LINGUIST List 8.1523

Fri Oct 24 1997

Jobs: NLP

Editor for this issue: James German <>


  1. nljob, Job Opportunities in Natural Language Processing

Message 1: Job Opportunities in Natural Language Processing

Date: Fri, 24 Oct 1997 16:28:40 +0100
From: nljob <>
Subject: Job Opportunities in Natural Language Processing

The speech and natural language group at Canon Research Centre Europe
(CRE) is expanding rapidly. Having more than doubled in size over the
past year, we still have positions for a researcher and a software
engineer to join our high calibre NLP team.

We work on NLP technology for a number of different applications, with
a focus on information retrieval and interactive spoken language
interfaces. We are also developing medium and large vocabulary
continuous speech recognition software.

Canon, currently celebrating its 60th anniversary, has 70,000
employees worldwide and is an acknowledged world-leader in many
markets, including cameras, photocopiers and printers. Constant
innovation underlies Canon's success and at CRE you will have the
opportunity to play a large part in this. We also offer an excellent
working environment and a highly competitive salary and benefits

We have the following requirements:

 NLP researcher role: excellent programming skills and significant
 relevant experience in one or more areas of NLP. Experience of
 building real systems is highly desirable.

 NLP software engineering role: excellent programming skills in a
 variety of languages (for example, C/C++, functional languages,
 Perl, Tcl/Tk) and experience of constructing large robust software
 systems are required. Experience in an area of NLP would be an
 advantage, but is not essential.

We are particularly looking for people with a first-class academic
background, a high degree of curiosity and the ability to learn
quickly - self-motivated people who like to continuously improve and

For more details on CRE and a detailed description of these and
other job opportunities, please consult our webpages at:

To apply, please send a CV with a covering letter, stating which
position you are interested in, to:

 The Recruitment Manager
 Canon Research Centre Europe Limited
 20 Alan Turing Road
 Surrey Research Park
 GU2 5YF
 United Kingdom

 fax: +44 1483 448845

Because of British law, preference will be given to applicants who
already have the right to work in the United Kingdom.
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