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LINGUIST List 17.452

Thu Feb 09 2006

Jobs: Computational Ling: Linguist, Janya Inc.

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        1.    Linda Stievater, Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist, Janya Inc., NY, USA

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist, Janya Inc., NY, USA
Date: 09-Feb-2006
From: Linda Stievater <lindasjanyainc.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist, Janya Inc., NY, USA

University or Organization: Janya Inc.
Job Rank: Computational Linguist
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Janya, located in suburban Buffalo, New York State, USA, is a leader in
research and development of natural language processing applications. In
addition to R&D, Janya offers products and solutions based on its text
analytics technology for the DoD, intelligence, and law enforcement
communities and other government markets.

We are seeking a computational linguist with expertise in parsing and
grammar development. The focus of this position is on development and
improvement of core NLP resources and will require both hands-on work, as
well as participation in more research-oriented efforts.

The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in applying their theoretical
and computational linguistics training to solving practical problems posed
by NLP technology. You should enjoy collaborative work on tasks that range
from writing grammars to analyzing parsing errors to training and
evaluating statistical algorithms.

- Hands-on experience with grammar and parser development, particularly for
large-scale production-quality NLP systems;
- Knowledge of finite-state technology and rule-based and statistical parsing;
- Strong background in syntax, including familiarity with a variety of
grammar formalisms;
- Either Masters in computational linguistics with work experience in NLP
or PhD in computational linguistics.

Additional desirable attributes:
- Comfortable working with Unix/Linux operating systems
- Proficiency in scripting languages (Perl, Python) or programming
languages, particularly C++
- Experience with lexicon and ontology development

This Buffalo, NY position is available immediately. Candidates must be
eligible to work in the US; US citizens preferred. Salary will be
commensurate with education and experience. Janya also offers an attractive
benefits package.

Please email CV (list job title) with references to lindasjanyainc.com

Address for Applications:

Linda Stievater
Janya Inc.
1408 Sweet Home Road, Suite 1
Amherst, NY 14228

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Contact Information:

Linda Stievater
Email: lindasjanyainc.com
Phone: 716-565-0401 x 301
Website: http://www.janyainc.com

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