LINGUIST List 11.858

Thu Apr 13 2000

Jobs: Ling Analyst,Talavara/A Manning&Napier Company

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  1. Heather Smith, Linguistic Analyst at Talavara, A Manning & Napier Company, NY USA

Message 1: Linguistic Analyst at Talavara, A Manning & Napier Company, NY USA

Date: 12 Apr 2000 16:14:14 -0000
From: Heather Smith <>
Subject: Linguistic Analyst at Talavara, A Manning & Napier Company, NY USA

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Linguistic Analyst
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Talavara, A Manning & Napier Company
Department: Product Engineering
State or Province: New York
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: May 31, 2000
Contact: Heather Smith

Address for Applications:
1100 Chase Square
New York 14604

A Linguistic Analyst position is available at Talavara, A Manning &
Napier Company located in Rochester, New York. Talavara is a
business-to-business E-Commerce product and service organization. The
analyst's responsibilities will be to examine raw data to improve
linguistic representations for use in information retrieval and
extraction application. Tasks include analysis of text for linguistic
patterns, the positioning of rules and heuristics to extract those
patterns, and the testing and validation of the rules.


MLS degree or MS in Information Resource Management or related BA
degree with 3 years experience in information science. Analysts
should enjoy working with text and must be computer literate
(Microsoft desktop applications and/or Unix). Candidates should have
diverse linguistic interests, including syntax, semantics and
discourse. Must have business knowledge in the areas of sales,
marketing, production and/or logistics. Practical experience with, or
interest in, natural language processing is assumed. Experience with
website design/construction and programming is a plus.

Talavara is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce
diversity. To apply, please e-mail resume to Heather Smith at, fax to (716) 325-1036 or send to 1100 Chase Square,
Rochester, NY 14604.
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