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LINGUIST List 19.1355

Tue Apr 22 2008

Jobs: English & Comp Ling,Text/Corpus Ling: Categorization Analyst, ...

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        1.     Inform, English & Comp Ling,Text/Corpus Ling: Categorization Analyst, Inform Technologies, NYC, NY, USA


Message 1: English & Comp Ling,Text/Corpus Ling: Categorization Analyst, Inform Technologies, NYC, NY, USA
Date: 21-Apr-2008
From: Inform <resumesinform.com>
Subject: English & Comp Ling,Text/Corpus Ling: Categorization Analyst, Inform Technologies, NYC, NY, USA
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University or Organization: Inform Technologies
Job Location: New York, USA
Web Address: http://www.inform.com
Job Rank: Categorization Analyst

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Inform Technologies is seeking a detail-oriented, research-savvy individual
with strong general knowledge and information management expertise. The
Categorization Analyst will work within a Categorization Team that employs
editorial and statistical techniques to properly classify news content. The
Analyst will be responsible for client-focused projects across the
categorization system to enhance client category results. As a member of
the Categorization Team, the Analyst will also be responsible for ongoing
upkeep of the categorization system, continually developing our
hierarchical taxonomy and entity extraction systems. Must be able to take
initiative and work independently, as well as work as part of a dedicated
team. A strong interest in current events is key. Salary based on
experience. All interested parties are encouraged to apply. This position
requires strong computer skills, but no programming experience.

Primary Job Functions Include:
- Completing individual and team projects efficiently within client-driven
deadlines.
- Maintaining precision and comprehensiveness of categorization products.
- Improving the efficiency and accuracy of the categorization system.
- Keeping up-to-date on current events.

Qualifications:
- Understanding of linguistic ambiguity and a creative approach to
problem-solving.
- A background in Linguistics, Information Science or a related field is
preferred.
- Must have a BA/BS with 1+ years of experience, or an MLS/MLIS/MS
- Excellent communication and organizational skills.
- Understanding of editorial standards and exceptional attention to detail.

About Inform:
We are an innovative technology company in the business of structuring and
organizing massive amounts of unstructured content. Founded in 2004, the
company is privately held and has approximately 60 employees, including
mathematicians, linguists, computer scientists, taxonomists, information
scientists, and other professionals based in New York and India.

Inform's clients include a wide range of international, national, and local
news websites, niche publications, online encyclopedias, and online
publishers wanting to provide a more engaging experience to their users.
The work environment is dynamic and entrepreneurial and allows plenty of
room for the right individual to take ownership and grow with the firm.
Current management has a proven track record of building and growing
web-based companies to commercial success.

Please submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements to the
e-mail address provided below. The subject line of the e-mail must read
"Categorization Analyst".

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: resumesinform.com
Contact Information:
Inform
Email: resumesinform.com

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