Job: Research scientist position at Thomson Legal and Regulatory

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at LIPN.UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Fri Dec 16 16:08:20 UTC 2005

Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 09:49:17 -0600
From: <isabelle.moulinier at>
Message-ID: <FBD82033119D79469016E85C41DA791B035E03BA at TLRUSMNEAGMBX23.ERF.THOMSON.COM>


TLR has an opening for a research scientist in the area of information

Please see attached details:


Research Scientist - Opportunities at Thomson Legal and Regulatory


The Research & Development department for Thomson Legal and Regulatory
would like to invite qualified applicants to apply for an open
Research Scientist position in their Eagan, MN offices. The Research &
Development department performs applied research in natural language
processing, document retrieval, information extraction, text
classification, summarization, and named entity recognition. The ideal
candidate would have significant expertise in one or more of these
research areas.

Preference will be given to candidates with research and work related
experience in the area of named entity recognition and resolution.


Principal duties:

* Conducting applied research in information retrieval, information
extraction, text categorization, text mining, or related areas in the
context of large online delivery environments, such as Westlaw.

* Execution of such projects, including

* implementation of prototypes and the design of experiments to
evaluate them

* performing of experiments to validate key algorithms and
architectures associated with such prototypes, followed by written

* liaison with other departments concerning transition of prototypes
into production

* collaboration with software engineers engaged in the construction of

* Custom development for other TLR departments on key projects with a
research component.

* Monitoring of research literature through reading.



* Applicants should have a graduate degree in Computer Science or a
related discipline.

* Relevant experience in one or more of the following areas: natural
language processing, machine learning, information retrieval,
information extraction, document classification, summarization, and
named entity extraction and resolution (Applicants with Masters degree
must have some additional work related experience).

* Substantial experience with UNIX or Windows environment.

* Proficiency in a programming language such as Java or C++.

* Good oral and written communication skills (as demonstrated through
prior technical publications).

* Relevant publications in Journals and (refereed) conferences a plus.


Reports to: Director of Research.


Applications and enquiries to be sent to Khalid Al-Kofahi (firstname .
lastname with the hyphen at thomson . com), Director of Research

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