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LINGUIST List 23.3699

Wed Sep 05 2012

Jobs: Computational Ling; Natural Language Processing: Researcher, U of Southern California

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 04-Sep-2012
From: Jerry Hobbs <hobbsisi.edu>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing: Researcher, University of Southern California, California, USA
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University or Organization: University of Southern California
Department: Information Sciences Institute
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://www3.isi.edu/home
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing


Description:

The Naturral Language Group at the Information Sciences Institute, University
of Southern California, is seeking to hire three research programmers.
Applicants should be interested in working on one of the following three sets
of tasks and should have the corresponding set of skills.

1. Supporting and further developing an existing abductive reasoning system.

Skills required for this set of tasks:

- Programming languages: C++, python
- Background in machine learning
- Knowledge about automatic reasoning is an advantage
- Background in NLP is an advantage

2. Mining structured knowledge for reasoning from the Web

Skills required for this set of tasks:

- Background in statistics and machine learning
- Experience in working with web data and large corpora
- Background in NLP is an advantage
- Knowledge of logic is an advantage

3. Sentiment Analysis

Skills required for this set of tasks:

- Programming languages: python, C++
- Background in machine learning
- Parallel programming is an advantage
- Background in NLP is an advantage

Send CV to Jerry Hobbs at the application email address below.

Application Deadline: 05-Oct-2012

Email Address for Applications: hobbsisi.edu
Contact Information:
Jerry Hobbs
Email: hobbsisi.edu

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