starting date: Sep 1, 2012
duration: 4 years
We offer a funded PhD position in Computer Science at the Department of Applied
Mathematics and Computer Science, Ghent University, Belgium. The candidate will carry out
his/her research in the context of a project on personalizing advertisements based on
user generated content, in close cooperation with the Department of Computer Science, KU
Leuven, Belgium. In addition to the PhD grant (4 years), funding is available for
participation in international conferences, schools and workshops.
Applicants should have a master’s degree and a strong background in computer science. Of
particular interest are candidates with experience in the areas of machine learning,
information retrieval, natural language processing, artificial intelligence and/or
uncertainty reasoning. Extensive prior knowledge on the topic of the project is not
required, but excellent (honors-level) results in prior studies are a must. The candidate
is fluent in spoken and written English.
When applying, please send a (1) CV, (2) a brief motivation about your interest in this
position, and (3) a transcript of records of prior studies to Martine.DeCock@UGent.be.
The starting date can be as soon as Sep 1, 2012. We are accepting applications until Oct
31, 2012, or until the position fills.
Prof. dr. Martine De Cock
Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
Krijgslaan 281 (S9), tel. : +32 (0)9/264.47.70
B-9000 Gent (Belgium) fax. : +32 (0)9/264.49.95
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