LINGUIST List 26.2954

Fri Jun 19 2015

Jobs: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Researcher, H5

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 19-Jun-2015
From: Human Resources <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Researcher, H5, California, USA
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University or Organization: H5
Job Location: California, USA
Job Title: Strategic Search Consultant

Job Rank: Strategic Search Consultant; Researcher

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics


We’re not just another eDiscovery vendor selling routine services—we are experts in combining technology and human brainpower to solve problems and assist counsel in the areas of litigation, investigations, compliance and information governance.

H5’s Professional Services Group is looking to add Information Retrieval Researchers to our cross-functional project teams. The core responsibilities of the Information Retrieval Researcher include self-directed research, documentation and presentation of research results, and data analysis. Experience as a Paralegal is a plus.

This position is located in the San Francisco Area. It is not a remote position.


- Rapidly developing an understanding of new subject matter related to complex litigation via independent research and team interaction
- Construct strategic search queries in large corpora of electronic data to locate targeted subject matter
- Creatively solve information retrieval challenges using proven methodologies and self-generated ideas
- Synthesizing large amounts of information from a variety of sources (case materials, client direction and feedback, internet sources)
- Formulate and test hypotheses in a coherent and organized fashion within large corpora of electronic data
- Presenting research results to a project team, discerning crucial information from less important details, and accurately depicting data trends and inconsistencies
- Working in a fast-paced environment to meet client deadlines both collaboratively and autonomously
- Undertaking and successfully concluding projects with minimal supervision while providing updates and progress reports to the project team


- Ability to approach research conceptually and creatively
- Ability to synthesize information effectively and formally document/report findings
- Investigatory skills
- Superior oral and written communication skills
- Aptitude for learning new technologies and processes
- Sharp eye for detail and a practiced sense of order and organization
- Ability to meet deadlines while balancing competing priorities
- Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively to a team effort
- Comfort working in a fast-paced environment
- Solid competency in a PC/Windows environment using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)


- Experience with research, data analysis, text analysis, linguistic analysis
- Knowledge or experience with the US legal system is helpful
- 2+ years' experience in a professional/ business environment
- Experience with Relativity legal search platforms a plus
- BA or BS (MA, MS, JD, LLM, or MLS a plus)

Both temporary/project based and full time positions are available.

Application Deadline: 16-Dec-2015

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