LINGUIST List 14.1671

Thu Jun 12 2003

Jobs: NLP: Researcher, Educational Testing Service

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Message 1: NLP, Educational Technology: Researcher, Educational Testing Service

Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 08:33:30 +0000
From: jburstein <jbursteinets.org>
Subject: NLP, Educational Technology: Researcher, Educational Testing Service



University or Organization: Educational Testing Service
Department: Product Development & Applications Research
Rank of Job: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Description:

Educational Testing Service in Princeton, NJ is looking for a
computational linguist.

BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Manages the development, installation, maintenance, and documentation
of computer programs for NLP-based commercial applications. Executes
day-to-day development activities to meet user specifications,
including systems design, coding, testing, debugging, implementation,
and documentation.

- Design, develop, and implement text analysis for research and
 production
- Design, develop and implement statistical language models and
 classifiers.
- Maintain full technical knowledge of all phases of systems analysis
 and programming.
- Prepare detailed specifications from which programs will be written
- Write documentation, evaluation reports and operating procedures,
 and maintain quality assurance
- Detail-oriented, a self-starter, and possessing strong
 organizational and follow-up skills
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
- Ability to multi-task, plan and initiate action, and establish and
 meet deadlines
- Ability to develop solid understanding of research and/or commercial
 applications

EXPERIENCE
Knowledge of PERL, Java, C, and C++ 

Concentrated NLP experience (especially with very large corpora) and
web-based application development is desirable

EDUCATION
Master's or PhD in Computational Linguistics or Computer Science with
a minimum of 2-5 years of diverse programming experience in Natural
Language Processing (NLP) or an equivalent combination of education
and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities have been
acquired.

HOW TO APPLY
ETS offers a competitive salary and benefits package and an ideal
environment for professional development. Please send your resume,
along with a cover letter stating position name (Associate Development
Scientist), number (001221) and current salary, to job7ets.org
(preferred) or Fax to 609-497-6022.


Address for Applications:

	Please email or fax to:

	Educational Testing Service
	Email:	job7ets.org
	Fax:	609-497-6022
 
	Position is open until filled.


Contact Information:
	Email: job7ets.org
	Fax: 609-497-6022
	Website: http://www.ets.org/
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