LINGUIST List 13.2333

Tue Sep 17 2002

Jobs: Natural Lang Processing: NJ, USA

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  1. julius, Jobs: Natural Lang Processing: Educational Testing Service, NJ, USA

Message 1: Jobs: Natural Lang Processing: Educational Testing Service, NJ, USA

Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 10:52:42 +0000
From: julius <>
Subject: Jobs: Natural Lang Processing: Educational Testing Service, NJ, USA

University or Organization: Educational Testing Service
Specialty Areas Required: Natural Language Processing
Required Language(s):


Educational Testing Service has a senior-level Research Scientist
opening in the Natural Language Processing Group in the Center for
Assessment Design and Scoring. The Center, part of the Research &
Development Division, conducts research on the integration of
psychometrics, cognitive science and technology with the goal of
enhancing the scientific and societal value of assessments. This
position involves the conceptualization and research of algorithms,
processes, or systems using natural language methods to assist in the
creation and analysis of test content (e.g., the automatic creation of
test questions and the automatic analysis of test questions to
characterize their difficulty). The work also involves the ability to
apply scientific, technical and software engineering skills in
designing and conducting natural language processing research studies
and in developing and contributing to the development of new products
or services for education.

A doctoral degree in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics or a
highly related field, and evidence of independent substantive research
experience are required. The successful candidate is expected to
contribute to the application of natural language processing in the
development of educational assessment products in a multidisciplinary
environment. The supervision of a small number of staff may be

ETS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and an
ideal environment for professional growth. ETS is an Equal
Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Please send two copies of your resume, along with cover letter stating
salary requirements, to: Eric Waxman, Educational Testing Service,
Rosedale Road, MS 05-D, Princeton, NJ 08541, E-mail:
Fax: (609) 497-6022.

Headquartered in Princeton, NJ, Educational Testing Service (ETS) is
the world's premier educational measurement institution and a leader
in educational research. As an innovator in developing achievement
and occupational tests for clients in business, education, and
government, we are determined to advance educational excellence for
the communities we serve.

Address for Applications:
	Attn: Eric Waxman
	Educational Testing Service
	Rosedale Road
	MS 05-D
	Princeton, NJ 08541
	United States of America

 Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:
	Human Resources.

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