The Adaptive Computation Unit at Unilever Research, Wirral UK, is involved in
industrial applications of leading edge technologies. We are currently
recruiting two scientists, in optimisation/evolutionary systems and text
analysis/computational linguistics. The text of our 'advert' is below, I would
be very grateful if you would pass this on to anyone who you think may be
We are also highly like to have a position for an EU Marie Curie post-doc one
of this areas, which would be open to members of the EU and other associated
countries [Switz, Israel etc] who are not resident in the UK.
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At Unilever it is our ability to recognise and cater for the diverse yet subtle
needs of a global marketplace, that differentiates us from the competition.
Totally committed to scientific exploration and discovery, we invest £550
million in pioneering new research so our products remain the preferred choice,
150 million times a day.
Adaptive Computation techniques play a key role in the development of a wide
spectrum of our product and manufacturing applications for such leading foods,
home and personal care products as Impulse, Organics, Persil, Flora and Wall's
Ice Cream. This is why we have have recently established a Centre of Excellence
in Port Sunlight that is committed to this area and to developing and
maintaining links with leading academics.
Here you will discover exciting opportunities for talented individuals who will
relish the challenge of developing leading-edge solutions to complex industrial
problems. A combination of world-class research and an understanding of how
technology may be applied in practice will enable you to extend both your
technological capabilities and application areas.
Flexible, self-motivated and a strong team player with a broad scientific
interest, you will need a high level of numeracy and the ability to work to
tight deadlines. Your good first degree with a strong mathematical component
should be supported by a PhD/MSc and/or industrial experience. We are looking
for one or two specialists in the following areas:
*) Evolutionary systems; Multi-criteria optimisation; Adaptive Agents; Complex
*) Statistical Text Analysis; Computational Linguistics; Natural Language
As a world-leading organisation we can offer an atractive salary and benefits
package, and excellent career opportunities.
Make a noticeable difference to your career by writing with full CV quoting re
1253/SP to Vanessa Gilroy, TMP Response Management, 32 Aybrook St, London, W1M
3JL or email you details to: email@example.com
Contact Shail.Patel@unilever.com for further information
Closing date for applications is Nov 12 1999