[Elsnet-list] [E-Job] Research Scientists at SUNY Albany

Nick Webb nwebb at albany.edu
Fri Aug 11 21:25:06 CEST 2006

The Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies  
(www.ils.albany.edu) at SUNY Albany is looking for full-time  
researchers in Natural Language Processing, Question Answering, Human- 
Computer Dialogue, and related areas.

Description of Duties: Research on the areas of advanced Question  
Answering, Multi-Channel Dialogue, and Collaborative Information  
Systems; Coordination of the development and implementation of  
systems for real users; Supervision of experiments. Candidates should  
be able to work with faculty and students from a variety of  
disciplines and prepare research papers and presentations for  
sponsoring agencies.

Qualifications: Candidates must have an advanced degree in Computer  
Science, with experience or significant interest in topic areas such  
as Information Retrieval, QA, Dialogue systems or other aspects of  
Natural Language Processing. Minimum 5 years combined experience of  
Java and C++ programming, with at least 2 years of significant Java  
programming; Significant experience with Windows, Linux and Unix.

To apply, please send a CV to the ILS Administrator, Lynne Casper  
(lcasper at uamail dot albany dot edu) by September 8th 2006.

For any questions about available positions, please contact Prof.  
Tomek Strzalkowski, ILS Director, by email at tomek at albany dot edu.

About ILS

The Institute for Informatics, Logics and Security Studies (ILS) at  
the University at Albany, State University of New York was  
established in December 2001. The Institute's mission is to increase  
the University at Albany's reputation and visibility as a center of  
excellence in information technology research and education,  
contributing to various University-wide initiatives such as bio- 
informatics, information science, information assurance and security.  
Through collaboration with key members of academia, government, and  
industry, the Institute is working to develop educational programs,  
advance pioneering research, create innovative technologies, transfer  
valuable knowledge and expertise, and foster an environment of  
cooperation and trust among its partners. We strive to create a  
collegial environment by bringing together students and researchers  
from various parts of the University and across New York State.

About SUNY

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State  
University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad  
mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education,  
research and public service engages 17,000 diverse students in ten  
schools and colleges across 3 campuses. Located in Albany, NY — New  
York State's capital — the University is convenient to Boston, New  
York City and the Adirondacks.


Nick Webb: Senior Research Scientist
Institute of Informatics, Logics and Security Studies
University at Albany: State University of New York
tel: +1 (518) 4423082   www: http://www.nick-webb.net
fax: +1 (518) 4422606 email: nwebb at albany.edu

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