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Job offer: PhD position

From: Katharina Siorpaes <katharina.siorpaes@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 11:07:08 +0100
Message-ID: <ca3ea1960903170307t2ff62b34w121c1f5afdc96c09@mail.gmail.com>
To: semantic-web@w3.org
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PhD-Researcher in EU FP7 Project INSEMTIVES

INSEMTIVES is an EU FP7 project starting April 2009 with a duration of 3
years and seven academic and industrial partners. In the project, we will
develop process methodologies and tools for the creation of semantic data
for different types of Web sources jointly exploiting human intelligence,
community effects and automatic machine processing.  The findings will be
validated in three use cases in real-world settings. For more information go
to www.insemtives.eu


We offer
 The opportunity to take part in an innovative European research project
focusing on several hot topics in to date's Web and Semantic Web research:
 incentives, Web 3.0, social applications,  lightweight knowledge
engineering and semantic annotation.
 A stimulating environment of a leading research group in the fields of
semantic technologies, with excellent ties worldwide.
 An up-to-date infrastructure and resources, including funding for
attending international conferences, PhD symposia, summer schools.
 A multicultural working place with modern infrastructure and facilities in
a location with high life quality.


We expect
 A strong background in Computer Science or related disciplines.
 Willingness to work in an international environment and to take actively
part in large-scale international research projects.
 Willingness to combine formal scientific work with application-oriented
research in order to solve real-world problems.
 Research interest and expertise in the following areas: ontologies,
ontology engineering, ontology languages, Web 2.0, social Web, social
applications, collaborative applications, games, incentives.


We kindly invite you to submit your application to hr@sti2.at. Please
include a current resume, a list of publications (if applicable), and
digital versions of your most relevant works (e.g., graduation thesis).


In case of any questions regarding this position please contact Elena
Simperl.
Received on Tuesday, 17 March 2009 10:07:50 GMT

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