Studentship Vacancies

Full-time PhD Studentships

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
Stipend: 14,057 per year plus fee bursary, Ref: 9668
Based in Milton Keynes

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is home to internationally recognised researchers in semantic technologies, natural language processing, artificial intelligence and digital libraries. KMi offers students an intellectually challenging environment with exceptional research and computer facilities.

Before the end of February we will be advertising new Open University funded, full time studentships to commence October 2017.

Currently, we have one open vacancy for full-time, 3-year study, shown below. Applications are invited from UK, EU and international students.

  • Large-scale information extraction from unstructured textual resources. The student is expected to work with millions of research papers extracting useful information from their text to assist in knowledge discovery & information retrieval. It is expected the applicant will focus on developing new information extraction methods making use of supervised and semi-supervised machine learning.
    We strongly recommend that you contact Petr Knoth or Zdenek Zdrahal to discuss your interest prior to writing your research proposal.
    Deadline: Applicants will be interviewed as soon as possible after they formally apply. This studentship is available until it is filled.

For detailed information and how to apply go to http://www3.open.ac.uk/employment/, call the Recruitment Co-ordinator on +44 (0)1908 654774 or email kmi-recruitment@open.ac.uk quoting the reference number.

Equal Opportunity is University Policy


It is strongly recommended that applicants contact the named contact point for the project of interest to get more information about the project in question. It is also important to read the online prospectus before downloading and completing the 10-page MPhil/PhD application form.

Applications should be sent by email to research-degrees-kmi@open.ac.uk (please CC kmi-recruitment@open.ac.uk when submitting applications) and should include a covering letter, a research proposal (a maximum of 2,000 words), and a full CV, giving contact details for two academic referees.

All applicants must have a first or upper second class degree from a UK university or the overseas equivalent and ideally a relevant Masters degree. Unless from a majority English-speaking country, non-EEA applicants will require an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6 in each element of Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing. IELTS Certificates are valid for a period of 2-years.

About KMi

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Research Assistant / Associate

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
29,301 - 38,183
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 31st December 2018

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is looking for a Research Assistant or a Research Associate to work jointly on two EU funded projects. The HUB4FIRE project will strengthen and coordinate the...

Research Assistant / Associate

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
29,301 - 38,183
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 31st December 2019

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is looking for a Research Assistant or a Research Associate (depending on qualification), to work on an EU funded project Up2U. The project will be focusing on...

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