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LINGUIST List 25.2560

Sat Jun 14 2014

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Post Doc/Researcher/Scientist, US Army Research Laboratory

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>

Date: 13-Jun-2014
From: V. Melissa Holland <virginia.m.holland6.civmail.mil>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Post Doc/Researcher/Scientist, US Army Research Laboratory, Maryland, USA
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University or Organization: US Army Research Laboratory
Job Location: Maryland, USA
Web Address: http://www.arl.army.mil
Job Title: Research Scientist & Postdoc Positions

Job Rank: Post Doc; Researcher; Scientist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


The Multilingual Computing Branch (MLCB) at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Adelphi Laboratory Center is seeking to hire new researchers, including both full-time employees and post-doctoral fellows. MLCB has several ongoing efforts in computational linguistics/natural language processing, including active projects in machine translation, human-robot communication, and social media analysis. The branch is also pursuing new interdisciplinary initiatives to address the language processing challenges in cyber-security and video analytics.

Candidates should have relevant research experience in areas such as machine translation, discourse modeling, automatic speech recognition, opinion and sentiment analysis, syntactic processing, lexical semantics, information extraction, and/or related subjects. Substantial programming experience and machine learning expertise are desirable. Fluency or extensive studies in languages other than English is also a plus.

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory offers flexible work schedule options that include telework and credit hours, as well as the standard benefits of Federal employment (e.g., pension plan, Thrift Savings Plan, health and life insurance).

The lab also encourages external collaboration and maintains multiple partnerships with universities and research institutions. Under our new director, ARL has an open campus initiative to attract academic and industry partners to collaborate with ARL scientists and engineers in areas of common research interest (see http://www.arl.army.mil/www/default.cfm?page=2357).

Job requirements:
- Ph.D. or equivalent research experience in computational linguistics, computer science, statistics, mathematics, or related field
- U.S. Citizen

If interested, please email your CV and the names and contact information of three or more references to Dr. V. Melissa Holland via the link below.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: virginia.m.holland6.civmail.mil
Contact Information:
Dr. V. Melissa Holland
Email: virginia.m.holland6.civmail.mil

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