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From: SP
Date: 10 Nov 2005
Subject: Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA: Research Programmer (Specializing as a Text Mining Analyst) at National Center for Supercomputing Applications at UIUC

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has one Research Programmer (Specializing as a Text Mining Analyst) position available. This position will be responsible for the design and implementation of algorithms for the classification and mining of structured and unstructured data streams. This includes: using supervised and unsupervised machine learning techniques to find patterns and relationships in the data, classification, clustering, detection of anomalies, information indexing and retrieval, and data visualization and summarization.


  • MS degree in computer science or engineering required. Alternative degree fields will be considered/accepted if accompanied by equivalent experience (depending on nature and depth of experience as it relates to current NCSA technologies).
  • Experience in machine learning techniques, software support and development and a strong working knowledge of various programming platforms (Java, C, C++, Python, Perl, etc…).
  • Prefer experience in text mining (applied) research and knowledge of state of the art text analytics
  • Experience in one or more of the following: text mining, data fusion, data stream processing, information retrieval, artificial intelligence, machine learning, statistical methods, distributed databases, knowledge management/representation/discovery and/or pattern recognition.
  • Experience with Object Oriented/J2EE development/design, XML databases, n-tiered applications and cross system integration
  • Working knowledge of version control software for software development.
  • Experience writing unit tests and complete source code documentation.
This is an academic professional position at NCSA and is a 12-month, 100%-time appointment with regular University benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. Starting date as soon as possible after the closing date of the search.

Contact: To ensure full consideration, please send letter of application, resume, and three letters of reference referencing Search #10213, by email (preferably) to: career@ncsa.uiuc.edu [text only] by December 7, 2005. Interviews may be conducted before the closing date, although no hiring decisions will be made until after the search has closed.

Send hard copy to:
NCSA Human Resources, search #10213
1008 NCSA Building
1205 W. Clark St.
Urbana, Illinois 61801
fax: 217/244-9878

URL: http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/About/NCSA/Employ/

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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