[Corpora-List] Job posting: NLP Research Scientist, Educational Testing Service, USA

Cahill, Aoife acahill at ets.org
Mon Feb 23 14:37:50 CET 2015


ETS's Research & Development division has an opening for a research scientist in the NLP Group to work in either our Princeton, NJ or San Francisco, California offices. The Group currently consists of about 8 Ph.D. level research scientists in areas related to NLP. Its main focus is on foundational research as well as on development of new capabilities to automatically score written test responses in a wide range of ETS test programs including TOEFL(R)iBT and GRE(R).

EDUCATION A Ph.D. in Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics or Computer Science is required.

BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Take responsibility for conceptualizing, proposing, obtaining funding for, and directing moderately sized projects and/or assisting in major ones.

EXPERIENCE Three years of independent research experience providing evidence of continuing and substantial contributions to a field of study are necessary. A very strong statistical and machine learning background as well as familiarity with the application of NLP tools to educational problems. Candidates should also have demonstrable contributions to new and/or modified theories of Natural Language Processing and their implementation in automated systems. Practical expertise with NLP tools and fluency in at least one major programming language (e.g. Java, Python, Perl, C/C++) is also required. Strong Python skills are highly desirable.

More detail and the application form can be found on the ETS Careers website: http://ets.pereless.com/careers/index.cfm?fuseaction=83080.viewjobdetail&CI D=83080&JID=185311&type=True&cfcend

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