LINGUIST List 12.2021

Fri Aug 10 2001

Jobs: NLP Research Scientist at ETS, NJ USA

Editor for this issue: Heather Taylor-Loring <>


  1. Mike Smith, Senior Research Scientist-NLP at Educational Testing Service, NJ USA

Message 1: Senior Research Scientist-NLP at Educational Testing Service, NJ USA

Date: 6 Aug 2001 14:32:31 -0000
From: Mike Smith <>
Subject: Senior Research Scientist-NLP at Educational Testing Service, NJ USA

Rank of Job: None listed
Areas Required: SENIOR RESEARCH SCIENTIST-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 08541

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. The position will be 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. The work for this
position involves the conceptualization and research of algorithms,
processes, or systems using natural language methods to assist in the
creation and analysis of test content (e.g., the automatic creation of
test questions and the automatic analysis of test questions to
characterize their difficulty). The work also 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. 

The senior-level Research Scientist should have the following
qualifications: a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics
or highly related field. Evidence of independent substantive research
experience is required. The successful candidate is expected to
contribute to the application of natural language processing in the
development of educational assessment products in a multidisciplinary
environment. The supervision of a small number of staff may be

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 encouraged
to apply. Assistance with US work authorization. ETS is an Equal
Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.
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