Corpora: Job Ad

From: Jiawei Hu (
Date: Fri May 03 2002 - 10:44:02 MET DST

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    Canon Research Centre Europe (CRE) has a position for a top quality
    researcher in Natural Language Processing (J32)


    You will be working as part of a successful, growing group that investigates
    and develops advanced information retrieval/natural language technologies
    for Canon products. You will also play a key role in advancing the research
    and development programme of the group, and will contribute to a variety of
    projects. You will have sound knowledge of natural language processing and
    its application to information retrieval and document analysis.

    Job Specification

    To perform research and development of natural language processing
    techniques to support advanced information retrieval, user interfaces and
    document analysis.
    To develop and initiate first class research in one or more of these areas:
    question & answering, text summarization, information extraction, text


    First class technical background: MSc or PhD, or equivalent level of
    experience, in natural language processing, information retrieval, or
    closely related discipline.
    Proven track record of initiating and developing research projects.
    Desire to work with internal or external customers.
    Good software engineering skills in a variety of programming languages,
    particularly C++ or Java.


    Expertise in the areas of:
    * Multilingual information systems
    * Document markup languages
    * Statistical information processing
    * Corpus analysis and lexical resource creation
    Experience of full project life cycle and product-level software
    Proven publication record.

    Application Procedure

    To apply please send, fax or email your CV with a covering letter, quoting
    reference J32, to:

          Recruitment Manager
          Canon Research Centre Europe
          The Braccans
          London Road
          Berkshire RG12 2XH
          United Kingdom

          Tel: +44 (0) 1344 354800
          Fax: +44 (0) 1344 354801


    More information is available on the CRE web site:

    If you would like to discuss the job more informally, please phone
    Dr Joe Bullock on +44 (0) 1344 354800.

    Because of British law, preference will be given to applicants who
    already have the right to work in the United Kingdom.

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