[Corpora-List] R&D statistical NLP position at eScription

From: George Zavaliagkos (george@escription.com)
Date: Fri Jan 30 2004 - 19:00:11 MET

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    eScription is a fast growing company located in Boston, MA, U.S. Our
    expertise is to provide solutions that improve the medical transcription
    process by utilizing the internet and background speech recognition and
    understanding technologies. We have a deployed system serving thousands
    of medical professionals.

    We are growing our R&D group by adding a position for Natural
    Language Processing research.

    The candidate will work with a talented group of researchers to invent, develop
    and deploy corpus based statistical techniques that a) transform and structure
    raw speech recognition output into real world, formated documents and b) capture
    and mine the structure of these documents.

    The candidate should have an in depth understanding of Natural Language
    Processing technologies and their applications (including but not limited to
    topic change detection and tracking, document retrieval, statistical parsing and
    transformation based learning), and should be able to independently access their
    applicability to the challenges we face.

    Experience with the language modeling component of a large vocabulary speech
    recognition system is a plus.

    Minimum requirements
      - Either a PhD in Natural Language Processing/Computational Linguistics/Speech Processing
        or Masters plus 2 years of relevant work experience
      - Extensive hands on experience with large corpora
      - Strong knowledge of Linux scripting, Perl or Python and C/C++

    If you are interested in the position, contact

        George Zavaliagkos
        Manager - Speech Recognition and
        Natural Language Processing Technologies

        george at eScription dot com

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