25.3003, Jobs: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Consultant, H5

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Subject: 25.3003, Jobs: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Consultant, H5

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Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:00:43
From: Katie Romweber [kromweber at h5.com]
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Consultant, H5, California, USA

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University or Organization: H5 
Job Location: California, USA 
Web Address: http://www.h5.com
Job Title: Information Retrieval Consultant
Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics 


Description:

H5’s Professional Services Group is searching for an Information Retrieval Consultant to contribute to our cross-functional project teams.  The core responsibilities of the Information Retrieval Consultant include client requirements gathering, technical subject matter research, data analysis, knowledge base development, and quality assurance. 

Responsibilities:
- Rapidly developing an understanding of new subject matter related to complex litigation via independent research and team interaction
- 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
- Develop and refine linguistic classifiers and metadata queries for large corpora of electronic data to locate targeted subject matter
- Creatively solve information retrieval challenges using proven methodologies and self-generated ideas   
- 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

 Competencies:
- Ability to approach research conceptually and creatively
- Ability to synthesize information effectively and formally document/report findings
- Ability to forge hypotheses and strategies for testing them using both deductive and inductive logic
- Ability to understand new requirements and use disparate data points for problem solving
- 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
- Flexibility and comfort working in a fast-paced environment with evolving priorities and requirements
- Solid competency in a PC/Windows environment using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

 Qualifications:
- 4+ years professional experience in the information management or retrieval space
- Graduate training in law, linguistics, or information science


Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)
	  
Web Address for Applications: http://hire.jobvite.com/CompanyJobs/Careers.aspx?nl=1&k=Apply&j=ovpaZfwN&s=Linguist+List 
Contact Information:
	Managing Director, HR Katie Romweber 
	Email: kromweber at h5.com 





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