[Corpora-List] Available PhD positions in Text and Data Mining in the Knowledge Media institute, United Kingdom

Petr.Knoth petr.knoth at open.ac.uk
Mon Mar 12 11:37:25 CET 2018

Apologies for cross-posting. ======================= The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is a leading research centre associated with the Open University, UK. Research in KMi focuses on web & data science, natural language processing, information retrieval, machine learning and their applications to solve real-world problems. We are currently offering fully-funded PhD studentships in the area of Text and Data Mining of Scientific Literature. Applications are invited from UK, EU and international students. KMi is located in Milton Keynes, 30 minutes by train from London.

Available PhD positions: - Web-scale research analytics for identifying high performance and trends: data-driven approaches to scientometrics - Large-scale information extraction from unstructured textual resources - Large-scale real-time aggregation and synchronization of web & knowledge resources - Identifying and predicting research & innovation - Discovering facts to support or refute claims - Reproducibility of text and data mining workflows

Application deadline: 12th April

We offer: - A team of young, friendly and highly motivated colleagues, who are passionate about research. - A work environment that is well equipped with the newest hardware technology - Strong support for your personal development and career planning - Ability to publish and attend key conferences - An attractive work environment both within the research group and beyond - Collaboration with industry partners and excellent prospects of getting your work integrated in real-world applications - No teaching duties, 100% focus on research and development - Budget for new kit (typically Mac Pro, large screen, etc.) - Competitive salary

You bring: - Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field (Bachelor degree in programs highly related to the advertised topic might be sufficient in few cases) - Ability to communicate ideas clearly both orally as well as in writing and fluency in English. - Good theoretical foundation and some practical experience with at least two of the following: data analysis/statistics, machine learning, natural language processing, information retrieval, semantic web. - Ability to design and prototype software solutions. - Solid programming skills. - Ability to analyse data in Python, R or Matlab. - Good knowledge and experience of working with and querying databases. - Good knowledge of the Linux environment (deployment, essential scripting, configuration, logging, etc.). - Willingness to learn new things every day and seek solutions to complex problems. - You are able and willing to relocate to the UK and carry out your research from within the Open University campus.

Prospective candidates fulfilling the above criteria are encouraged to contact me to receive further details prior to official application.

-- Dr Petr Knoth Senior Research Fellow Knowledge Media institute, The Open University Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, BUCKS, United Kingdom phone: +44 (0)1908 654548 Web: http://kmi.open.ac.uk/people/member/petr-knoth, Twitter: @petrknoth

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