LINGUIST List 9.861

Wed Jun 10 1998

Jobs: Cognition,Knowledge Engineer

Editor for this issue: Martin Jacobsen <>


  1. HeeSoo Joseph Chung, UCLA Cognition and Aging
  2. Falkenburg, Nancy, Knowledge Engineer

Message 1: UCLA Cognition and Aging

Date: Tue, 09 Jun 1998 14:22:35 -0700
From: HeeSoo Joseph Chung <>
Subject: UCLA Cognition and Aging


UCLA Psychology Department. 

Position available to supervise and conduct NIA sponsored research on
effects of aging on the processing and retrieval of phonology: Highly
competitive, fully funded salary for 3+ years. Opportunity to work in
a stimulating and productive research lab with a focus on
neuropsychological issues associated with perception, production, and
memory for language in young and older adults. Preference given to
candidates with strong statistical training, a record of involvement
in publishable research, and an interest in any of the following:
normal cognitive aging, auditory speech perception, phonetic and
phonological neighborhoods, repetition deafness and blindness,
relations between language perception and production, or linguistics
and bilingual issues. Responsibilities include assisting with design,
implementation, data analysis and publication of grant-related
research, and supervision of graduate and undergraduate researchers.

Send vita, letter of interest, relevant reprints/preprints, and three
letters of reference to

Dr. Don MacKay 
Psychology Dept., UCLA
LA, CA 90095 
or via email to <> 

Application deadline: Sept. 15, 1998 
Start date: asap but flexible.
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Message 2: Knowledge Engineer

Date: Tue, 9 Jun 1998 22:35:12 -0700
From: Falkenburg, Nancy <>
Subject: Knowledge Engineer

Knowledge Engineer 

Company:		Resumix
Location:		Sunnyvale, California
Position Title: 	Knowledge Engineer
Status:			Fulltime/Regular

Resumix, Inc. is an Open Systems Software company specializing in
software solutions for the Human Resources marketplace. our lead
product is the most advanced computerized resume processing system in
the world. It reads resumes with an optical character reader,
automatically extracts name, address, education, job history, and
skills from resumes, and matches them to a company's job openings. The
Resumix knowledge base forms the core of the Resumix system, allowing
documents to be processed by computer.

We are looking for individuals who can enhance, test, and maintain our
knowledge base, interact well with our customers and with other groups
within Resumix, and/or assist with other areas of our development

* Refine and improve rules and definitions of terms in the knowledge

* Proactively develop skill terms and categories for new industries
through research of secondary source material.

* Verify, document and fix customer-reported extraction problems.

* Create new test procedures and maintain accurate, current records in our
bug tracking system.

* Work with customers to expand our knowledge base and clarify
reported problems.

* Coordinate with other Resumix departments, particularly Account
Management, Sales and Technical Support.

* BA/BS or MA/MS
- Well-rounded education
- Strong language skills, especially excellent understanding of
	English syntax and spelling
- Strong logical and analytical abilities
- Familiarity with Linguistics, Symbolic Systems, Information
	Sciences, or Formal Logic
- Foreign language ability a plus, particularly French, Spanish or
* Strong Interpersonal Skills:
- Ability to work as part of an engineering team
- Self-motivated, energetic, good attention to detail, fast learner
- Well organized, with excellent follow-through
- Experience with customer interaction a plus

* Computer experience:
- Familiarity with UNIX and editors such as emacs or vi
- PC-literate (Windows 95/NT)

Desired: Relevant technical background:

* Experience with text retrieval, pattern matching, or database
* Some programming experience and use of scripting tools helpful


Join the company building software that helps people find jobs, grow
in their jobs, and advance their careers.

For more information on the above position and more, check our web
page at:

Use the Resume Builder(tm) on our site to assemble a resume. 

And when you send your resume, you are using tools we build.

Please EMAIL RESUME to (preferred)

Mailing Address: Resumix, 890 Ross Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94089.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
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