LINGUIST List 12.1737

Thu Jul 5 2001

Jobs: Lexicographer at Discern Communations CA USA

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Message 1: Lexicographer at Discern Comunication, California USA

Date: 2 Jul 2001 01:07:47 -0000
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Subject: Lexicographer at Discern Comunication, California USA


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	From: Anna Maclachlan <annadiscern.com>
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	Subject: Lexicographer: any at Discern Communications, California USA
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	Rank of Job: any
	Areas Required: Lexicographer
	Other Desired Areas: 
	University or Organization: Discern Communications
	Department: 
	State or Province: California
	Country: USA
	Final Date of Application: ASAP
	Contact: Anna Maclachlan annadiscern.com
	
	Address for Applications:
	333 Ravenswood Avenue
	Menlo Park
	CA 94025
	USA
	
Discern Communications, an exciting Natural Language technology
spin-off of SRI International in Menlo Park, California, is looking
for motivated, adaptable people who want to revolutionize how people
use the Internet. We wish to attract sharp and talented team members
who have a desire to work on advanced Natural Language-based
applications.
	
All positions offer a competitive package of salary and equity
incentives. Discern Communications is an equal opportunity employer.
	
	
Our lexicographer will play a central role in the development of
Discern's applications. The primary responsibilities will include
maintaining and expanding existing lexicons and designing lexical
tools, working closely with a team of engineers and linguists on all
phases of product development. The ideal candidate will have a love of
both words and computers.
	
Qualifications:
- MA/PhD in Linguistics or equivalent experience.
- Detail oriented.
- Demonstrable computer skills:
 Must have experience with or be readily able to learn
	perl scripting
	working in a unix environment
	processing large collections of data
- Experience with lexicography or intelligent text processing
techniques a plus.
	
please contact:
Anna Maclachlan
annadiscern.com
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