LINGUIST List 13.615

Thu Mar 7 2002

Jobs: Natural Lang Processing: for Optimum, CA USA

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  1. Brian Seitzman, Natural Language Processing: Chief Scientist at Optimum, CA USA

Message 1: Natural Language Processing: Chief Scientist at Optimum, CA USA

Date: 5 Mar 2002 17:40:27 -0000
From: Brian Seitzman <>
Subject: Natural Language Processing: Chief Scientist at Optimum, CA USA

Rank of Job: Chief Scientist
Areas Required: Linguistics, Natural Language Processing
Other Desired Areas: Indexing, Semantics, Information Retrieval
University or Organization: Optimum
Department: Technical Recruiting
State or Province: California
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: 3/21/02
Contact: Brian Seitzman

Address for Applications:
600 Townsend St., #410W
San Francisco
CA 94103

Leading, established web search and retrieval software firm is looking
for a Chief Scientist.

This person will provide technical vision and theoretical knowledge.
He or she will take charge in finding the limits of the technology and
pushing it further than its been pushed before.

The right person for this position will be a clear technical visionary
with an advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred) and a history of
groundbreaking work demonstrated by significant publication and a
track record of innovation in either an academic or commercial

Experience in some or all of the following areas is required:
-Natural Language Processing
-Information Retrieval IR/Web
-Graph algorithms and applying them to Information Retrieval
-categorization and clustering
-multimedia search and presentation
-understanding and modeling search behavior
-machine learning and statistics
-datamining, log analysis, patterns, trends
-large scale distributed processing

Experience with any of the following is a plus:
-UI/Presentation/Human Factors
-HTML Parsing, XML, doc. formats
-Open Source skills
-system analysis and performance architecture
-systems engineering

For immediate consideration, please email your resume to or fax to 415-863-2777.
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