[Elsnet-list] Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Online Sentiment Analysis /Opinion Mining (2 posts)

Orasan, Constantin C.Orasan at wlv.ac.uk
Mon Sep 29 11:47:32 CEST 2008

Online Sentiment Analysis / Opinion Mining Postdoctoral Research Fellow
(2 posts) 
£26,666 - £29,138 pa 

To research the next generation of sentiment-aware online applications
based upon blogs and social network sites. This is part of the EU funded
project CyberEmotions to develop methods to harness emotions expressed
online for use in future information technology applications. 

This exciting opportunity to be part of the future of software
development research involves data gathering from the web, sentiment
analysis on the downloaded data and the construction of applications
harnessing the power of online emotions. Two postdoctoral jobs are
available, each for two years in the first instance but with the
potential to be extended to four years. The expected start date is
February 1, 2009. 

The posts are suitable for someone with a PhD in computational
linguistics, information retrieval or data mining, ideally with a
specialism in opinion mining / sentiment analysis. PhDs in related
fields will be considered, as will applicants who have submitted their
PhD. The posts are initially for 2 years with a possible extension to 3
or 4 years, depending upon applicants' needs and satisfactory
achievement of project goals. 

The successful applicants will be required to travel to project meetings
and workshops at various locations in Europe at least twice yearly, and
will need to collaborate and cooperate with academics in various other
European universities and from various disciplines.

Please contact Professor Mike Thelwall m.thelwallATwlv.ac.uk with
expressions of interest before sending a formal application  

Ref A5178 

Closing date 31 October 2008 

For more information about these posts and for an application pack, go
to our website www.wlv.ac.uk/pers/jobs.htm . If you do not have internet
access contact 

Personnel Services, 
University of Wolverhampton, 
MX Building, 
Camp Street, 
WV1 1AD 

quoting the job reference. Tel: 01902 321049 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday -
Friday or e-mail: per at wlv.ac.uk 

Dr. Constantin Orasan <C.Orasan at wlv.ac.uk>
Senior Lecturer in Computational Linguistics
Research Group in Computational Linguistics
University of Wolverhampton
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