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Research Associate in Natural Language Processing (2 positions available)
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: SAE-015727

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 29/10/2020

Salary: £32,816 to £40,322 per annum (according to relevant experience)

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

School/ Directorate: Department of Computer Science

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: 01 November 2020 until 31 July 2022

The University of Manchester invites applications for two postdoctoral Research Associates in NLP. The posts are available immediately till the end of July 2022. The posts aim at conducting fundamental research in neural NLP (information extraction and summarisation) and they will be hosted at the National Centre for Text Mining ( located at the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (

You will join the National Centre for Text Mining (NaCTeM), a leading centre in text mining led by Professor Sophia Ananiadou. You should have a strong background in neural Natural Language Processing and excellent programming skills.

The School is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointments will be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Sophia Ananiadou


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Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.