LINGUIST List 11.252

Sun Feb 6 2000

Jobs: Natural Language Processing, Computational Ling

Editor for this issue: James Yuells <>


  1. Jonathan Stebner, NLP: Multiple positions at, WA US
  2. Laila Lalami, Comp Ling: at Oingo, Inc., Los Angeles, Ca, USA

Message 1: NLP: Multiple positions at, WA US

Date: 3 Feb 2000 00:44:00 -0000
From: Jonathan Stebner <>
Subject: NLP: Multiple positions at, WA US

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Speech and Natural Voice Recognition Software
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization:
Department: Technical Recruiting
State or Province: WA
Country: US
Final Date of Application: Open
Contact: Jonathan Stebner

Address for Applications:
10900 NE 4th 23rd Floor
WA 98056

Natural Language Processing Scientists (5 positions) The successful
candidate will help improve and create core technical resources and
algorithms in Natural Language Processing as needed in the development
of Conversational Computing. The candidate will help create advances in
language modeling, semantic processing, dialog modeling, and knowledge
representation to improve and extend products. PRINCIPAL DUTIES &
RESPONSIBILITES � Work with existing algorithms to extend and improve
them � Create next generation interfaces for conversation creation �
Develop new algorithms for semantic processing and dialog modeling �
Extend algorithms and supporting resources for new languages � Consult
with developers on optimal application of the technology � Consult with
marketing to access potential new applications KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and
ABILITIES: � NLP, Statistics, Acoustic Phonetics, Search, algorithm
design � Experience with automatic learning and syntactic tagging
systems � Knowledge of existing NLP tools desired � C/C++, DSP
programming, Windows, Unix � Knowledge of multiple languages beneficial
or equivalent in Computer Science, Linguistics, or related field � At
least 2 years experience in Natural Language Processing � Previous
experience with speech processing and applications a plus � Ability to
measure, publicize and promote improvements within the company
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (travel requirements, physical requirements, etc)
� Able to work with limited supervision � Able to communicate
effectively with scientists, developers, and marketers � Adaptable and
Creative � Self-motivated � Willing to relocate to Redmond, Washington 
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Message 2: Comp Ling: at Oingo, Inc., Los Angeles, Ca, USA

Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2000 15:09:29 -0800
From: Laila Lalami <>
Subject: Comp Ling: at Oingo, Inc., Los Angeles, Ca, USA

Oingo Inc. is a fast-growing, pre-IPO start up company with offices in
Century City. We are pioneering the field of meaning-based search and are
currently looking for smart, talented individuals to help develop
state-of-the-art algorithms and tools for web-based search,
document/information retrieval and natural language processing.

Computational Linguist
M.S. or Ph.D. in Computational Linguistics. Strong analytical and
problem-solving skills. Experience with natural language processing.
Programming and database experience preferred (preferably C/C++ and SQL).

Oingo offers flexible schedules, a relaxed intellectual working environment,
and stock options. Paid internships are also available. Oingo is an equal
opportunity employer. Email resume and cover letter to or fax
to (419) 844-6215. No phone calls please.
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