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LINGUIST List 16.1329

Mon Apr 25 2005

Jobs: English/Pragmatics: Researcher, EDGAR Online, Inc.

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        1.    Leslie Barrett, English & Syntax/Semantics/Pragmatics: Researcher, EDGAR Online, Inc., NY, USA


Message 1: English & Syntax/Semantics/Pragmatics: Researcher, EDGAR Online, Inc., NY, USA
Date: 25-Apr-2005
From: Leslie Barrett <lbarrettedgar-online.com>
Subject: English & Syntax/Semantics/Pragmatics: Researcher, EDGAR Online, Inc., NY, USA


University or Organization: EDGAR Online, Inc.
Department: NLP
Job Rank: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Pragmatics
Required Language: English (ENG)


Description:

EDGAR Online Inc., a leading provider of online access to Securities and
Exchange Commission filings is seeking a candidate (BA level or graduate
level education in linguistics) to assist in research related to current
data-extraction initiatives.

The successful candidate will have native or near-native fluency in English
with some experience or education in syntax and semantics. The candidate
will also ideally have strong basic knowledge of corporate financial
filings, and the kind of language used in such filings.

The project will involve browsing different document types from different
companies, searching for certain keywords and syntactic constructions in
which those keywords are found, possibly recording number and type of
construction for each document type. The project will continue for up to a
year or until such time as sufficient data is gathered. Much of the work
will be done on-site in the EDGAR Online offices in New York City.

This is a part-time position.

Interested parties should contact:
Leslie Barrett
(212)457-8212
lbarrettedgar-online.com

EDGAR Online Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer.


Address for Applications:

Dr. Leslie Barrett
EDGAR Online, Inc.
122 E. 42 st. Suite 2700
New York, NY 10168
United States of America

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Mr. Marc Strausberg
Email: mstrausbergedgar-online.com
Phone: 2124578200
Website: http://www.edgar-online.com


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