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LINGUIST List 24.3737

Mon Sep 23 2013

Jobs: Comp Ling: Programmer, Educational Testing Service

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 23-Sep-2013
From: Human Resources <noneno.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Programmer, Educational Testing Service, New Jersey, USA
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University or Organization: Educational Testing Service
Job Location: New Jersey, USA
Job Title: Natural Language Processing (NLP) Research Engineer

Job Rank: Programmer

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing


Description:

ETS (Educational Testing Service), with headquarters in Princeton, NJ, is a global $1.3B not for profit organization. Our mission is to advance quality and equity in education by providing fair and valid assessments, performing educational research and influencing policies that promote learning, performance, education and professional development.

We’re currently seeking a Research Engineer to analyze, design, develop and implement natural language processing (NLP) / speech processing technologies for executing medium- to large-scale, complex research projects. Specifically, you will consult with experienced research scientists in the application, modification, and documentation of such systems using established technologies, and novel approaches from the NLP / speech research literature.

To qualify, you must possess a Master's degree in Computer Science, NLP, Language Technology, Computational Linguistics, Linguistics or a closely related field and 4 years of diverse experience in natural language processing, handling increasingly more complex and diverse research and development tasks. A strong practical knowledge of languages such as Perl, Java, Python, and C, and facility with advanced computational algorithms are essential. Knowledge of statistics and experience in using machine learning toolkits are required.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 403(b) retirement plan, life and disability insurance, paid time off and an employee assistance program. Please apply online at the application URL below.

With more than 3,400 global employees worldwide, ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually in more than 180 countries, at 9,000+ locations worldwide. In addition to assessments, we conduct educational research, analysis and policy studies and develop a variety of customized services and products for teacher certification, English language learning and elementary, secondary and postsecondary education. Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://www.Click2Apply.net/q5zzdbt
Contact Information:
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Email: noneno.com

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