[Corpora-List] Head of NLP - London

Roxanne Raine roxi.benoit at gmail.com
Fri Feb 8 14:52:15 CET 2008


I see repeated spammage as undesirable, but personally, and fwiw, appreciate any *relevant *job postings that someone would post on the list
:)

On Feb 8, 2008 7:10 AM, Trevor Jenkins <trevor.jenkins at suneidesis.com> wrote:


> 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
>
> <>< Re: deemed!
>
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