LINGUIST List 8.762

Tue May 20 1997

Jobs: Natural Lg Processing, English-Spanish

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  1. Remi Zajac, Please post: Visiting positions at CRL
  2. Brigitte Orliac, Job - Machine Translation - English-Spanish linguist

Message 1: Please post: Visiting positions at CRL

Date: Mon, 19 May 1997 17:17:12 -0600 (MDT)
From: Remi Zajac <>
Subject: Please post: Visiting positions at CRL



The Computing Research Laboratory (CRL) at New Mexico State University
has two Visiting Research Fellow positions in our natural language
processing R&D team. The positions are for one year, with a
possibility of an extension. Salaries will be commensurate with the
experience and skill level of the successful applicants and will be in
the range of $32,000 - $50,000. The positions will be filled as soon
as possible.

The successful candidate will be a top-notch programmer. Knowledge in
at least one of the following areas is required:

- natural language processing;
- compiler design and implementation;
- graphical user interfaces.

A Ph.D. degree is not strictly required.

Responsibilities: Writing software for a variety of natural
language-related applications, including one or more of the following:
complex pattern matchers, parsers, generators, information extraction
modules, summarizers, fast indexing schemes, interactive tools for
knowledge acquirers and end users.

CRL is an internationally acclaimed center of research excellence.
The laboratory mainly focuses on natural language processing
applications (machine translation, multilingual information retrieval,
extraction and summarization), interface design, and knowledge

Information about CRL projects can be found at
The projects are led by Sergei Nirenburg, Jim Cowie, Bill Ogden and
Remi Zajac. The senior research staff include: Stephen Beale, David
Farwell, Stephen Helmreich, Wanying Jin, Kavi Mahesh, Victor Raskin
(also of Purdue University), Svetlana Sheremetyeva and Evelyne Viegas.

Send applications and inquiries, preferably by e-mail, to:

Sergei Nirenburg				

Director, Computing Research Laboratory		505 646 5466 (voice)
Professor, Computer Science			505 646 6218 (fax)
New Mexico State University
Box 30001, Dept. 3CRL
Las Cruces, NM 88003
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Message 2: Job - Machine Translation - English-Spanish linguist

Date: Tue, 20 May 1997 2:28pm
From: Brigitte Orliac <>
Subject: Job - Machine Translation - English-Spanish linguist

Logos Corporation, a leading developer of machine translation software, 
has an immediate opening for an English-Spanish linguist.

The English-Spanish linguist will be responsible for

* analyzing English-Spanish translation problems and implementing 
solutions in the form of Logos grammar rules
* updating the English-Spanish lexicon
* solving linguistic problems reported by users of the English-Spanish 
translation system
* providing linguistic expertise for the development of Logos software 

The candidate should have an advanced degree in linguistics or Spanish. 
He or she should be a native speaker of Spanish with near-native 
proficiency in English. We are particularly interested in candidates with 
experience in one or more of the following areas

* contrastive linguistics
* computational linguistics
* translation
* NLP applications

If you are interested in this opportunity, send resume and cover letter 
to Human Resources, LOGOS CORPORATION, 200 Valley Road, Suite 400, Mount 
Arlington, NJ 07856, email:, fax: 201-398-6102.
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