Two PhD positions available in Information Retrieval

Two full-time PhD positions are currently available for highly motivated graduate students. Full financial supports (Can$25,000 per year) for each PhD candiadte will be provided for four years. The two PhD candidates will work with Prof. Jimmy Huang at York University in Toronto, Canada.

Please send your CV (including publication list) and links to representative papers to jhuang AT if you satisfy the requirements: (1) highly motivated, diligent and intelligent; (2) having strong statistics and math skills; (3) having good programming skills in C/C++, Java and Perl (as demonstrated by previous projects); (4) having good technical writing skills in English and (5) having good experience with programming on Linux/Unix systems. The international candidates also need to satisfy all the FGS requirements (e.g. TOFEL is required and GRE is strongly recommended) of York University.

Closing date: Applications will be accepted until the posts are filled. Preferred starting date: September 1, 2008.