Job: On Post In Text Mining -- Summarisation, Manchester

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at LIPN.UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Mon Aug 28 08:20:15 UTC 2006

Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2006 17:08:50 +0100
From: "Sophia Ananiadou" <Sophia.ananiadou at>
Message-ID: <F3A7CE98C787DE4ABAE4E50090CC3D1B0205C2FC at>

School of Informatics
One Research Associate is required for a JISC funded project entitled,
Automatic Summarisation for Systematic Reviews using Text Mining
(ASSERT). The project forms part of the work of the National Centre
for Text Mining, within social science applications.

The Research Associate will develop methods for locating relevant
studies for input to a systematic review using a combination of text
mining techniques and will apply a suite of text mining tools that
will support novel methods of information management in the domain of
social science systematic reviews.

The successful candidate will be part of the growing team of
researchers associated with the National Centre for Text Mining and will be located at the Manchester
Interdisciplinary Biocentre

Applicants should have a first degree in Computer Science or a closely
related field, and a postgraduate degree in Computer Science
preferably in text mining and summarisation. Experience should include
developing algorithms and software for NLP/TM systems, summarisation,
clustering, the ability to produce experiments for text mining
applications using large data sets, and excellent knowledge of C, C++,
Java, SML, Windows and Linux.

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

Further details are available at:
REF: HUM/60165

Starting immediately, for a period of two (2) years.

Closing date:  25th August 2006

Dr Sophia Ananiadou, Reader in Text Mining,
School of Informatics, University of Manchester
Tel: +44 161 306 3092  

Deputy director, National Centre for Text Mining

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