LINGUIST List 16.915

Fri Mar 25 2005

Jobs: Computational Ling: Researcher, The Boeing Company

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        1.    Peter Clark, Computational Linguistics: Researcher, The Boeing Company, WA, USA

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Researcher, The Boeing Company, WA, USA

Date: 25-Mar-2005
From: Peter Clark <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Researcher, The Boeing Company, WA, USA

University or Organization: The Boeing Company
Department: Mathematics and Computing Technology
Job Rank: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Knowledge Representation


The Mathematics and Computing Technology unit in Phantom Works, the central
R&D organization in the Boeing Company, invites applications for the position of
Advanced Computing Technologist, to work in the Information Management Group.
M&CT technologists perform applied research and development in Mathematics and
Computing Technologies to improve Boeing's aerospace industry. The Information
Management group is carrying out leading edge research and development in the
areas of:
- Knowledge Representation,
- Knowledge Acquisition,
- Knowledge Integration,
- Natural Language Understanding, and
- Commonsense Reasoning.

In particular, we are actively developing technologies for:
- Capturing knowledge using a simplified subset of English
- Integrating new knowledge appropriately with an existing knowledge base
- Performing machine reasoning and question-answering using formal representations
- Encoding and using commonsense knowledge
- Using knowledge to guide language understanding
- Appropriately interacting with the user

We are looking for a proactive, highly capable individual to join our team and
contribute to research and development in these exciting areas. The candidate
should have a strong interest and ability in both long-term research and
Lisp-based implementation.

Job Skills:
- US citizenship required
- Prefer a PhD and 10 yrs of experience, but require at least a MSc and 5 years
experience, or a PhD in computer science or related field, or equivalent with
skills team approval.

Strong experience in Artificial Intelligence, in particular:
- logic-based approaches to knowledge representation
- machine reasoning
- natural language processing and semantics

- Strong and proven ability in Lisp programming. Experience in other languages
is also advantageous.
- Demonstrated ability to perform innovative research and create novel solutions
to difficult technical challenges.
- Proven record of publications.
- Enjoys applying research results to real-world problems.
- Good interpersonal, teamwork, writing, and communication skills
- Proactive and self-motivated

About the Group:
Boeing's Mathematics and Computing Technology Organization is conducting
leading-edge research in many areas of Artificial Intelligence, including
knowledge-based systems, language processing, data mining, agent technologies,
ontological engineering, and neural networks, and is an exciting group to be a
part of. We are situated in Seattle, Washington State, in one of the most
beautiful parts of the USA, with beautiful mountains, ocean, and islands all
nearby. The city and surrounding areas provide many cultural and recreational

Applications: Apply directly via Boeing Web site at:
Requisition number: 05-1004825

Because of conflict of interest rules, Boeing has tried to exclude persons
identified to it as government employees from distribution of this mailing. If
you are in government or military service, please regard this package as widely
distributed information only and not a solicitation. Government or military
service members need to ensure they comply with any laws and regulations related
to seeking employment outside of government before contacting Boeing.

Address for Applications

The Boeing Company
P.O. Box 3707
Seattle, WA 98124
United States of America

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Phil Mathews
Phone: (562) 593 3289

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