The Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications at the National Library of Medicine, a
research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Health and Human Services,
is recruiting for postdoctoral fellows, visiting scholars, and student interns to participate in ongoing R&D projects. Some projects are described on archive.nlm.nih.gov.
Current projects: Preservation of digital resources, digital libraries, biomedical image databases, content-based image retrieval, metadata extraction techniques for documents and video, multimedia-rich interactive publications, handheld computing.
Qualifications: Ph.D., other advanced degrees or substantive research experience, in computer science, engineering, applied mathematics and allied disciplines.
Background required in: document image analysis and understanding, Web document analysis, video and multimedia processing, content-based image retrieval. Applicants without a doctoral degree should possess exceptional programming
skills in at least one language (C++, Java, MATLAB).
Available are year-round or summer student internships. These are non-career excepted service positions. Salary levels
commensurate with seniority and experience.
Interested applicants may contact George Thoma for information about the research position via e-mail at
and by mail at:
Communications Engineering Branch
Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications
National Library of Medicine, Mail Stop 3824
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20894
Application instructions are available at Postdoctoral Research.