[Corpora-List] Head of NLP - London

Trevor Jenkins trevor.jenkins at suneidesis.com
Fri Feb 8 14:10:13 CET 2008


On Fri, 8 Feb 2008, Daniel Zeman <zeman at ufal.ms.mff.cuni.cz> wrote:

There is a huge difference between the exchange of information between academic peers, such as conference and journal announcements, and the advertising of commerical jobs. Especially so when the commerical job is being repeatedly posted to a list (in other words the list is being spammed).

When this posting was sent a few weeks ago I took a gander at their web site; "fastest growing"... um not that I could see --- unless it was meant that one of their dozen employees had joined recently.

I'm also a little biased because my least cost interpretation of "NLP" is that ultra-trendy neuro-linguistic programming stuff being peddled by neophytes whose only qualification is to have read "NLP for Dummies".


> 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,
> > DUBLIN-2
> > IRELAND
> > Phone 00 353 1 896 8429
> >
> > Web Page: http://people.tcd.ie/kahmad
> >
> >
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Regards, Trevor

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