LINGUIST List 14.2793

Wed Oct 15 2003

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Researcher, Canada

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  1. nancy.demers, Computational Ling: Researcher, National Research Council of Canada

Message 1: Computational Ling: Researcher, National Research Council of Canada

Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 13:34:39 +0000
From: nancy.demers <>
Subject: Computational Ling: Researcher, National Research Council of Canada

University or Organization: National Research Council of Canada
Department: Language Technology Research Centre
Rank of Job: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


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.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Ms Nancy Demers
	1200 Montreal Road
	Building M-50, Room 210
	Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6
	Applications are due by 31-Oct-2003

Contact Information:
	Ms. Nancy Demers
	Tel: 613-991-5440

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