Research Programmer - Natural Language Processing Group, 4P2, 100% FTE, fixed term 2 years from date of hire with the possibility of extension.
The Stanford Natural Language Processing Group in the Department of Computer Science in the School of Engineering seeks a Research Programmer to join its team. The Research Programmer reports to Professor Christopher Manning.
The Research Programmer will design, program, extend, maintain, and evaluate new and existing algorithms and applications to support the objectives of multiple NLP research projects. In particular: the person will extend and build natural language processing software including probabilistic parsers, relation extraction systems, machine translation systems, semantic role labelers, co reference resolution systems, and other computational semantics systems in support of projects funded by the DARPA DEFT program, the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, NSF grants, and perhaps other programs, depending on need.
The Stanford NLP Group is a fun, collaborative group providing many opportunities for hands-on research and teamwork. See http://nlp.stanford.edu/. This person will get to work closely with graduate students, postdocs, and faculty, and also to participate in the open source software community: several of our systems are available and widely used. The position provides great opportunities to develop your career: The previous occupants of this position have gone on to become the Chief Product Officer at Facebook, an Assistant Professor following a Computer Science Ph.D. at UC Berkeley, and an engineer at a Deep Learning start-up company. The Stanford NLP Group values having a diverse mix of people and is committed to equal opportunity in employment; we are always pleased to identify anyone with great qualifications and promise.
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