LINGUIST List 11.2606

Sat Dec 2 2000

Jobs: Comp Lexicography/Lex Semantics at AT&T, NJ USA

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  1. Richard Sproat, Comp Lexicography/Lexical Semantics at AT&T Labs, NJ, USA

Message 1: Comp Lexicography/Lexical Semantics at AT&T Labs, NJ, USA

Date: 1 Dec 2000 16:28:39 -0000
From: Richard Sproat <rwsresearch.att.com>
Subject: Comp Lexicography/Lexical Semantics at AT&T Labs, NJ, USA


Rank of Job: PhD
Areas Required: Computational Lexicography/Lexical Semantics
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: AT&T Labs -- Research
Department: 
State or Province: NJ
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: open
Contact: Richard Sproat rwsresearch.att.com

Address for Applications:
180 Park Avenue, Room B-207, P.O. Box 971
Florham Park
NJ 07932-0000
USA

AT&T Labs Research is seeking a full-time researcher specializing in
LEXICAL SEMANTICS or COMPUTATIONAL LEXICOGRAPHY with an interest in
CORPUS-BASED METHODS for inferring semantic information. A Ph.D. in
linguistics, computational linguistics, computer science or a related
field is required. The position will be in the Human/Computer
Interaction Research department at the AT&T Labs Shannon Laboratory in
Florham Park, New Jersey, approximately 45 minutes from New York City.

The candidate will be working on a new project on text-to-scene
conversion. Some details of this project can be found at
http://www.research.att.com/~rws/wordseye.html. The main
responsibilities will include developing lexicons and models of
lexical representation to support graphical interpretation of natural
language, as well as working on methods to derive such information
from corpora. In addition, it is expected that the candidate will
contribute to other Natural Language projects being undertaken at the
Labs.

Interested persons with the above-specified qualifications should send
resumes, preferably electronically, to:

 Richard Sproat
 Human/Computer Interaction Research Department
 AT&T Labs -- Research, Shannon Laboratory
 180 Park Avenue, Room B207
 Florham Park, NJ, 07932-0000
 rwsresearch.att.com

Resumes should include names of three referees.

AT&T is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage
diversity in the workplace.

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Richard Sproat Human/Computer Interaction Research
rwsresearch.att.com AT&T Labs -- Research, Shannon Laboratory
Tel: +1-973-360-8490 180 Park Avenue, Room B207, P.O.Box 971
Fax: +1-973-360-8809 Florham Park, NJ 07932-0000

http://www.research.att.com/~rws/
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