LINGUIST List 15.3102

Wed Nov 03 2004

Jobs: Natural Lang Processing: Researcher, U of CO

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        1.    Larry Hunter, Natural Language Processing: Researcher, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, CO, USA



Message 1: Natural Language Processing: Researcher, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, CO, USA

Date: 03-Nov-2004
From: Larry Hunter <Larry.Hunteruchsc.edu>
Subject: Natural Language Processing: Researcher, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, CO, USA


University or Organization: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center 
 Department: Center for Computational Pharmacology
 Job Rank: Researcher  
 Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Semantics; 
                           Text/Corpus Linguistics; Natural Language Processing 
 Required Language: English
 
 
 Description:
 
 Two exciting job opportunities in Denver, Colorado
 
 Larry Hunter's Center for Computational Pharmacology at the University
 of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado is recruiting
 to fill two research assistant/associate positions in an exciting new
 federally funded research program in natural language processing in
 molecular biology.  The first position is:
 
 Lead Software Engineer for knowledge-based natural language
 processing system for molecular biology texts.
 
 Working under the direction of principle investigator Dr. Lawrence
 Hunter, the lead engineer will be responsible for the design and
 implementation of a natural language processing system that extracts
 information from a large number of short texts about the function of
 genes and gene products. The system will used knowledge-based parsing
 principles, driven by content from the Gene Ontology and other
 knowledge-bases.  The lead engineer will supervise a team of
 post-doctoral research trainees, research assistants, and graduate
 students on the project.  All candidates must have a Ph.D. in computer
 science or a related field and at least one year of post-doctoral
 research experience is required.  The salary range for this position
 is $55,000 to $108,000 per annum, depending on qualifications
 
 To apply, please send by email mentioning position number 13475 to
 Kathy Thomas, Administrative Coordinator, at Kathy.R.Thomasuchsc.edu.
 Include a cover letter, CV and names of three references
 
 Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the
 position is filled.  The University of Colorado is committed to
 diversity and equality in education and employment
 
 The second position is:
 
 Software tester for natural language processing in molecular biology.
 
 The software tester will assemble test data, automate tests, run
 tests, and create reports of results. This position requires close
 interaction with the application developer. Testing techniques to be
 applied will include unit testing, system testing, automated
 data-driven testing, and statistical evaluation.  All candidates must
 have a bachelor's degree in a relevant field, an understanding of
 basic linguistic concepts, and at least one year's experience in
 software testing.  Also applicants must have at least one year's
 experience programming experience in PERL or Java and two year's
 experience working in a linux/unix environment.  A basic understanding
 of molecular biology is highly desirable. The salary range for this
 position is between $35,000 and $65,000 per annum, depending on
 qualifications.
 
 To apply, please send by email mentioning position number 13474 to
 Kathy Thomas, Administrative Coordinator, at Kathy.R.Thomasuchsc.edu.
 Include a cover letter, CV and names of three references
 
 Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the
 position is filled.  The University of Colorado is committed to
 diversity and equality in education and employment
 
 
 Address for Applications: 
 
  Kathy Thomas 
  PO Box 6511, Mailstop 8303 
  Aurora, CO 80045 
  United States of America  
 
 Application Deadline: Open Until Filled 
 
 Contact Information:
 
  Kathy Thomas 
  Email: Kathy.R.Thomasuchsc.edu 
  Phone: 303-724-3399 
  Website: http://compbio.uchsc.edu
 
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