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LINGUIST List 16.3321

Fri Nov 18 2005

Jobs: Statistical NLP/Machine Learning: Scientist, CO

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        1.    Nicolas Nicolov, English & Statistical NLP/Machine Learning: Scientist, Umbria, Inc., CO, USA


Message 1: English & Statistical NLP/Machine Learning: Scientist, Umbria, Inc., CO, USA
Date: 17-Nov-2005
From: Nicolas Nicolov <nicolasumbrialistens.com>
Subject: English & Statistical NLP/Machine Learning: Scientist, Umbria, Inc., CO, USA


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University or Organization: Umbria, Inc.
Job Rank: Scientist
Specialty Areas: Text/Corpus Linguistics
Required Language(s): English (eng)


Description:

Umbria Inc. collects the unsolicited opinions and perceptions of the online
community (blogs, message boards, chat, etc.) and turns it into actionable
market research about companies, products, people and topics of interest.
Using proprietary natural language processing and machine learning
technologies, Umbria dissects the who, what and why of online opinion to
provide deep insight into the buzz about a company, its products and its
competition. Please visit our web site at http://www.umbrialistens.com for
further information or stop by at 1655 Walnut Str., Suite 300, Boulder, CO
80302, U.S.A.

Research Scientist

The following position is available in Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A.

Umbria Communications is growing and hiring top-notch scientists to develop
cutting-edge web mining technology. Our science team is working on advanced
text analysis of vast amounts of data, scalable information retrieval,
learning semantic concepts and lots of cool new stuff.

Requirements:

- Ph.D. in Computer Science or equivalent.
- Strong statistical/machine learning background with emphasis on
statistical natural language processing - text clustering and categorization.
- Experience with scientific computing on large datasets, natural language
processing, information extraction, information retrieval, graph analysis,
distributed systems is a plus.
- Strong experience with: Java/C++/Python development of large software
systems, Linux/Windows environments.
- Proven track record of publications/patents preferred.
- At least 3 years of research experience.
- Enthusiasm for solving challenging problems.

Start date: January 3rd, 2006

Please send your resume to jobsumbrialistens.com.

Address for Applications:

Dr Nicolas Nicolov
Umbria, Inc.
1655 Walnut St, Suite 300
Boulder, CO 80302
USA

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Dr Nicolas Nicolov
Email: jobsumbrialistens.com
Website: http://www.umbrialistens.com


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