26.2007, Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Associate Research Engineer, Educational Testing Service
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Subject: 26.2007, Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Associate Research Engineer, Educational Testing Service
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Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:55:19
From: Rosales [i.rosales02 at jobtarget.com]
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Associate Research Engineer, Educational Testing Service
University or Organization: Educational Testing Service
Job Location: USA
Job Title: Associate Research Engineer, NLP
Job Rank: Associate Research Engineer, NLP; Researcher
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics
ETS (Educational Testing Service) is a global not for profit organization
whose mission is to advance quality and equity in education. With more than
3,400 global employees, we develop, administer and score more than 50 million
tests annually in more than 180 countries. In addition we conduct educational
research, analysis and policy studies and develop a variety of customized
services and products for teacher certification, English language learning and
elementary, secondary and postsecondary education.
We currently have a position available, based in either Princeton, NJ or San
Francisco, CA for an Associate Research Engineer to assist in analyzing,
designing, modifying, developing, implementing and documenting speech
technology and natural language processing (NLP) components of medium- to
large-scale, complex research projects.
To qualify, you must possess:
- Master’s degree in Computer Science, NLP, Language Technology, Computational
Linguistics, Linguistics or a closely related field is required. Coursework in
statistics and experience in using machine learning toolkits are highly
- A strong programming background in languages such as Java, Python, Perl, and
C, and facility with computational algorithms. Experience with speech
processing software (e.g. HTK, Praat, Matlab) is desirable.
- Knowledge of UNIX and Windows computing environments and familiarity with
UNIX tools and scripting languages.
- Familiarity with algorithms, methods and data structures in common use in
the processing of speech and language data.
- Ability to maintain continuing awareness of recent advances in speech and
natural language processing, machine learning, and software development
We offer a competitive salary and excellent compensation package including
medical, dental, vision, 403(b) retirement plan, life and disability
insurance, paid time off and an employee assistance program. Please apply
online at the application website below.
ETS is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Application Deadline: 06-Oct-2015
Web Address for Applications: http://www.Click2Apply.net/gv47qcq
Email: i.rosales02 at jobtarget.com
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