Scientist (heavy Lisp use), Adaptive Cognitive Systems, Bellingham, Washington

Adaptive Cognitive Systems LLC ( is a stable small company, founded in 2006, seeking an exceptionally reliable and diligent senior scientist to conduct human-computer interaction research. ACS has a current contract with the Naval Air Warfare Center (NAVAIR), and ongoing collaborations with university partners, positioning ACS as a leader in the emerging cognitive modeling software domain. The work is fascinating!Requirements:
-Ph.D. in Computer Science, Mathematics, Psychology, Machine Learning, Linguistics, or a related field.
-Minimum 5 years experience industry experience as a senior scientist (with excellent references)
-Experience in analysis of very large data sets, experimental design, and software development
-Proven ability to successfully and quickly write all levels and types of funding proposals
-A track record of high quality journal publications and established industry contacts
-Works effectively with research assistants and research programmers
-The ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner
-Comfortable with change, learning and novelty
-Interest in virtual environments, gaming, and artificial intelligence
-Performs all aspects of senior scientist research and documentation
-Co-writes all levels and types of funding proposals
  • Location: Downtown Fairhaven located in Bellingham, Washington
  • Compensation: Salary Depends on Experience
Interested applicants – please send a cover letter and CV to

Common Lisp Programmer, Menlo Park CA and Gurgaon, India

The position has been filled.

Experienced Common Lisp programmer needed to work on a cutting edge AI system, that involves natural language processing, knowledge representation and reasoning, and education. The project is with SRI International, the AI Center. Experience with natural language processing is desirable but not required. At least three years of professional experience with Common Lisp (or some other dialect of Lisp such as Scheme or Clojure) is required. This is a (potentially long-term) contract. The development platform is Allegro Common Lisp. The primary development locations are in Menlo Park, CA, and Gurgaon, India. We would like to find someone who is close to one of those locations and could work at least part-time on site. However, we will consider any strong candidate regardless of location.

If you are interested in this position, or know of anyone who might be interested, please contact:

Roger Corman, email: