LINGUIST List 11.773

Wed Apr 5 2000

Jobs: Comp Ling Knowledge Engineer,

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  1. Patty Robinson, Comp Ling: Knowledge Engineer at, Rhode Island USA

Message 1: Comp Ling: Knowledge Engineer at, Rhode Island USA

Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2000 14:08:42 -0500
From: Patty Robinson <>
Subject: Comp Ling: Knowledge Engineer at, Rhode Island USA


Put your knowledge to good use in a leadership position emphasizing
database creation, high productivity, collaboration, and creative
problem solving. Apply your skills to a totally new problem. Work in
a small, dynamic internet start-up.
( seeks a technically-oriented librarian or
information scientist with a strong cataloging background for the
position of Chief Knowledge Engineer. We have a knowledge base and
the Chief Knowledge Engineer will help organize the current
information and gather more. This position provides leadership of a
growing staff of editors, scientists and programmers.


MLS from an ALA-accredited program; 2 years' cataloging experience in
an online environment. Knowledge of traditional cataloging tools
(OCLC, AACR2, MeSh, MARC and LC). Knowledge of linguistics,
vocabulary of database design, including relational and flat
structures, thesaurus and retrieval techniques. Knowledge of
cataloging trends. Demonstrated proficiency in online search and
retrieval. Passion for the Web. Willingness to adapt and create new
classification schemes. Supervisory experience. Excellent planning,
analytical, oral and written communication skills. Ability to work
cooperatively in a collaborative and continuously changing

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits package.

Environment: is an up-and-coming internet start-up devoted to improving
web search. We were a "Company to Watch" at Demo 2000 in February.
We are located in downtown Providence, Rhode Island USA within walking
distance of Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design.
Providence has a vibrant arts community, museums, theaters, and world
class dining. Living costs are extremely reasonable. Providence is
an hour from Boston, Massachusetts and 4 hours from New York.

To apply:
Mail, fax, or e-mail a cover letter, current resume and names of three
references to: Andrew Duchon,, Inc., 203 S. Main, Providence, RI
02903. fax: 401-621-3220. email:
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