[Elsnet-list] Research associate -- National Centre for Text Mining

Sophia Ananiadou Sophia.Ananiadou at manchester.ac.uk
Fri May 29 20:03:40 CEST 2009

We seek to appoint one research associate in text mining to work within a project on "Chemistry using Text Annotations" in cooperation with the University of Cambridge, the Royal Society of Chemistry and Thompson Reuters.

The National Centre for Text Mining, www.nactem.ac.uk <http://www.nactem.ac.uk/> , hosted by the School of Computer Science, University of Manchester, provides next-generation text mining services to the community using natural language processing techniques to build advanced search systems in a number of domains. You will be part of a strong and dynamic team of text miners and software engineers.

Candidates must have a PhD in Computer Science and a good first degree in an area relevant to the job description. 

You should have: excellent software engineering skills and the ability to develop algorithms and software for NLP/TM systems; the ability to produce experiments for bio-text mining applications using large data sets; excellent knowledge of text mining preferably using machine learning techniques and in particular named entity recognition; excellent knowledge of C, C++, Java, XML, Linux and Web Services. Familiarity with UIMA would be an advantage.


Further details: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/jobs/research/vacancy/index.htm?ref=153707 


Closing date: 11/06/2009

Reference: EPS/90466



Dr Sophia Ananiadou, Reader in Text Mining, School of Computer Science

Director, National Centre for Text Mining, www.nactem.ac.uk <http://www.nactem.ac.uk> 

Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, www.mib.ac.uk <http://www.mib.ac.uk> ,

University of Manchester

131 Princess Street, M1 7DN

http://personalpages.manchester.ac.uk/staff/sophia.ananiadou/ <http://personalpages.manchester.ac.uk/staff/sophia.ananiadou/>  

sophia.ananiadou at manchester.ac.uk <mailto:sophia.ananiadou at manchester.ac.uk>  

tel: +44 161 306 3092



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