26.1786, Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Research Scientist, IBM Research

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Subject: 26.1786, Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Research Scientist, IBM Research

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Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2015 19:45:13
From: Lea Deleris [lea.deleris at ie.ibm.com]
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Research Scientist, IBM Research, Dublin, Ireland

 
University or Organization: IBM Research - Ireland 
Job Location: Dublin, Ireland 
Web Address: http://www.research.ibm.com/labs/ireland/
Job Title: Research Scientist- Natural language processing
Job Rank: Researcher; Scientist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics 


Description:

IBM Research - Ireland is accepting applications for full-time researchers in
the area of natural language processing.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD degree in computational linguistics or in
computer science with a specialization in Natural Language Processing (NLP). 
Prior experience in the area of text analytics with information extraction,
information retrieval and machine learning are highly desirable, and
experience with corpus linguistics or natural language understanding are a
plus.

Strong programming skills in Java are required.

The successful research candidate must have demonstrated ability to define
research plans, carry out leading research, and publish research results
through professional journals, academic conferences, and patents.  As a
researcher you will be expected to organize challenging problems, develop new
solutions, and work with business & development teams to ensure these
solutions have a significant impact.

We are an R&D organization that works closely with city authorities,
universities, and small/large businesses to advance science & technology for
smarter urban and environmental systems.  Areas we currently focus on include:
data mining and machine learning; data privacy; statistical modeling;
optimization, control and decision systems; social, semantic web; distributed
information systems; knowledge & data engineering, geospatial analysis and
organization, simulation, real-time computing, and urban and environmental
systems, e.g., water, energy, transportation.

We offer:

- A stimulating, cross-disciplinary environment in a leading research
organization,
- Opportunities for a unique combination of scientific and industrial research
into real-world problems
- Excellent ties to academic and industrial research labs worldwide
- Up-to-date infrastructure and resources
- The ability to take part in large-scale international research projects

Required

- Doctorate Degree
- At least 5 years experience in the areas of information extraction and
machine learning
- At least 1 year experience in publication in top-tier research conferences
and journals
- At least 3 years experience in programming in Java and C++
- At least 1 year experience in open source NLP tools (i.e., Stanford NLP,
OpenNLP)
- English: Fluent
 
Preferred

- At least 1 year experience in one of the following domains: question
answering, textual entailment, machine reading
- At least 1 year experience in software engineering
- At least 6 months experience in experience with speech processing
 
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal
opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or
expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or
veteran status.



Application Deadline: 01-Sep-2015 (Open until filled)
	  
Web Address for Applications: https://jobs3.netmedia1.com/cp/faces/job_summary?job_id=RES-0719040 
Contact Information:
	Lea Deleris 
	Email: lea.deleris at ie.ibm.com 


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