LINGUIST List 13.2148

Thu Aug 22 2002

Jobs: Computational Ling: Researcher, MD USA

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  1. mturner, Jobs: Computational Ling: Researcher, Vredenburg, MD, USA

Message 1: Jobs: Computational Ling: Researcher, Vredenburg, MD, USA

Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2002 17:24:12 +0000
From: mturner <>
Subject: Jobs: Computational Ling: Researcher, Vredenburg, MD, USA

University or Organization: Vredenburg
Rank of Job: Researcher
Specialty Areas Required: Computational Linguistics, 


The Research and Development group at Vredenburg, a private company
located near Washington D.C. in the U.S., is seeking applicants for an
opening on its research staff.

Conduct research and development projects in natural language
processing, computational linguistics, speech processing, multimedia,
and document processing. Specific areas of research may include text
extraction, document classification and routing, information retrieval
and filtering, visualization, document structure finding, duplicate
document detection, document analysis and processing, name matching,
thesaurus building, controlled vocabulary, and others.

Work includes problem analysis, literature search, software and
database design and development, and product evaluation, as well as
reporting and publishing, for all phases of the group's work.
Incumbents will write and present their research plans and results to
internal audiences and external sponsors. Software development work
includes any or all of the following: writing shell scripts, data
preparation using sed, awk, Perl and similar tools, writing and
testing, programs in C, C++, Java or other high-level languages.
Incumbent is expected to become familiar with and use desktop software
tools such as spreadsheets, slide presentation software, and word
processing. S/he is expected to learn, use, and develop software for
the HighView computing environment, including applications and,
potentially, additions to the HighView product itself.


- MS / MA or PhD in computer science, linguistics, mathematics, or
 related area(s),
- At least two years of research and/or development in any area of
 natural language processing (NLP), computational linguistics, document
 analysis, or allied area(s). Experience may be in university,
 government, and/or private industry.
- Writing, including proposals, reports, papers.
- Familiarity with basic statistics and data graphing tools.
- U.S. citizen; eligible to apply for clearance to work with
 classified material.
- Competence in programming in one or more of the following: C/C++,
 Perl, Java.
- Relational database knowledge (SQL, PLSQL) helpful.
- Familiarity with sed, awk, Perl, and similar tools helpful.
- Operating systems (Windows NT, Linux) commands.
- Ability to learn new software languages and tools quickly

Vredenburg is an equal opportunity employer. The company's
web site is

If interested, please contact Mark Turner at

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Mr. Mark Turner
	Research and Development
	4831 Walden Lane
	Lanham, MD 20706
	United States of America 
Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:
	Mr. Mark Turner.
	Tel: +1.301.306.2826
	Fax: +1.301.306.8201

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