Job Opportunities

  Post-doctoral Opportunities

If you are interested in doing post-doctoral research in information retrieval, please get in touch with me. Currently the following funding opportunities arise.

A number of openings, starting from June 2008, are available in multinmedia retrieval. This includes PhD studentships, post-doctoral fellowships and research assistantships. Please contact Joemon Jose for details

Jobs In Information Retrieval/Multimedia Mining and Retrieval/Multi-modal Interaction and Retrieval/Research Programmers (7 posts)

The Information Retrieval group at the University of Glasgow, led by Professor Keith van Rijsbergen, plays a leading role in the international information retrieval community. Research is based on both theory and experiment, aiming at giving end-users novel, effective, and efficient access to the world of multi-media information.
The Department of Computing Science provides a world leading environment for research, with research focused in 7 groups (Bioinformatics, Computer Vision & Graphics, Embedded, Networked, and Distributed Systems, Formal Analysis, Theory and Algorithms, Human Computer Interaction, Information Retrieval and Software Engineering and Technology).
We are looking for dynamic researchers or research programmers to take part in our externally funded research projects. You will take part in the research activities of the multimedia information retrieval group. Current research activities of the group focus around three themes: multi-modal interaction & retrieval; personalisation and context-sensitive retrieval; modelling and mining of multimedia data.

These jobs will suit fresh graduates (with a first or a good 2/1 Honours degree in computing or related disciplines) who have an interest in research. There will be opportunities to pursue MSc by research degree or PhD. We are also planning to hire post-doctoral researchers. For details about the application please visit,

Job References - Ref: 14295/DPO/A3; Ref: 14294/DPO/A3; Ref: 14293/DPO/A3; Ref: 14292/DPO/A3

Initial enquiries can be made to Dr Joemon Jose (

The appointment will be initially for the period of 1 year with a possibility of extension. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 24th of June 2008
For further information about the information retrieval group and the Department, visit the websites at and

Applications should be submitted to Jacqueline Brannan, Department of Computing Science, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ.

Closing Date: 12th June 2008

  PhD Opportunities

This year department is offering 4 funded PhD or MSc by research positions.
For information on PhD programme at the department, please visit Phd Programme's page.