[Corpora-List] Research Fellow in Biomedical Text Mining- National Centre for Text Mining

Sophia Ananiadou Sophia.Ananiadou at manchester.ac.uk
Sat Jul 16 16:50:14 CEST 2016

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research fellow in Biomedical Text Mining at the National Centre for Text Mining (NaCTeM), School of Computer Science, University of Manchester.

The objective of this BBSRC funded post in collaboration with Unilever is to conduct research into extracting complex information from the scientific literature to support metabolic pathway curation using text mining methods.

Candidates should have a PhD in Computer Science with emphasis in Natural Language Processing/Text Mining; working experience in information extraction at large scale; excellent knowledge in developing and adapting algorithms for text mining systems; machine learning; experience in biomedical Text Mining; strong track record of high-quality papers in conferences such as ACL, EMNLP, etc., and in high quality journals; excellent programming skills; proven ability to develop independently research proposals.

*Research Environment* The National Centre for Text Mining (www.nactem.ac.uk<http://www.nactem.ac.uk/>) has been a leading centre for biomedical text mining since 2004, with areas of expertise in information extraction, terminology, text classification, text mining infrastructures and semantic search systems. NaCTeM is located in the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (www.mib.ac.uk<http://www.mib.ac.uk/>) and its staff belong to the 4th ranked Computer Science school in the UK (REF2014) which has been further assessed as having the "best environment in the UK for computer science and informatics research".

The project will involve close collaboration with a team of experts focusing on metabolomics and cheminformatics. More information about the project: http://www.nactem.ac.uk/empathy/

Informal enquiries: Prof. Sophia Ananiadou (Sophia.ananiadou at manchester.ac.uk<mailto:Sophia.ananiadou at manchester.ac.uk>).

Duration of post: until 31st March 2018 with possibility of extension Salary: 38,896 to 47,801 per annum Application form and further particulars: https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=11856 Deadline for applications: 13/08/2016

---------- Professor Sophia Ananiadou, School of Computer Science, Director, National Centre for Text Mining Manchester Institute of Biotechnology University of Manchester 131 Princess Street, M1 7DN www.nactem.ac.uk<http://www.nactem.ac.uk> sophia.ananiadou at manchester.ac.uk <mailto:Sophia.Ananiadou at manchester.ac.uk> http://www.nactem.ac.uk/staff/sophia.ananiadou/ tel: +44 (0)161 306 3092

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