LINGUIST List 14.2254

Tue Aug 26 2003

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Manager, NRC, Ottawa

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  1. nancy.demers, Computational Linguistics: Manager, NRC, Ontario, Canada

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Manager, NRC, Ontario, Canada

Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2003 13:47:58 +0000
From: nancy.demers <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Manager, NRC, Ontario, Canada

University or Organization: NRC
Department: IIT
Rank of Job: Manager
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


The Institute for Information Technology requires three Research
Officers Gatineau, Qu�bec

These are continuing positions. Under the general direction of the
Director, Language Technology Research Centre, Institute for
Information Technology, the incumbents will perform world class
research, will participate in the development of the research plans
and will build partnerships with the business, research, academic, and
government communities across Canada and abroad. In addition, the
successful candidates will be expected to have the potential to
formulate new projects of potential interest to external
stakeholders. The successful candidates will contribute to projects by
working together with other team members of the Centre and NRC, and
ensuring that client relationships are and remain positive. Through
presentation of research results and other outreach activities, the
successful candidates will ensure that the Centre achievements are
known and in collaboration with the Business Office search for new
opportunities for collaborative work and partnerships. The successful
candidates will be responsible for participating in the planning
process that leads to the establishment of the Centre's projects and
providing input to the long term strategic planning. 

Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in computer science or other field of
science in a field relevant to the proposed research programs. A
Masters degree will be considered if demonstration is made of high
research calibre. The candidate must have demonstrated capabilities
in performing high calibre computational linguistics research
preferably in French and English, including development of algorithms,
and prototype software. Experience supervising junior researchers
and/or programmers. Project management expertise and experience in
dealing with industrial clients and partners in a team setting will be
highly valuable. Bilingual BBB/BBB (imperative) In depth knowledge of
and experience in at least one area relevant to language technology:
machine translation, speech recognition, machine learning, natural
language processing, computational linguistic, computer assisted
language learning, and information retrieval.Experience performing
research on more than one human language is an asset. Ability to
perform leading edge research; ability to publish scientific papers;
ability to create prototype software. Communication, Teamwork,
Results Orientation, Creative Thinking. 

Commensurate with qualifications, plus the Bilingualism Bonus of $800
a year. In addition, an employee in this position is currently
entitled to a terminable allowance of $8,000 per year. The terminable
allowance is in effect until such time as a new collective agreement
for the bargaining unit is signed. Reliability Status Check.
Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with NRC's
relocation policy. This position is being advertised internally and
externally simultaneously; however, first consideration will be given
to internal applicants. 

The closing date is 8 September 2003. In reply please quote 47-03-20.
Applications must be received or post-marked no later than the closing
date. A resum� should be sent directly to the contact person. Online
application is the preferred method by which to apply. Applications
must be received no later than the closing date.As an employer who
values diversity in its workforce, we encourage candidates to
self-identify as members of the following designated groups: women,
visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, and persons with
disabilities. Accommodation is available to all candidates retained
for further assessment. CONTACT PERSON: , Nancy Demers Human
Resources Systems Coordinator, (613) 991-5440. ALL INTERNAL POSTERS

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Human Resources Nancy Demers
	1200 Montreal Road
	Building M-50, Room 210
	Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6
	Applications are due by 08-Sep-2003

Contact Information:
	Nancy Demers
	Tel: 613-991-5440
	Fax: 613-998-9073

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