LINGUIST List 13.824

Tue Mar 26 2002

Jobs: Computational Ling: for EMBL-EBI, Cambridge UK

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  1. Peter Stoehr, Text retrieval/extraction, Computational Ling: EMBL-EBI, Cambridge UK

Message 1: Text retrieval/extraction, Computational Ling: EMBL-EBI, Cambridge UK

Date: 26 Mar 2002 09:46:00 -0000
From: Peter Stoehr <>
Subject: Text retrieval/extraction, Computational Ling: EMBL-EBI, Cambridge UK

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Text retrieval/extraction
Other Desired Areas: computational linguistics, biology
University or Organization: EMBL-EBI
State or Province: Cambridge
Country: UK
Final Date of Application: 15-April-2002
Contact: Peter Stoehr

Address for Applications:
Wellcome Trust Genome Campus
Cambs CB10 1SD


Text Management in the Biological Sciences

At European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK

Job Description : The European Bioinformatics Institute is looking for
an enthusiastic Project Manager for text handling in the life
sciences. The candidate would be working with the E-BioSci initiative
for biological text delivery ( Textual data, such
as published papers and their abstracts has a massive untapped
potential for knowledge discovery in the bioinformatics field.

Qualifications and Experience : The successful candidate will have at
least a PhD in a biological science or a Masters (or equivalent) in a
computer science related field. He or she will have experience in
programming in a language such as C, Java, Perl or Python and database
experience, in particular Oracle would be a benefit. He or she will
also have an interest in biological research, in particular molecular
biology and a desire to engage with the problems of managing texual
information with a goal of advancing Life Science research worldwide.

Contract : An initial contract of 3 years' duration will be offered to
the successful candidate. This can be renewed, depending on
circumstances at the time of the review.

Closing Date : 15 April 2002

For more information about the EBI, please refer to: and

EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive
conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research

Please send a complete CV, quoting ref. no. 01/136, to:

The Personnel Section, EMBL, Postfach 10.2209, 69012 Heidelberg,
Fax: +49 6221 387555 email:
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