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LINGUIST List 18.1757

Sat Jun 09 2007

Jobs: Eng/Comp Ling: Comp Linguist, Johns Hopkins U Applied Physics Lab

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        1.    Tracey Savage, English & Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, Laurel, Maryland, USA


Message 1: English & Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, Laurel, Maryland, USA
Date: 07-Jun-2007
From: Tracey Savage <tracey.savagejhuapl.edu>
Subject: English & Computational Linguistics: Computational Linguist, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, Laurel, Maryland, USA


University or Organization: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
Department: NSTD
Web Address: http://www.jhuapl.edu

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in
scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and
Washington, DC is seeking a Software Engineer with computational linguistics
skills. Engineer needed to develop Java based natural language processing
applications and then analyze and publish results.

Duties:
Statistically analyze results of NLP experiments. Design, develop, and test
natural language processing software applications. Publish results. Interact
with users and gather requirements for applications. Perform literature reviews.

Required:
MS in computer science and a computational linguistics focus. At least five
years of natural language processing and Java development experience.
Applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to solve
problems with minimal supervision, and the ability to clearly express themselves
both orally and in writing.

Desired:
PhD with research experience in NLP. Experience publishing in peer reviewed
literature. Experience with available NLP applications and developing NLP
applications from scratch. A strong mathematical or statistical background a
benefit. Previous experience with data mining, information retrieval or machine
learning techniques a plus. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government
security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to
classified information. Eligibility requirements include US citizenship.

Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security investigation and
must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
Eligibility requirements include US citizenship.

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer that complies with Title IX of the
Education Amendments Act of 1972, as well as other applicable laws, and values
diversity in its workforce.


Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: tracey.savagejhuapl.edu

Web Address for Applications: http://www.jhuapl.edu

Contact Information:
Tracey Savage
Email: tracey.savagejhuapl.edu


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