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LINGUIST List 20.2941

Tue Sep 01 2009

Jobs: Corpus Annotation: Science Annotator, JD Power & Associates, USA

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        1.    Miriam Eckert, Corpus Annotation: Science Annotator, JD Power and Associates, USA,Colorado

Message 1: Corpus Annotation: Science Annotator, JD Power and Associates, USA,Colorado
Date: 01-Sep-2009
From: Miriam Eckert <miriam_eckertjdpa.com>
Subject: Corpus Annotation: Science Annotator, JD Power and Associates, USA,Colorado
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University or Organization: JD Power and Associates
Department: Web Intelligence Research Division
Job Location: Colorado, USA
Web Address: http://www.jdpowerwebintelligence.com/
Job Rank: Science Annotator

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Corpus Annotation


Description:

Science Annotator
Job Description:

The Web Intelligence Research Division of J.D. Power and Associates is
growing and hiring top-notch science annotators as members of the Science
Team to create datasets for training and testing advanced machine learning
algorithms for web mining. We work on cutting-edge text analysis of vast
amounts of data, scalable information retrieval, learning semantic concepts
and inducing ontologies, sentiment and demographic analysis, and lots of
cool new stuff.

Requirements:

M.A. in Linguistics or equivalent; knowledge of English grammar (dependency
structures), semantics, coreference and anaphora resolution (computational
linguistics experience is a plus);
Native-like English speaker;
Experience with UNIX shell scripting, programming experience with scripting
languages like Python, Ruby, Scala for formatting datasets, knowledge of
XML is a plus;
Experience with WordNet and ontologies is a plus;
Prior annotation experience is a plus;
Excellent reading comprehension and writing skills;
Strong experience with Microsoft Office applications: MS Excel, PowerPoint,
MS-Word;
Experience with using search engines (Google, Yahoo! Search, Bing);
Effective communication skills, analytical thinking, and ability to work
independently and in a team environment;
Fluency in a foreign language is a plus;
Enthusiasm for solving challenging problems.
For more information about the company visit us at:
www.jdpowerwebintelligence.com

For informal inquiries please contact:
Miriam Eckert
miriam_eckertjdpa.com

or

Nicolas Nicolov
nicolas_nicolovjdpa.com

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: miriam_eckertjdpa.com
Contact Information:
Miriam Eckert
Email: miriam_eckertjdpa.com

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