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Open Internship Positions available at DERI Galway, Ireland

From: Hogan, Aidan <aidan.hogan@deri.org>
Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2011 18:23:56 -0000
Message-ID: <316ADBDBFE4F4D4AA4FEEF7496ECAEF9056322A0@EVS1.ac.nuigalway.ie>
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[Apologies for multiple postings. Please forward to interested parties.]

The Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI) at the National
University of Ireland, Galway, is seeking candidates for the following


Project Research Interns (2 positions)

The Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI) is among the largest
research organisations working in Semantic Web technologies. DERI's
mission is to establish semantics as a core pillar of modern computer
engineering. DERI offers a stimulating, dynamic, multi-cultural research
environment with excellent ties to research groups worldwide. This is a
unique opportunity to join the efforts within DERI: during this
internship you will develop and implement advanced querying technologies
based on semantic technologies.

The duration of the internships will be for 3 months, commencing some
time between June 1st and August 31st 2011.

The Topics: 
Both internship topics will be centred around Semantic Web technologies,
in particular (i) the integration of RDF and XML, and (ii) efficient
mechanisms for search and querying over Linked Data.

The Candidates:
* Ability to work in a team based environment developing state of the
art software solutions on time and to specification
* Motivated and proactive attitude to take ownership and initiative in
all work assignments
* Excellent analysis and problem solving skills
* Strong design, development & testing skills
* Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
* Creative Thinking

Essential Skills:
* Third level degree in computer science or related discipline (advanced
undergrad students which comply with the skills requirements will also
be considered)
* Good knowledge of object-oriented design principles
* Strong background in Java programming
* Familiarity with Unix/Linux systems

Bonus Skills:
* Experience with Semantic Web technologies, esp. RDF/RDFS/OWL/(X)SPARQL
* Familiarity with XML and/or SQL
* Experience working with Linked Data

Application procedure:
Informal enquiries about these positions may be made to:
* aidan.hogan@deri.org
* (cc:ed) alessandra.mileo@deri.org

When applying, please use the same email addresses and put "Project
Research Intern" in the subject line of emails.

Candidates are requested to submit a cover letter and CV (PDF).

**Closing date for receipt of applications is April 30, 2011.**

Announcement available at http://www.deri.ie/about/jobs/#intern2
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