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LINGUIST List 20.2631

Wed Jul 29 2009

Jobs: Comp Ling: Senior Computational Linguist, Bart & Associates, Inc.

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        1.    Pavan Madhu, Computational Linguistics: Senior Computational Linguist, Bart & Associates, Inc., McLean, VA, USA

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Senior Computational Linguist, Bart & Associates, Inc., McLean, VA, USA
Date: 27-Jul-2009
From: Pavan Madhu <madhupbna-inc.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Senior Computational Linguist, Bart & Associates, Inc., McLean, VA, USA
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University or Organization: Bart & Associates, Inc.
Department: Recruiting
Job Location: Virginia, USA
Web Address: http://bna-inc.com/
Job Rank: Senior Computational Linguist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Arabic, Turkic, or African languages


Duties include but are not limited to:

Name searching algorithms support to include providing linguistic support
in design and maintenance. Research will include specific name components
and their cultural usage as well as analyze a variety of user
transliterations to determine patterns within a large data set. Provide
recommendations for name searching techniques based on cultural-specific
tendencies. The candidate will work with programmers, testers and the data
quality team in evaluating user recommendations.

Additional Duties:

- Development of functional requirements for new linguistic name searching
- Document analyses and designs in appropriate formats, such as Impact
Analyses and Critical Design Documents.
- Development of white papers and presentations and deliver presentations,
if requested.


Minimum of a Master's degree in linguistics required with specialization in
one of the core areas (phonology, morphology, syntax) or computational
linguistics preferred. Experience with one or more of the following


Transliteration systems, name structures, computational linguistics,
phonology, or morphology. Should have experience working with
non-Indo-European languages (Arabic, Turkic, or African languages,
preferred). Communication skills will need to be strong to enable effective
and concise explanation of complex linguistic concepts to non-linguists.

- American citizenship is required.
- The ability to qualify for a secret clearance is critical.
- Candidates should be willing to support a 24/7 site as needed.
- Occasional travel outside the United States is required.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Web Address for Applications: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA3/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=BNA&cws=1
Contact Information:
Pavan Madhu
Email: madhupbna-inc.com

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