[Corpora-List] Head of NLP - London

Daniel Zeman zeman at ufal.mff.cuni.cz
Fri Feb 8 10:01:06 CET 2008

There have been many occurrences of NLP-related job offers. Even conference announcements can be considered a sort of advertising. Within these (vague) limits, I find it OK. Dan

Khurshid Ahmad napsal(a):
> Dear All
> Not long ago there was an enormous 'furore' about using the Corpora
> bandwidth for discussion that was oriented towards corpus linguistics.
> I am all for the bandwidth to be used for advertisments: can anybody
> advertise on corpora at uib.no?
>> Head of NLP
>> The Fizzback Group (www.fizzback.com) is one of the fastest growing
>> companies in customer experience management. We provide a technology
>> based research & analytics service that helps consumer facing businesses
>> change the way they capture, analyse and act on customer feedback.
>> Backed by a well known Venture Capital firm, we are pursuing rapid
>> expansion plans, both in terms of staff and new clients. In order to
>> deliver on these plans we are looking to hire a Head of the Natural
>> Language Processing (NLP) team and related services.
>> This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for making a real impact,
>> leading innovation and improvements, creating a superb team and
>> fostering external relationships. With our funding, prospects,
>> entrepreneurial culture and stage of existence this is a truly exciting
>> time to join us.
>> Location: Central London, Leicester Square
>> Type: permanent/full-time
>> Salary: Highly competitive + pension contribution and private medical
>> insurance
>> __Position Description and Responsibilities__:
>> This is a senior position that requires strong academic and industrial
>> experience. You will be responsible for all aspects of linguistic
>> related activities and give clear guidance to the team. You will be
>> responsible of fulfilling the demand from three different streams:
>> Research & Development, delivery of service to new clients and support
>> of existing services. Since you will be working on key components of our
>> core technology platform, you will have the unique opportunity to
>> significantly impact on the success of our services and company. You
>> will also be responsible for:
>> + Continuously finding ways of improving the NLP service within a
>> Service Oriented Architecture
>> + Planning and manage the execution of roadmap and client driven
>> requirements
>> + Defining better ways of quickly and reliably deploying NLP services
>> to new Clients
>> + Defining, using, standardising and improving adherence to best
>> practices
>> + Providing linguistic, innovation and execution leadership to the
>> members of the NLP team
>> __Job Requirement / Profile__:
>> + Excellent knowledge of Natural Language Processing (NLP) theory and
>> practice and statistical methods; in particular experience in the field
>> of Information Extraction and Machine Learning techniques
>> + Managerial and leadership experience, with a flair of building a
>> stimulating and creative environment, where innovation is encouraged,
>> plans executed reliably and efficiently. Ability to manage and retain
>> talents is paramount
>> + Strong verbal and written communications skills
>> + MSc. PhD in related area an advantage
>> + Experience in developing NLP tools and applications using existing
>> frameworks and architectures
>> + Hard working, with high energy, self-motivation and initiative
>> + Good programming background (i.e. Java and XML)
>> To apply please email your CV and cover letter to
>> job-headnlp at fizzback.com
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> Khurshid Ahmad
> Professor of Computer Science
> Department of Computer Science
> Trinity College,
> Phone 00 353 1 896 8429
> Web Page: http://people.tcd.ie/kahmad
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