[Elsnet-list] text mining positions at JULIE Lab (Germany)

Katrin Tomanek katrin.tomanek at uni-jena.de
Wed Aug 26 16:16:56 CEST 2009

      Text Mining Positions at the JULIE Lab
      Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany

The Jena University Language & Information Engineering (JULIE) Lab has 
two vacant text mining positions available, a Post Doc and a Ph.D. 
position, to boost its research efforts in advanced text analytics, 
i.e., named entity and relation extraction, knowledge discovery from 
texts. Annual salary ranges from 40,000 – 45,000 € (approximately 60,000 
$) for the post doc position and 35,000 – 40,000 € (approximately 55,000 
$) for the Ph.D. position, both dependent on previous work experience. 
JULIE Lab has a strong reputation in biomedical information extraction 
and text mining and is an international leader in research in the field 
of text analytics (please, visit http://www.julielab.de).

Requirements for Candidates:

- outstanding degree in computational linguistics/language technology or 
related fields in computer science (information retrieval, data mining, 
artificial intelligence, machine learning, information systems, 
human-computer interaction, Semantic Web, etc.) from a major 

- necessary: good proficiency in statistics and machine learning 

- desired: solid information extraction/text mining skills

- excellent programming skills (Java), awareness of software engineering 
discipline in coding (UIMA, coding conventions, SE tools, etc.)

- background knowledge in the life sciences (can also be acquired or 
deepened while staying in the lab)

- strong dedication to scientific excellence

Informal inquiries can be addressed to:
Katrin Tomanek
Research Assistant @ JULIE Lab
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Email: katrin.tomanek at uni-jena.de

Applications (e-mail preferred) should be sent to:
Udo Hahn
Professor, Head of the JULIE Lab
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
07743 Jena, Fürstengraben 30, Germany
Email: udo.hahn at uni-jena.de

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