Postdoc researcher in Search Engine and Language Technology 1016 views

The Informatics Institute invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher in Search Engine and Language Technology. The position will be under the guidance of Prof. Maarten de Rijke.


  • Applicants must hold MSc or PhD in Computer Science and/or closely related areas like Artificial Intelligence, Computational Linguistics, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, all with a strong emphasis on Computer Science.
  • Applicant must have prior work/research experience with unstructured data and data modeling
  • Applicant must have excellent coding skills and at least 3 years of programming experience in either C, C++, or Java and in either Python, Perl or PHP; object-oriented programming skills; strong background in software development, including testing and debugging;
  • Applicant must have experience in working independently and as part of a team
  • Applicant must possess excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

Duration: temporary appointment; full-time (38 hours a week) for 2 years (including a probation period of two months).

Value: monthly salary from €2,552- €4,028 (scale 10)


  • Applications may be submitted via
  • In order to process application immediately, cite vacancy number 16-616 and the position applying for in the subject-line.
  • Applications must include: CV, Motivation letter with list of projects applicant has worked on with brief descriptions of the contributions and the names and contact addresses of 2 (preferably academic) references
  • All files to be grouped in one PDF attachment
—————Quick Overview————-
Organization University of Amsterdam (UvA)
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country Netherlands
Subject areas

Information Science, Computer Science, Mathematics

Fellowship amount Monthly salary
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 2 January 2017

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