Corpora: Programming Position/Job Posting at Columbia University

From: Matthew Schlager (
Date: Thu Jun 20 2002 - 17:33:04 MET DST

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    Job ID 75434170

    PROGRAMMER/ANALYST - Technical/Technology Department
    Full-Time Salary Grade
    012 Salary
    $50,000 - $52,000
    Position ID 1006848

    THIS IS A TWO-YEAR PERMANENT POSITION. Reporting to the Director of
    Center for Research on Information Access and to a Full Professor in the

    Department of Computer Science, the incumbent provides programming and
    technology support to research efforts; designs and develops software
    applications with an emphasis on natural language processing, digital
    libraries and web-based applications; maintains and improves upon
    existing systems and software; performs day-to-day system administration

    functions required for the proper operation of digital library systems,
    as needed. The programmer participates in planning and implementing
    upgrades and new software and hardware installations; performs research,

    testing, and evaluation of potential new systems and software; writes
    technical specifications and documentation; modifies, installs, and
    tests applications from outside sources; writes procedures explaining
    how to use the applications and trains clients in their use; works
    closely with other members of related teams on the development of
    intra/internet applications; maintains the projects’ web site by
    updating HTML pages and graphics as needed. Works under close
    supervision, but is expected to do considerable work on their own.


    Bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent required. Minimum of three to
    five years' related experience with skills in Perl, Java, C, and XML.
    Demonstrated skills in software engineering and system design are
    required. Excellent qualifications in artificial intelligence and in
    computing and the humanities are also required. The candidate must be
    proficient in statistical methods for natural language processing, as
    well as have demonstrated knowledge of current practices. Evidence of
    recent skills in digital libraries is preferred. Incumbent must be able
    to work in an interdisciplinary team based environment. Skills in
    critical evaluation are essential, both for software testing and
    verification as well as for system design.

    To Apply for the job, please go to, or send
    letter and CV to


    Matthew Schlager Natural Language Processing Group Columbia University Department of Computer Science 1214 Amsterdam Avenue, M/C 0401 450 CS Building New York, NY 10027 212-939-7110 212-666-0140 (fax)

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