Jobs and Collaborations:

Postdoc (New):

The academic search engine and digital library CiteSeerX and related projects has an immediate opening for a postdoc to work on the problems of scholarly big data information extraction, entity recognition, indexing, and other related areas of research. A PhD in computer science or related fields is required. The position is at the College of Information Sciences and Technology at the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. Familiarity with machine learning, information retrieval and extraction, search engines, computer systems, and linux/lucene a must. This is a collaborative effort with Professor Jian Wu (the previous postdoc) at Old Dominion University and Professor Cornelia Caragea at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Interested parties should contact Professor Lee Giles at

Graduate Students:

We often take on new graduate students for our research. Over the past years, we have graduated 30 PhDs and several Masters. Recent research interests are in deep learning for sequences and information retrieval.


If you are interested,  in the subject of your email, please use the phrase "research interest" to avoid being put into the spam folder. I can be reached here.

It is important for you to publish in prominent and accepted venues such as AAAI, ACM, IEEE, SAIM, ACL, and others such as Nature, Science, PNAS, etc. Otherwise, your work is not well validated and most likely ignored.

All applicants for consideration should include a resume.

Software and Systems:

We often have positions, part and full time, for development in our ongoing projects. Please ask about what is available. These positions require skills in Linux, Python, Java and C-C++.  Publications are emphasized and will be required.


Undergrads work with our graduate students on particular problems of interest. It is necessary to have good skills in Linux, Python, Java and C-C++.  Please look at our recent papers for insights into our current work.

Here is a current opening.


If you are interested in a position, please send your resume/CV along with your area of interest.

Our Location:

The Pennsylvania State University is located in State College in central Pennsylvania, a 2 to 4 hour drive from Washington DC, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, New York NY, Ithaca, and Princeton. University Park has a small airport with several direct flights to Washington Dulles, Philadelphia, Detroit and Chicago.