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PhD Position in Data and Knowledge Engineering

From: Heiner Stuckenschmidt <heiner@informatik.uni-mannheim.de>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 15:29:40 +0100
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PhD Position in Data and Knowledge Engineering

The university of Mannheim offers a PhD position in the area of data and
knowledge engineering. The position has a duration of 3 years with the
option
of an extension to 5 years. Payment is according to German standard Salary
Scale (TVL) level 13 (3.000 - 3.500 Euro per months before taxes depending
on
work experience). The appointment is will start in spring 2009.

The candidate will perform work in a joint project of the Database and the
Artificial Intelligence chair. The project is concerned with the development
of
a scalable distributed infrastructure for sensor data management and is part
of
the Research Cluster 'Organic Electronics' an 80 Million Euro research
cluster
involving the major companies and universities in the area.

Candidates should have a diploma or a comparable degree in computer science.
In
order to be eligible for performing a PhD at the university of Mannheim a
good
result in the final exam is mandatory.

We expect good English and preferably German language skills, substantial
programming experience preferably in C or C++ and profound knowledge in at
least two of the following areas:

- Algorithms and data Structures
- Database design and implementation
- Heuristic Optimization
- Distributed Systems
- XML/RDF Technologies
- Workflow Management

Applications containing the usual documents and - if available - a copy of
the
diploma thesis or a previous publication should be send by email to Prof.
Stuckenschmidt (heiner@informatik.uni-mannheim.de). As an email title please
use:  [PhD application: YOUR NAME]. Applications arriving before March 15th
will be taken into account.

We prefer to have face to face meeting with a limited set of potential
candidates. If such a meeting is not feasible, alternative arrangements can
be
made.

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Prof. Dr. Heiner Stuckenschmidt
Institut für Informatik 
Universität Mannheim 
B6, 26, Room B1.20
68159 Mannheim, Germany
tel.: +49 621 181 2530
fax.: +49 621 181 2682
www: http://ki.informatik.uni-mannheim.de
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Life is a lemon and I want my money back!
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