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Fri Jan 13 2012

Jobs: NLP; Data/Text Mining: Post-Doc/Open-Rank Prof, U of Nova Gorica

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        1.     Tea Stibilj Nemec , Natural Language Processing; Data (Text) Mining: Post-Doc/Open-Rank Professor, University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia


Message 1: Natural Language Processing; Data (Text) Mining: Post-Doc/Open-Rank Professor, University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia
Date: 11-Jan-2012
From: Tea Stibilj Nemec <tea.stibilj.nemecung.si>
Subject: Natural Language Processing; Data (Text) Mining: Post-Doc/Open-Rank Professor, University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia
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University or Organization: University of Nova Gorica
Department: Center for Systems and Information Techologies
Job Location: Nova Gorica, Slovenia
Web Address: http://www.ung.si/en/
Job Rank: Post-Doc/Open-Rank Professor

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing; Data (Text) Mining


Description:

The University of University of Nova Gorica (CSIT and the linguistic section
of ICS) is looking for an 'experienced researcher' (post-doc or open-rank
professor) in the field of data (text) mining and natural language processing.

The position is open within the SUNGREEN project cofinanced under
Framework Programme 7 (Call: FP7-REGPOT-2011-1) with duration until
30.9.2014.

Conversion to a tenure-track position is possible.

Application Deadline: January 30, 2012/ open until filled.

Fields of work and research:
- Development of algorithms and software for text mining systems and
carrying out experiments in text mining applications using large data sets
- Development of information extraction, text classification and text mining
algorithms for energy and environmental research areas, performing data
extraction, manipulation, cleaning, text mining and link analysis
- Analysis and interpretation of today's plethora of data sources and thus
support energy and environmental scientists in the process of knowledge
discovery
- The recruited researcher will also work with younger researchers and
students to develop a team that can continue with these activities after the
termination of this project

Qualifications:
- A Ph.D. in Computer or Information Science or equivalent degree
- At least two years of postdoctoral experience from the fields related to the
job description
- Excellent knowledge of natural language processing and text mining
- A distinguished publication record
- Very good oral and written communication skills in English are essential
- Experience with text mining in applications related to energy and
environmental research is an advantage

The application should include:
- Cover letter
- CV including contact details
- List of relevant publications
- Two letters of recommendation
- A max. 2-page description of proposed research activities (desirable, not
mandatory)

For more information see: http://www.ung.si/en/jobs/id/196896/

Application Deadline: 30-Jan-2012 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Tea Stibilj Nemec
Vipavska 13
Nova Gorica SI - 5000
Slovenia
Email Address for Applications: tea.stibilj.nemecung.si
Contact Information:
Tea Stibilj Nemec
Email: tea.stibilj.nemecung.si
Phone: ++386 5 3315 261
Fax: ++386 5 3315 224

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