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Category:   E-Job
Subject:   Senior Research Scientist - Xerox Research Centre Europe
Email:   james.henderson_(on)_xrce.xerox.com
Date received:   02 May 2013

Senior Research Scientist at Xerox Research Centre Europe The Parsing & Semantics research area at Xerox Research Centre Europe (XRCE) is currently looking for an experienced researcher in statistical natural language processing (NLP), with a deep understanding of machine learning for NLP. The ideal candidate would have experience or knowledge of parsing, information extraction, weak supervision, textual entailment, and combining machine learning with expert knowledge. Awareness of the healthcare domain is a plus. The applicant should have a strong publication record and good coding skills. The seniority of the appointment will depend on qualifications. The successful candidate will be expected to identify challenging problems, develop novel solutions, and work with business and development teams to ensure that these solutions have a significant impact. Senior researchers are expected to also lead research projects. We work together with top academic partners and expect our researchers to publish results in top-tier conferences and journals. We also have multiple open innovation collaborations with academic partners world-wide. The Parsing & Semantics group concentrates on automatically understanding text using syntactic and semantic analysis. The group focuses on natural language processing methods for robust parsing, semantic analysis, and information discovery, including the role of context in determining meaning. We are particularly interested in statistical models that exploit many sources of information, such as context, corpora, domain knowledge, knowledge bases, and task performance. The Parsing & Semantics group collaborates closely with the Machine Learning for Services group and the Machine Learning for Document Access and Translation group. We are also interested in applying research results to practical applications and real-world problems. Our general application focus is on converting unstructured text into structured information, including facts and opinions. The solutions we develop play a key role in Xerox? next generation document and business process outsourcing services in domains such as customer care, health care, financial services, and market analysis. For more information, please see http://www.xrce.xerox.com/About-XRCE/Career-opportunities. Requirements: * PhD in Computer Science or Computational Linguistics * NLP knowledge and experience * Machine learning knowledge or experience * Strong publication record * Programming skills * Strong written and oral communications skills in English Location: XRCE is located in Grenoble, France, in the heart of the French Alps. Grenoble offers an excellent quality of life and a large scientific community. Closing Date: Applications will be considered as they are received. To ensure that an application receives full consideration it should be submitted by July 31, 2013. Applications will be considered beyond this date until the position is filled. Application Instructions: Informal inquiries can be made to James.Henderson_(at)_xrce.xerox.com or Tonya.Love_(at)_xerox.com. To submit an application, please send your CV and cover letter to both xrce-candidates_(at)_xrce.xerox.com and to Tonya.Love_(at)_xerox.com. You should also include in your CV at least three referees we can contact for letters of recommendation. __________________________________________ - ELSNET mailing list Elsnet-list_(at)_elsnet.org - To manage your subscription go to: http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list

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