Computational Lexicographer
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Lexeme Inc.
Department: Knowledge Resources
State or Province: Massachusetts
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: ASAP
Contact: Joan Shulman jobslexeme.com

Address for Applications:
585 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge
MA 02139
USA

Lexeme Inc., a fast growing natural language company, located 
in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is seeking to hire computational 
lexicographers to join its development group.

You will be assisting in the development of the knowledge 
resources, working within a multidisciplinary team of linguists, 
engineers and programmers.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, 
the following:

* Analyze text corpora in different linguistic domains;

* Assist in developing and extending lexical databases;

* Contribute to the creation of automatic tools for 
 lexicographic projects;

* Assist in testing and evaluating the contribution of the 
 knowledge resources to the overall system.

We are looking for people who enjoy working within a team in 
a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate must be able to 
play an active role in the group by combining independent and 
creative thinking with specific project needs and deadlines.
The minimal requirement is a university degree with a background 
in linguistics or lexicography or at least a very good knowledge 
of basic grammatical concepts. Lexeme will provide training on 
the job as well as through lectures and technical documentation.
A background in semantics and a familiarity with the latest
research, especially the theoretical model advanced by James Pustejovsky
in The Generative Lexicon (1996), is preferred.
Programming experience is not required but it is a plus.

Competitive salary.

Submit resumes electronically to:

 jobslexeme.com

or by mail to:

 HR Dept.
 Lexeme, Inc.
 585 Massachusetts Avenue
 Cambridge, MA 02139
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Message 2: Software Quality Engineer: Senior at Lexeme Inc., MA USA

Date: 1 Oct 2000 11:31:49 -0000
From: Joan Shulman <jobslexeme.com>
Subject: Software Quality Engineer: Senior at Lexeme Inc., MA USA


Rank of Job: Senior
Areas Required: Software Quality Engineer
Other Desired Areas: Linguistics and Semantics
University or Organization: Lexeme Inc.
Department: Quality Assurance
State or Province: Massachusetts
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: ASAP
Contact: Joan Shulman jobslexeme.com

Address for Applications:
585 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge
MA 02139
USA

LEXEME, INC., an exciting pre-IPO internet startup, applies leading-edge
natural language technologies to automate and personalize the handling
of all types of e-commerce customer questions and to facilitate the
navigation of e-commerce sites. Our rapidly expanding team has an
immediate need for a

LINGUISTIC QUALITY ENGINEER

to define and conduct tests that stress the linguistic features of
Lexeme's products. Connect linguistic features to quality as perceived
by the end user and assist in prioritizing and defining linguistic
feature development. Define and conduct usability testing. A strong
understanding of Linguistics and Semantics, coupled with an extensive
background in experimental design, QA or usability testing is
required. The successful candidate will be highly skilled in the
Software Quality Control process and implementation.

Send resumes to:
HR Dept., Lexeme Inc., 585 Massachusetts Avenue., Cambridge, MA 02139
E-mail: jobslexeme.com
Fax: 508-358-4655 or 978-443-9596
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Message 3: Search Architect: Senior at Lexeme Inc., MA USA

Date: 29 Sep 2000 10:04:51 -0000
From: Joan Shulman <jobslexeme.com>
Subject: Search Architect: Senior at Lexeme Inc., MA USA


Rank of Job: Senior
Areas Required: Search Architect
Other Desired Areas: Smalltalk; strong background in machine learning
methods; knowledge of natural language processing techniques
University or Organization: Lexeme Inc.
Department: Advanced Development
State or Province: Massachusetts
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: ASAP
Contact: Joan Shulman jobslexeme.com

Address for Applications:
585 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge
MA 02139
USA

LEXEME, INC., an exciting pre-IPO internet startup, applies leading-edge
natural language technologies to automate and personalize the handling
of all types of e-commerce customer questions and to facilitate the
navigation of e-commerce sites. Our rapidly expanding team has an
immediate need for a

 SENIOR SEARCH ARCHITECT

A senior hands-on developer with world-class search background to
design, develop and deliver subsystems of a sophisticated natural
language processing system and lead the development of search
applications at an architectural and implementation level. Develop, unit
test and release subsystems. Mentor junior developers and participate in
the overall product development and customer integration process. Assist
in the selection, development and/or purchase and implementation of
appropriate tools. Closed- domain search product development and
exposure to query reformulation solutions desired. Windows NT and Win2K
server development experience required. Must possess strong object
oriented development experience, Smalltalk preferred. Strong background
in machine learning methods required. Knowledge of Natural Language
Processing techniques desirable.
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Message 4: Comp Ling: PhD at Lexeme Inc., MA USA

Date: 29 Sep 2000 10:17:54 -0000
From: Joan Shulman <jobslexeme.com>
Subject: Comp Ling: PhD at Lexeme Inc., MA USA


Rank of Job: PhD
Areas Required: Computational Linguistics
Other Desired Areas: Analyze text corpora; develop and extend lexical
databases; background in semantics and syntactics;familiarity with the
latest research
University or Organization: Lexeme Inc.
Department: Knowledge Resources
State or Province: Massachusetts
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: ASAP
Contact: Joan Shulman jobslexeme.com

Address for Applications:
585 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge
MA 02139
USA

Lexeme Inc., a fast growing natural language company, located
in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is seeking to hire computational
lexicographers to join its development group.

You will be assisting in the development of the knowledge
resources, working within a multidisciplinary team of linguists,
engineers and programmers.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to,
the following:

* Analyze text corpora in different linguistic domains;

* Assist in developing and extending lexical databases;

* Contribute to the creation of automatic tools for
 lexicographic projects;

* Assist in testing and evaluating the contribution of the
 knowledge resources to the overall system.

We are looking for people who enjoy working within a team in
a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate must be able to
play an active role in the group by combining independent and
creative thinking with specific project needs and deadlines.
The minimal requirement is an advanced university degree with a
background in linguistics or lexicography. Lexeme will provide training on
the job as well as through lectures and technical documentation.
A background in semantics and a familiarity with the latest research,
especially the theoretical model advanced by James Pustejovsky in The
Generative Lexicon (1996), is preferred.
Programming experience is not required but it is a plus.

Competitive salary.

Submit resumes electronically to:

 jobslexeme.com

or by mail to:

 HR Dept.
 Lexeme, Inc.
 585 Massachusetts Avenue
 Cambridge, MA 02139
or by fax to: 508-358-4655/ 978-443-9596
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