LINGUIST List 12.2019

Fri Aug 10 2001

Jobs: NLP Research Associate for ETS, NJ USA

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  1. Mike Smith, Natural Lang Processing Research Assoc, Educational Testing Service, NJ USA

Message 1: Natural Lang Processing Research Assoc, Educational Testing Service, NJ USA

Date: 6 Aug 2001 14:21:23 -0000
From: Mike Smith <>
Subject: Natural Lang Processing Research Assoc, Educational Testing Service, NJ USA

Rank of Job: None listed
Areas Required: RESEARCH ASSOCIATE-Natural Language Processing
Other Desired Areas: None listed
University or Organization: Educational Testing Service
Department: none listed
State or Province: NJ
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: None listed
Contact: Mike Smith

Address for Applications:
Educational Testing Service
NJ 08540

Educational Testing Service (ETS) is the nation's leading educational
assessment organization and a leader in educational research. We
develop and administer achievement, occupational, and admission tests
for clients in education, government, and business. We are committed
to continued personal growth for our employees. 

The Research and Statistics Division at Educational Testing Service in
Princeton, New Jersey has a great opportunity for someone who wants a
challenging and rewarding position with the Natural Language
Processing Group in the Center for Assessment Design and Scoring. The
Center conducts research on the integration of psychometrics,
cognitive science and technology with the goal of enhancing the
scientific and societal value of assessments. 

We are seeking a Research Associate who will have the opportunity to
collaborate with a Director, Research; Senior Research Scientist; or
Research Scientist by providing full professional support. The work
involves the ability to apply scientific, technical and software
engineering skills in designing and conducting natural language
processing research studies and in developing and contributing to the
development of new products or services for education. You will work
collaboratively with professional colleagues and clients, respond to
proposals and prepare research instruments, reports, and articles.
Ability to supervise sufficient to select, instruct, and oversee the
work of support and field staff and to plan, manage, and coordinate
their work is desired.

The successful applicant will have: a Master's degree in linguistics,
computational linguistics or computer science with course work in
research methodology, or equivalent, and four years of progressively
responsible research experience. Thorough knowledge of linguistic
research methodology is needed in order to design, develop, and oversee
data collection; analyze and evaluate data availability and usefulness,
and identify additional needs; design original research instruments and
applications in NLP; and conduct research of own design. Knowledge of
data processing technology in its applications to linguistics sufficient
to train and/or consult with staff on its application to and use in
research projects is desired. Well-developed analytical skills needed in
order to manage data objectively, establish correlations, and formulate
hypotheses. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing,
is essential. Ability to develop or assist in the development of project
budgets and to monitor expenditures is desired. 

ETS offers competitive salaries, outstanding benefits, two retirement
plans, 3 weeks vacation, generous relocation, a stimulating work
environment, and ample opportunity for professional growth. Please send
resume including salary requirements to Mike Smith at or
fax 609-4976-6022. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Assistance with US work authorization. ETS is an Equal Opportunity,
Affirmative Action Employer.
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