[Elsnet-list] 2 posts in Text Mining at the National Centre for Text Mining

John McNaught John.McNaught at manchester.ac.uk
Fri Aug 6 17:27:30 CEST 2010

The National Centre for Text Mining (NaCTeM), hosted by the School of
Computer Science at the University of Manchester, UK, is looking to 
recruit 2 Research Associates in text mining.

NaCTeM provides text mining services and solutions to academia and
industry. Some 19 text miners and software engineers work in the centre.

The jobs involve both customisation of existing NaCTeM text mining tools
and services for improved searching using terminology extraction, named
entity recognition and fact extraction from full texts, and the
development of new services including semantic search, summarisation and
question-answering facilities for institutional repositories.

You should have a PhD in Computer Science, ideally in Text Mining, or
have research experience in text mining at an equivalent level. You
should also have experience of active learning machine learning
techniques; and have an excellent research profile (publication record).

The posts are available immediately until December 2011.
Salary within the range: GBP 28,983 - 35,646 p.a.

Informal enquiries to the Director of NaCTeM:
Professor Sophia Ananiadou (Sophia.Ananiadou at manchester.ac.uk)

Closing date: 19/08/2010
Reference: EPS/91520

Further particulars, including application forms:

John McNaught                   John.McNaught at manchester.ac.uk

Deputy Director
National Centre for Text Mining
Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre
University of Manchester
131 Princess Street                      tel: +44.161.306.3098
Manchester                               fax: +44.161.306.3099
M1 7DN                                   web: www.nactem.ac.uk
UK                                            www.textminingcentre.ac.uk

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