The Terrier Team plays a leading role in the international information retrieval community, setting trends and conducting cutting-edge research for the development and evaluation of large-scale search applications.  We participate regularly in international evaluation forums such as TREC and CLEF.

We are always looking for highly motivated postdoctoral researchers and PhD students to join us to work on the general areas of our research within the Terrier IR platform.  

We are currently looking for a versatile, highly motivated PhD candidate to address research into effective and efficient information retrieval. This position is initially funded for 12 months, with the possibility of extension subject to performance. It is open to applicants from the UK and EU only, until the position has been filled. For More information, consult this page.

For more information about applying for a PhD scholarship in our team, see