[Corpora-List] Postdoc position at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst

David Smith dasmith
Tue Jan 22 21:20:31 CET 2013

Postdoctoral Research Associate

The UMass Amherst Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval (CIIR) is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate to support our efforts, particularly in the areas of information retrieval, document analysis and natural language processing for scanned books. Experience in information retrieval techniques, natural language processing, document analysis and retrieval models is preferred. Experience with document image analysis and computer vision is a plus. The position will require extensive software development on large clusters and interaction with an external partner so previous experience with software development for large projects is needed. Some experience with supervision would be a plus. Applicants for the postdoc position should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related area and should show evidence of both research and software development skills. This position is grant-funded; appointment will be contingent upon continued funding.

To apply, please send a cover letter, vita and a research statement. Please arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be sent to jobs at ciir.cs.umass.edu (pdf format preferred). Email applications are preferred. If you would like to send hard copies please send them to:

Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval Department of Computer Science University of Massachusetts 140 Governors Drive Amherst, MA 01003

Review of applications will begin in Jan 2013 and continue until the available position is filled. Salary and rank commensurate with education and experience; comprehensive benefits package.

The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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