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LINGUIST List 19.1199

Wed Apr 09 2008

Jobs: Comp Ling: Research Scientist, Sharp Laboratories of Europe

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        1.    John Nonweiler, Computational Linguistics: Research Scientist, Sharp Laboratories of Europe, Oxford, UK


Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Research Scientist, Sharp Laboratories of Europe, Oxford, UK
Date: 09-Apr-2008
From: John Nonweiler <john.nonweilersharp.co.uk>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Research Scientist, Sharp Laboratories of Europe, Oxford, UK
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University or Organization: Sharp Laboratories of Europe
Job Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Web Address: http://www.sle.sharp.co.uk/
Job Rank: Research Scientist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


Description:

Sharp Laboratories of Europe is looking for a bright and enthusiastic
researcher to join a growing team developing future systems using language
technology.

We are researching and developing novel technologies to enhance Sharp
devices and create future business opportunities for Sharp. We are working
in areas such as example based machine translation and language e-learning
on mobile devices.

Main Responsibilities:
- Performing innovative applied research in computational linguistics
- Building working software prototypes

Requirements:
- You have a passion for technology
- An MSc or PhD in computer science, mathematics, or a related field
- Experience of natural language processing and/or information retrieval
- Good software programming skills
- Experience or interest in any of the following areas is also beneficial:
Chinese and/or Japanese linguistics
User interfaces and human-computer interaction
Computer-assisted language learning (CALL)
- Experience of working in an R&D environment is beneficial
- Good people skills on top of your technical skills

Sharp Corporation is internationally recognized for its innovation in
consumer products such as e-dictionaries, mobile phones, and Aquos LCD TVs.
Sharp Laboratories is a subsidiary of Sharp Corporation and one of the
leading European research centers in consumer electronics. We have over 15
years of experience in language and information technology. We offer state
of the art facilities, a competitive salary, staff pension plan, and
excellent career development opportunities.

How to apply:
Applicants should send a covering letter and CV quoting ref: RES-ITS/0048.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Email Address for Applications: jobssharp.co.uk
Contact Information:
Sorcha Bangham
Email: jobssharp.co.uk




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