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PhD Fellowship in eBusiness

From: O'Riain, Sean <sean.oriain@deri.org>
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 23:36:24 -0000
Message-ID: <316ADBDBFE4F4D4AA4FEEF7496ECAEF901BA6D20@EVS1.ac.nuigalway.ie>
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PhD Fellowship in eBusiness
DERI - National University of Ireland, Galway

The newly established Unit for eBusiness at the Digital Enterprise Research
Institute (DERI: http://www.deri.ie/ <http://www.deri.ie/> ) of the National University of
Ireland, Galway invites applications for a PhD fellowship position.

DERI a leading research institute in semantic technologies offers a
stimulating, dynamic and multi-cultural research environment, excellent
ties to research-groups worldwide and close collaboration with industrial

The DERI Unit for eBusiness focuses on the application of semantics to
business information systems in the key areas of extracting business
meaning from information, uncovering meaning within a business context,
smarter BIS that can add meaning as they operate along with visualized
navigation of business information in a semantically aware and adaptive
environment. The unit develops methods that support stakeholder
personalization of these approaches with the incorporation of domain
semantics as specified in taxonomies, ontology's and other information
management mechanisms. Research is performed in collaboration with
other DERI units such as Natural Language Processing and Information
Mining and Retrieval.

The PhD fellowship is funded by Science Foundation Ireland and offers
for the successful candidate an annual stipend, course fees and conference
travel when presenting.

Applicants should hold an excellent primary degree or Masters qualification
in a relevant discipline with industrial project experience being a
distinct advantage. Applicants should have a strong interest in the
area of eBusiness Information Systems and an understanding of semantics
and its application use. Applicants must be highly motivated with an
ability for independent and critical thought. Successful applicants are
expected to combine formal scientific work with application-oriented
research and development in collaborative projects funded by national
and European funding agencies.

Please submit your application (including cover letter outlining
suitability, a brief outline of your preferred methodology, full CV
and contact details for three referees) to hr.ie@deri.org with the
subject line 'PhD Fellowship in eBusiness Application', by
5 pm on Friday, April 10th 2009.

For further information please contact Sean O'Riain at
sean.oriain@deri.org or Dr. Edward Curry at ed.curry@deri.org
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