LINGUIST List 21.4312

Thu Oct 28 2010

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Scientist, A Technology Company

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        1.     Bennett Bullock , Computational Linguistics: Scientist, A Technology Company, Virginia, USA

Message 1: Computational Linguistics: Scientist, A Technology Company, Virginia, USA
Date: 28-Oct-2010
From: Bennett Bullock <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Scientist, A Technology Company, Virginia, USA
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University or Organization: A Technology Company Department: Research and Development Job Rank: Scientist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


We are a rapidly growing technology company actively developing textanalytics systems. We are an ideal place for researchers interested inworking in a fast-paced environment where their ideas are rapidly appliedto technology solutions. Currently, we are looking for full-time employeeswith academic or professional experience in one or more of the followingfields:

1) Machine Learning, especially, Neural and/or Bayesian inference networks.2) Natural Language Processing, focusing on N-gram models, Hidden MarkovModels, probabilistic sentence parsing.3) Probability, making statistical inferences from sparse data sets.4) Document Classification and Information Retrieval, especially methodsfor evaluating search engines.5) Theoretical or Computational Linguistics

Candidates must meet the following prerequisites:

1) U.S. Citizenship. A TS clearance or ability to obtain one is aprerequisite.2) At least 2 years of programing experience in a professional or academicenvironment - Java is preferred, although we will consider candidates withexperience with scripting languages such as MATLAB or Perl.3) A BS in Computer Science, Mathematics, Linguistics, or a related field.MS, or PhD in these fields strongly preferred.

The ideal candidate will also have experience with:

1) large-scale professional software development, research-driven softwareprototyping and familiarity with the design/scaling issues that accompanylarge projects. Experience with design patterns is preferred.2) Weka, Mahout, Mallet, or other commonly used machine-learning tools.3) the Hadoop platform.4) Haskell.

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to the applicationemail address below.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Email Address for Applications: Contact Information:
Bennett Bullock Email:

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