[Corpora-List] Vacancy for Research Associate in Text Mining at the University of Manchester

Paul Thompson Paul.Thompson at manchester.ac.uk
Tue Nov 27 15:43:21 CET 2018

We invite applications for a Research Associate in Text Mining at the National Centre for Text Mining, University of Manchester, which is tenable initially for 12 months starting as soon as possible. The post is part of the Discovering Safety Programme funded by Lloyds Register Foundation in collaboration with the Health and Safety Executive. The purpose of this project is to use a combination of text mining and machine learning methods for retrieving and organising textual information pertinent to incident and inspection reports for search and risk classification.

Post Objectives:

- To develop a search system based on clustering methods. - To contribute to development of entity linking for the application.

-To develop a classification system for risk assessment.

You should have a PhD or equivalent in Computer Science with emphasis in Text Mining and Machine Learning in particular clustering and classification. Experience in named-entity recognition, entity linking and terminology extraction will be desirable.

Closing Date : 03/01/2019 Salary : 32,236 - 39,609 per annum according to experience Hours Per week: Full Time Contract Duration : 01 February 2019 until 31 January 2020

For further details and to apply, please see: https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=16445

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Sophia Ananiadou (Sophia.Ananiadou at manchester.ac.uk<mailto:Sophia.Ananiadou at manchester.ac.uk>)


Paul Thompson Research Fellow School of Computer Science National Centre for Text Mining Manchester Institute of Biotechnology University of Manchester 131 Princess Street Manchester M1 7DN UK Tel: 0161 306 3091 http://personalpages.manchester.ac.uk/staff/Paul.Thompson/

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