PhD student The Universiteit van Amsterdam
Amsterdam, (The Netherlands) , 38 hours per week
The Universiteit van Amsterdam
We are looking for a versatile, highly motivated PhD candidate to work on information access in the domain of access to cultural heritage. The position is part of the MultiMATCH project (Multilingual/ Multimedia Access to Cultural Heritage), an EU-funded project in which the UvA is a partner.
The aim of the MultiMATCH project is to enable users to explore and interact with online cultural heritage content, across media types and language boundaries. Part of the UvA's activities within MultiMATCH will be to crawl information from cultural heritage sites. The PhD student will focus on text mining and classification, using machine learning and language technology, both to help the crawler remain focused and to discover relations between crawled documents, across both languages and media.
Required education/skills: University Graduate
The PhD candidate must hold a research-oriented Master's degree (MSc/MA) or equivalent qualification, and have a strong background or demonstrable interest in machine learning and/or applied natural language processing. Solid programming skills are a requirement. Industrial experience, or a track record of project-based work, is a definite advantage.
Job type: ENG_Onderzoek/ Advies Workfield(s) :
- Research trainees, non-tenured lecturers, researchers( Scientific discipline: Engineering)
The Universiteit van Amsterdam
The Faculty of Science at the UvA is one of Europe's foremost institutions of higher education and research in its chosen fields of specialization. It plays an active role in international science networks and collaborates with universities and industry. The Faculty has approximately 2,000 students and 1,500 staff members spread over four departments and ten research institutes. Each institute has its own research programme, a substantial part of which is externally funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), the Dutch government, the EU and various private enterprises.
In 2010, the Faculty will relocate to the Science Park Amsterdam. Ambitious building projects are paving the way for this relocation. The move will make the Park one of the largest centres of academic research in the Netherlands.
Conditions of employment
Employment basis: Temporary for specified period
Duration of the contract: three years
Maximum hours per week: 38
Additional conditions of employment:
The appointment will be full time (38 hours a week) for a period of three years (one year plus a further two years after a positive evaluation) and should lead to a dissertation.
Or additional information can be obtained through one of the following links:
- About the organization http://www.uva. nl/
- About the function http://www.uva. nl/vacatures/ object.cfm/ objectid= E5EE6010- B5A3-4C85- 857228F8D6D3A1B9
You can apply for this job before 07-10-2006 (dd-mm-yyyy) by sending your
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Faculty of Science
1098 SM Amsterdam
E-mail: application@ science.uva. nl
When applying for this job always mention the vacancynumber AT 06-1049.
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