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LINGUIST List 17.716

Wed Mar 08 2006

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Linguist, Janya Inc.

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        1.    Linda Stievater, Modified: Computational Linguistics: Linguist, Janya Inc., NY, USA


Message 1: Modified: Computational Linguistics: Linguist, Janya Inc., NY, USA
Date: 09-Feb-2006
From: Linda Stievater <lindasjanyainc.com>
Subject: Modified: Computational Linguistics: Linguist, Janya Inc., NY, USA


University or Organization: Janya Inc.
Job Rank: Computational Linguist
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Syntax


Description:

Janya is a leader in research and development of natural language
processing applications. In addition to R&D, Janya offers products and
solutions based on its text analytics technology for the DoD, intelligence,
and law enforcement communities and other government markets. We are
located in suburban Buffalo, New York State, USA, in the technology
corridor adjoining the State University of New York at Buffalo campus.

We are seeking a computational linguist with expertise in syntax, parsing,
and grammar development. The focus of this position is on development and
improvement of our core NLP resources and will require both hands-on work,
as well as participation in more research-oriented efforts.

The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in applying their theoretical
and computational linguistics training to solving practical problems posed
by NLP technology. This person should enjoy collaborative work on tasks
that range from writing grammars to analyzing parsing errors to training
and evaluating statistical algorithms.

Requirements:
- Hands-on experience with grammar and parser development, particularly for
large-scale production-quality NLP systems;
- Knowledge of finite-state technology and rule-based and/or statistical
parsing;
- Strong background in syntax, including familiarity with a variety of
grammar formalisms;
- Either Masters in computational linguistics with work experience in NLP
or PhD in computational linguistics.

Additional desirable attributes:
- Comfortable working with Unix/Linux operating systems
- Proficiency in scripting languages (Perl, Python) or programming
languages, particularly C++
- Experience with lexicon and ontology development
- Willingness to obtain security clearance

Candidates should be eligible to work in the US. Salary will be
commensurate with education and experience. Janya also offers an attractive
benefits package. This Buffalo, NY position is available immediately.
Buffalo (http://www.buffalorising.com) is the hub of a 2 million-person,
bi-national metropolitan area with a wealth of cultural and natural
resources and some of the lowest commute times and cost-of-living of any
urban area in the US.

Please email CV (list job title) with references to careersjanyainc.com


Address for Applications:

Linda Stievater
Janya Inc.
1408 Sweet Home Road, Suite 1
Amherst, NY 14228
USA

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Linda Stievater
Email: lindasjanyainc.com
Phone: 716-565-0401 x 301
Website: http://www.janyainc.com


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