[DL] Two Postdoc Openings in Social Network/Semantic Web (Toronto/Canada)

Ebrahim Bagheri bagheri at ryerson.ca
Wed Oct 21 18:41:41 CEST 2015


Two Postdoc Openings in Social Network/Semantic Web

(http://ls3.rnet.ryerson.ca/?p=791)



Laboratory for Systems, Software and Semantics (LS3)

Ryerson University

Toronto, Canada



http://ls3.rnet.ryerson.ca/



We are seeking outstanding candidates for two Postdoctoral Fellow positions
to strengthen our research program in semantics-enabled social media
analytics. Our research platform focuses on developing technology for
information extraction from social media/networks.



Candidates should fit the following criteria:



-PhD in Computer Science, Information Systems, Informatics, or relevant
subjects.

-Evidence of participation in research grants acquisition (national and
international, from public bodies or from industry) and the ability to help
lead a research team.

-Minimum two years software development experience with strong Java or
Python programming skills.

-Knowledge of software design, development and maintenance processes.

-Have experience in some, if not all, of the following:

   - Social Media Mining
   - Natural Language Processing
   - Social Network Analysis
   - Semantic Web and Linked Data technologies
   - Stream processing

-Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment.

-Be creative and enthusiastic, with excellent communication skills.



The ideal candidate will have excellent research capabilities as well as
competitive development skills. Salary and benefits are competitive and
commensurate with expertise. Both positions are for one year with the
possibility of extension for a second year.



Further inquiries may be directed to Dr. Ebrahim Bagheri (bagheri at ryerson.ca
<bagheri at ryerson.ca?Subject=Re%3A%20Postdoc%2FResearch%20Associate%20in%20Social%20Network%2FSemantic%20Web%20-%20Toronto%2C%20Canada&In-Reply-To=%3CCALMyf_i4Vee_zQU5oaVe6JDZmP9fskb7%2BjCsP9BFfiSYx%3DAkcg%40mail.gmail.com%3E&References=%3CCALMyf_i4Vee_zQU5oaVe6JDZmP9fskb7%2BjCsP9BFfiSYx%3DAkcg%40mail.gmail.com%3E>).




Interested candidates should submit an application cover letter, a résumé,
three relevant publications and contact information of three references to
Dr. Ebrahim Bagheri (bagheri at ryerson.ca
<bagheri at ryerson.ca?Subject=Re%3A%20Postdoc%2FResearch%20Associate%20in%20Social%20Network%2FSemantic%20Web%20-%20Toronto%2C%20Canada&In-Reply-To=%3CCALMyf_i4Vee_zQU5oaVe6JDZmP9fskb7%2BjCsP9BFfiSYx%3DAkcg%40mail.gmail.com%3E&References=%3CCALMyf_i4Vee_zQU5oaVe6JDZmP9fskb7%2BjCsP9BFfiSYx%3DAkcg%40mail.gmail.com%3E>).
Candidates will be considered until the position is filled.



The Laboratory for Systems, Software and Semantics (LS3) is a part of the
Faculty of Engineering, and Architectural Sciences at Ryerson University.
Ryerson University is a public research university located in downtown
Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Its urban campus surrounds the Yonge-Dundas
Square, located at the busiest intersection in downtown Toronto. The
university is composed of 36,000+ undergraduate students, 2,000+ graduate
students, and 70,000 yearly certificate and continuing education
registrations. Ryerson has been one of the fastest growing research
institutions in Canada.
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