[Elsnet-list] Job: Senior Research Officer (University of Essex) - DEADLINE EXTENDED

Kruschwitz U udo at essex.ac.uk
Tue Jul 1 19:05:39 CEST 2008

Applications are invited for this 3-year fixed-term post on the 
"Automatic Adaptation of Knowledge Structures for Assisted Information 
Seeking" (AutoAdapt) research project funded by the Engineering and 
Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). This is a joint project with 
the Open University (OU) and Robert Gordon University Aberdeen (RGU). 
The project will develop and evaluate methods that allow the automatic 
adaptation of domain knowledge for information seeking applications such 
as interactive search and browsing. Ultimately, we expect a significant 
impact on industrial intranet search engine developments.

The ideal candidate combines information retrieval (IR) and natural 
language processing (NLP) skills with a strong programming background. 
Candidates should be graduates of computer science, information systems 
or computational linguistics and be in possession of a good postgraduate 
degree or equivalent experience in IR or NLP. The successful candidate 
will work closely with the two investigators and our partners at the OU 
and RGU.

Appointment to this full-time post will be from 1 October 2008 or as 
soon as possible thereafter until 30 September 2011.

Salary: £28,997-£29,866 per annum

Closing date: EXTENDED to 15/08/08

Further details: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/jobs/VB071/Senior_Research_Officer/

Dr Udo Kruschwitz
University of Essex
Department of Computing and Electronic Systems
Wivenhoe Park

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