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.
To perform research and development of natural language processing
techniques to support advanced information retrieval, user interfaces and
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.
To apply please send, fax or email your CV with a covering letter, quoting
reference J32, to:
Canon Research Centre Europe
Berkshire RG12 2XH
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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