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[Job] 2 Researcher positions (Semantic Web / Linked Open Data) (WTS-23)

From: Zapilko, Benjamin <Benjamin.Zapilko@gesis.org>
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:58:42 +0000
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GESIS - Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences is an institute of the Leibniz Association internationally active in research in social sciences and financed by the German federal and regional governments. The department Knowledge Technologies for the Social Sciences (WTS) is concerned with research and development of current issues regarding information and knowledge technologies in the domain of social sciences. Our research mainly focuses on Information Retrieval, Semantic Web, Linked Open Data, and Web Science. The department is closely linked with the Institute for Web Science and Technologies (WeST) of the University of Koblenz-Landau.

Currently we are looking for two new colleagues at GESIS - Cologne by 1st of April 2015

* 1 Scientific associate / PhD student in the field of Semantic Web / Linked Open Data
(TV-L EG 13, 75% working hours, doctoral dissertation is possible, limited to 4 years)


* 1 Scientific associate / PhD student in the field of Semantic Web / Linked Open Data
(TV-L EG 13, 75% working hours, doctoral dissertation is possible, limited to 22 months)

Your tasks will be:

* Development and evaluation of a Linked Open Data infrastructure for a semantic linking between GESIS data and their connection to external data sources from the Web
* Data modelling
* Automatic link generation between RDF data sets
* Enrichment of RDF data, e.g. by entity recognition and author disambiguation
* Applied research in the field of Linked Open Data
* Development of prototypes for search.

Your profile:
* Completed MSc in Computer Science or a related discipline
* Strong skills in software engineering with Java, Web and XML technologies, database and search technologies,
* Knowledge and experience in Semantic Web and Linked Open Data.

GESIS guarantees that guidelines regarding employment laws for the disabled and handi-capped as well as laws and regulations governing part-time employment will be observed. GESIS is an equal opportunity employer and is certified by the European work & family audit.

For further information concerning your job description, please contact Dr. Benjamin Zapilko (Mail: benjamin.zapilko@gesis.org<mailto:benjamin.zapilko@gesis.org>) or Dr. Philipp Mayr-Schlegel (Mail: philipp.mayr-schlegel@gesis.org<mailto:philipp.mayr-schlegel@gesis.org>).

We only process online applications. Please apply until 15.03.2015 via <https://www.hidden-professionals.de/HP/P_shorts/Now_Candid.aspx?jo=95703>.
The application number for the positions is: WTS-23


Dr. Benjamin Zapilko
GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
Knowledge Technologies for the Social Sciences (WTS)
Unter Sachsenhausen 6-8
50667 Köln
Tel: + 49 (0) 221 / 47694 - 515
Fax: + 49 (0) 221 / 47694 - 8515
Mail: benjamin.zapilko@gesis.org<mailto:benjamin.zapilko@gesis.org>

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