Job: Chercheur, fouille de textes/ontologies, Manchester, GB

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at LIPN.UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Thu Apr 6 14:56:48 UTC 2006

Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2006 12:57:19 +0100 (BST)
From: John McNaught <John.McNaught at>
Message-Id: <200604051157.k35Bvai3013772 at>

University of Manchester, School of Informatics
One Research Associate is required for an EC 6th Framework Information
Society Technologies collaborative project entitled Bootstrapping of
Ontologies and Terminologies. The project aims at building reusable
wide-coverage lexical, conceptual and factual knowledge resources for
the biology domain, to support text mining. This involves both
exploiting existing terminological resources and automatically
acquiring new terms and concepts and associated linguistic information
from the vast amount of literature.

The main functions of the post are to contribute to meeting the
deliverables of the project work plan in relevant aspects of natural
language processing, text mining, machine learning, terminology and
ontological engineering.

The successful candidate will be part of the growing team of
researchers associated with both the National Centre for Text Mining
( which is hosted by the School of Informatics
and the Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre (

Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent research experience in
Computer Science with emphasis in text mining or a related topic.
Candidates should also have a good working knowledge of natural
language processing, machine learning techniques and ontologies.

Duration of post: 2 years from 1st April or ASAP after this date.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Sophia Ananiadou, on +44
(0)161 306 3092 or email Sophia.Ananiadou at

Further details and application form are available at:

Closing date:  27th April 2006         

John McNaught
Associate Director
National Centre for Text Mining

School of Informatics
University of Manchester      	mail: John.McNaught at
PO Box 88	           
Sackville Street          	tel: +44.161.306.3098
Manchester                	fax: +44.161.306.1281
M60 1QD				web:

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