Applications are invited for one postdoctoral position in Natural Language Processing and Text Mining at the National Centre for Text Mining (NaCTeM), School of Computer Science, University of Manchester to work with Prof. Sophia Ananiadou.

The candidate will be joining a team working on a DARPA-funded project concerned with the Big Cancer Mechanism initiative. The objectives of the post are to conduct research into extracting facts/events from the
scientific literature and clinical case reports using adaptive text mining, semantic parsing and co-reference.


University of Manchester


Candidates are expected to have a very strong background in Natural Language Processing, in particular using weakly supervised methods, excellent knowledge in developing and adapting algorithms and software for text mining systems. A strong track record of high-quality papers in conferences such as ACL, EMNLP, Coling, etc., is highly desirable. Strong Java skills, knowledge of UIMA and RDF/SPARQL are essential.

Specific requirements:

Duration of post: available immediately for 24 months with possibility of extension.

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying


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