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Sun Dec 05 2010

Jobs: Computational Ling & Natural Language Processing: Researcher, ETS

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Message 1: Computational Linguistics & Natural Language Processing: Researcher, ETS (Educational Testing Service), New Jersey, USA
Date: 02-Dec-2010
From: Human Resources <nonegiven.com>
Subject: Computational Linguistics & Natural Language Processing: Researcher, ETS (Educational Testing Service), New Jersey, USA
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University or Organization: ETS (Educational Testing Service)
Job Rank: Researcher

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing


Description:

ETS (Educational Testing Service), with headquarters in Princeton, NJ, is a
global $1.3B not for profit organization. Our mission is to advance
quality and equity in education by providing fair and valid assessments,
performing educational research and influencing policies that promote
learning, performance, education and professional development. As a
nonprofit corporation and an innovator in developing tests for clients in
education, government and business, we are dedicated to advancing
educational excellence for the communities we serve.

In this team-oriented role, the selected candidate will assist with the
implementation of natural language processing (NLP) components of medium-
to large-scale, complex research projects for ETS researchers, testing
program areas and external clients. You will be offered the opportunity to
consult with research scientists in the application, modification, and
documentation of such systems and contribute to the implementation and
support of new NLP methodologies to support research system development.

Be prepared to further assist in the preparation of NLP development
components of proposals and cost/resource estimates, implement components
of technical documentation of NLP software systems, solutions and results
and regularly attend area-wide staff training and development sessions.

In addition to exceptional verbal/written communication skills, our
qualifications include:
-Master's degree in Computer Science, NLP, Language Technology,
Computational Linguistics, Linguistics or a closely related field
-A strong programming background, in languages such as Perl, Java, Python,
and C, and facility with computational algorithms are essential
-Coursework in statistics and experience in using machine learning toolkits
are highly desirable
-Ability to maintain continuing awareness of recent advances in natural
language processing (including speech processing), machine learning, and
software development methodologies
-Knowledge of UNIX and Windows computing environments
-Familiarity with UNIX tools and scripting languages and algorithms,
methods and data structures in common use in the processing of speech and
language data

We offer a competitive salary and excellent compensation package including
medical, dental, vision, 403(b) retirement plan, life and disability
insurance, paid time off and an employee assistance program. Please apply
online at:

http://ets.pereless.com/careers/index.cfm?fuseaction=83080.viewjobdetail&CID=83080&JID=99822&type=&cfcend

EOE

Application Deadline:

Web Address for Applications: http://www.Click2Apply.net/m2uy3q8
Contact Information:
Human Resources
Email: nonegiven.com

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