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LINGUIST List 17.1149

Tue Apr 18 2006

Jobs: Natural Language Processing: Researcher, CACI

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        1.    Mark Turner, Computational Linguistics/Natural Language Processing: Researcher, CACI, MD, USA

Message 1: Computational Linguistics/Natural Language Processing: Researcher, CACI, MD, USA
Date: 17-Apr-2006
From: Mark Turner <miturnercaci.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics/Natural Language Processing: Researcher, CACI, MD, USA

University or Organization: CACI
Department: Research and Development
Job Rank: Researcher
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing, Text


Research and Development Positions in NLP and Text Processing

CACI's Document and Record Management Division is seeking applicants to
join its growing research and development staff. Vacancies at several
levels are available. The group conducts research and development projects
in NLP and text areas including named-entity extraction, matching and
merging of entities from free text and structured data, ontologies, and
document categorization and clustering. This work uses both English and
non-English content. Many of our projects involve work with noisy data,
e.g., OCR and ASR output.

Selected candidates will work on the full range of research and development
activities, including problem analysis, literature search, software and
database design, development of prototypes and production software,
experimentation, testing, tool/product evaluation and benchmarking,
reporting, and publishing. Senior level researchers will also supervise
others on projects.

Applicants should have some background in one or more areas of NLP or IR.
Applicants should have one or more degrees in linguistics, computer
science, mathematics, or a related field; they should have familiarity with
linear algebra, statistics and data graphing, and competence with
programming in C/C++, Java, or other high-level languages. Knowledge of
relational databases (SQL, PL/SQL) and sed, awk, Perl and similar tools is
helpful. Applicants should be able and willing to learn new programming
languages and tools.

The group is located in Lanham Maryland, close to Washington DC in the U.S.
CACI offers an attractive salary and benefits package with opportunities
for growth. The positions require US citizenship. A government security
clearance, or willingness to obtain one, is helpful. CACI is an Equal
Employment Opportunity Employer.

Please send resumes in confidence to Mark Turner at miturnercaci.com.

Address for Applications:

Mr. Mark Turner
4831 Walden Lane
Lanham, MD 20706

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Mr. Mark Turner
Email: miturnercaci.com
Phone: +1-301-306-2826
Website: http://www.caci.com

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