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LINGUIST List 18.3633

Wed Dec 05 2007

Jobs: NLP, Machine Learning: Researcher & Java Developer, Magpie

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        1.    Berkan Eskikaya, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning: Researcher & Java Developer, Magpie, Brighton, United Kingdom


Message 1: Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning: Researcher & Java Developer, Magpie, Brighton, United Kingdom
Date: 04-Dec-2007
From: Berkan Eskikaya <berkanmagpie.net>
Subject: Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning: Researcher & Java Developer, Magpie, Brighton, United Kingdom
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University or Organization: Magpie
Job Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.magpie.net
Job Rank: Researcher & Java Developer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning


Description:

NLP, Machine Learning and Java developer position

Magpie.net is seeking to fill an NLP, Machine Learning, and Java developer
position. The successful candidate will join a dynamic team to participate
in the development of an innovative online application and should satisfy
most of the following requirements:

- Primary field of study: Computational Linguistics, or Computer Science
preferably with experience in NLP.
- Experience with Machine Learning, especially as it is applied to
unstructured text analysis and text classification:
* Familiarity with working with web content is a big plus.
* Practical knowledge in information extraction, fact finding and
opinion mining is a big plus.
* Hands-on experience with existing NLP and Machine Learning frameworks:
GATE is a big plus, so is Rapidminer/YALE and/or Weka.
* Background in statistical and probabilistic methods is a plus.
- Sufficient Java programming and software development skills is essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with real and dynamic data on a
daily basis. For further information, please contact Berkan Eskikaya.

Interested candidates should send their CV, optionally with a cover letter
and/or any material they deem relevant (project reports, publications etc)
to the application email address listed below.

About Magpie:

Magpie is a cutting edge software company. Our business sits at the
crossroads of 3 salient technologies - the web, information retrieval, and
natural language analysis.

We have a vision that one of the future needs for all businesses will be to
understand what is being said about them and their competition - by
consumers and the media, on the web, every day.

We are building systems that will do just that. Brandwatch is the first,
and we want to continue exploring this exciting area. We are a well-funded
company with a passion for what we do, and if you have the desire to
succeed and the drive needed to create something new and innovative, Magpie
is the place for you.

We are based in Brighton, UK. Visit the website listed above for more
information.

About this post:

This job ad has been posted to WebIR, IR, KDNuggets, and The Linguist
mailing lists.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: jobsmagpie.net
Contact Information:
Berkan Eskikaya
Email: berkanmagpie.net



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