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Postdoctoral Positions in Ontology-Driven Conceptual Modeling at NEMO (Brazil)

From: Giancarlo Guizzardi <gguizzardi@inf.ufes.br>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:48:20 -0300
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Dear colleague,

We would like to announce post-doctoral positions in the Ontology and
Conceptual Modeling Group (NEMO) in the Federal University of Espirito
Santo in Brazil. NEMO is a very active group in the areas of
Ontology-Driven Conceptual Modeling and Enterprise Computing. For instance,
we are responsible for key contributions to the proposal of the
Foundational Ontology UFO, the Ontology-Driven Conceptual Modeling Language
OntoUML as well its associated tools. More information regarding our
research program can be found in (http://nemo.inf.ufes.br). In particular,
the following publications can give the interest candidate an idea of our
research topics:

Ontological Patterns, Anti-Patterns and Pattern Languages for
Next-Generation Conceptual Modeling


A commitment-based reference ontology for services


NEMO has around 50 members (including permanent staff and students) and
frequently receives internationally renowned Scientists. In particular, the
research conducted in this post-doctoral position will be part of our
collaboration with the Laboratory of Applied Ontology (
http://www.loa.istc.cnr.it) led by Nicola Guarino, who will spend time in
our lab during the development of the project.

NEMO is located in the beautiful island of Vitoria in the Brazilian
southeast, where we have organized in 2014 the International IAOA Summer
School on Ontological Analysis (http://iaoa.org/isc2014/) and is within a
45 minutes flight to Rio de Janeiro, where in 2014 we have co-organized the
8th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems FOIS
(http://fois2014.inf.ufes.br). For information about Vitoria, please refer
to the section “About Vitoria” in

This position is for a period of maximum 36 months. The postdoc has no
teaching duties and will receive a monthly stipend of BRL 4100,00 (tax
free). Associated to the position, the postdoc will have a personal budget
of BRL 40.000 as support for travelling, books and equipment. For a general
idea of the cost of life in Vitoria, please refer to:


The candidates must have obtained their PhD not more than 10 years before
the starting date of the position. The deadline for submitting the formal
proposal is May, 5th. For this reason, we encourage interested candidates
to contact as soon as possible Vitor Silva Souza in the following email
address vitorsouza@inf.ufes.br).

We kindly ask you to forward this message to anyone you know that might be
interested in this position.

All the best,

Giancarlo Guizzardi


Research lead at NEMO

General Chair of the 9th International Conference on Formal Ontology in
Information Systems (FOIS 2016)

Associate Editor of the Applied Ontology Journal
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