LINGUIST List 12.2034

Mon Aug 13 2001

Jobs: Information Retrieval Researcher, Berkshire UK

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  1. The Recruitment Manager, Information Retrieval Researcher at Canon Research Centre Berkshire UK

Message 1: Information Retrieval Researcher at Canon Research Centre Berkshire UK

Date: 10 Aug 2001 13:01:08 -0000
From: The Recruitment Manager <>
Subject: Information Retrieval Researcher at Canon Research Centre Berkshire UK

Rank of Job: Researcher
Areas Required: Information Retrieval Research
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: Canon Research Centre Europe
State or Province: Berkshire
Country: United Kingdom
Final Date of Application: No Closing Date
Contact: The Recruitment Manager

Address for Applications:
London Road
Berkshire RG12 2XH

Canon Research Centre Europe (CRE) has a position for a top quality
researcher for its Information Retrieval activities.


You will be working as part of a group that develops document
retrieval technologies for Canon products and investigates advanced
retrieval approaches to support future products. You will also play a
key role in advancing the research and development programme of the
group. Ideally, you will have sound knowledge of information retrieval
techniques and the application of natural language processing to such
technologies. Experience of multilingual information systems would be

Job specification

 o To perform research and development on advanced information
 retrieval, natural language processing and user interface

 o To develop and initiate first class research into multimedia
 information retrieval


 o First class academic background: PhD (or equivalent level of
 experience) in information retrieval, natural language processing
 or closely related discipline

 o Proven track record of initiating and developing new research

 o The ability to work with internal or external customers

 o Good software engineering skills in a variety of programming
 languages, especially C++ and Java


 o Experience of full project lifecycle and product-level software

 o Proven publication record

 o Expertise in the areas of:
 - multilingual information systems
 - document markup languages
 - HCI
 - statistical information processing

Application procedure 

To apply please send, fax or email your CV with a covering letter,
quoting reference J18, to:

 Recruitment Manager
 Canon Research Centre Europe
 The Braccans
 London Road
 Berkshire RG12 2XH
 United Kingdom 

 Tel: +44 (0) 1344 354800
 Fax: +44 (0) 1344 354801


More information is available on the CRE web site:

If you would like to discuss the job more informally, please phone Dr
Wilson Chiu or Dr Joe Bullock on +44 (0) 1344 354800.

Because of British law, preference will be given to applicants who
already have the right to work in the United Kingdom.
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