LINGUIST List 23.2998
Tue Jul 10 2012
Jobs: Comp Ling; Text Mining: Post Doc, Indiana Uni
Editor for this issue: Svetlana Tchistiakova
Michael Jones <jonesmn
Computational Linguistics; Text Mining: Post Doc, Indiana University, Indiana, USA
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University or Organization: Indiana University
Department: Cognitive Science
Job Location: Indiana, USA
Web Address: http://www.indiana.edu/~clcl/IU_Postdoc/
Job Rank: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Text Mining
The Cognitive Science Program at Indiana University in Bloomington isseeking to fill a postdoc position in the area of text mining and knowledgediscovery, with particular focus on topic discovery in large text corpora.Salary is consistent with current NIH guidelines, ranging from $38,496 to$53,112 plus a modest travel allowance. The position is available for up tofour years, beginning on or after September 1, 2012.
The position will be held under the supervision of Dr. Michael Jones in the IUCognitive Computing Laboratory (http://www.indiana.edu/~clcl/
). The postdocwill be part of a large multisite project exploring automatic discovery andextraction of semantic topics from large databases of scientific articles. Theideal candidate will have a strong background in computational techniques forlarge-scale text mining and topic modeling including, but not limited to, LDA-based topic models, NLP techniques, machine learning, and cognitivemodeling. A strong programming background is expected. Working knowledgeof the neuroimaging literature, basic neuroanatomy, and cognitiveexperiments is desirable, but not necessary. Candidates must have a PhD incomputing science, linguistics, psychology, or a related field.
Interested applicants are encouraged to send via email attachments an up-to-date CV and the names of three referees who can describe the applicant'sbackground, interests, and research potential to Michael Jones(jonesmn
indiana.edu). Reprints and preprints of any prior research orscholarly activities should also be sent if possible. Women, members ofunderrepresented groups, and handicapped individuals are urged to apply.Indiana University is an Affirmative Action Employer.
Alternatively, applicant information may be mailed to the mailing addressbelow.
The Cognitive Science Program at Indiana University(http://cogs.indiana.edu/
) has a long history of pioneering work incomputational and mathematical modeling of human cognition, and has astrong international reputation in modern computational approaches tocognitive science.
Application Deadline: 31-Aug-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Michael Jones
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Bloomington, IN 47405
Email Address for Applications: jonesmn
Prof. Michael Jones
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