Job: Post-Doctoral Researcher - Text mining, Biotech Campus, Geneva Secheron
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The Blue Brain Project, led by Prof.Henry Markram, is looking for a

PostDoctoral Researcher - Text mining

Specific responsibilities include:

Build and update lexical and semantic resources to describe neuroscientific data from mining the scientific literature Build automated and semi-automated curation workflows leveraging existing tools, to accelerate the extraction and curation of information about neurons, brain regions and disease from the literature Develop and extend SciGraph annotation service to suggest ontological annotations for experimental methods Integrate OpenMinTed text mining tools and infrastructure to support the development of curation and knowledge integration workflows Lead and manage the collaboration with OpenMinTeD consortium Implement best-practices for maintainable software development, including but not limited to: continuous integration, documentation, adherence to and improvement of coding standards

Experience and preferred skills:

Expertise in NLP and processing large volumes of textual information Expertise in Python and Java Experience with UIMA framework Agile software development, testing


PhD degree in NLP or equivalent Strong communications and problem solving skills Excellent written and spoken English. French would be a plus

What we offer:

An internationally visible and rising project in simulation-based research in neuroscience using supercomputers A young, dynamic, inter-disciplinary, and international working environment A modern working environment at the Biotech Campus in Geneva Sécheron

Start date: asap ; Activity rate: 100%; Duration of contract: 2 years, renewable Ref: NIP3

Applicants should submit a cover letter and a detailed CV in PDF format only, with file name “Surname_position applied to _Cover Letter” and “Surname_position applied to _CV” electronically to Please use the position title and the reference in the “subject” field.

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