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Summer/Fall 2008 Internship at Mayo Clinic

From: Jyotishman Pathak <jyotishman@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2008 15:52:37 -0600
Message-ID: <b6d82a810802081352w255acbd4i8e2cde9283e8efb4@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-semweb-lifesci hcls" <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>


The informatics group in the Division of Biomedical Informatics at Mayo Clinic,
Rochester is offering a 3-6 month Summer/Fall internship for 2008.
Several projects are currently under development in the areas of vocabulary and
ontology management (representation, storing and querying), collaborative
ontology authoring, ontology reasoning, and semantic Web services. We are
seeking a candidate with computer science/IT background and experience in
ontologies, knowledge representation and service oriented architectures.
Research activities and successful findings will be translated into development
activities for existing division projects, peer-reviewed publications and
extramurally funded research programs.


Enrollment or recently completed an undergraduate or graduate program in
Computer Science, Biomedical Informatics, Information Technology, or related
field. Candidates who have taken curriculum and/or have a background
in Semantic
Web technologies, Ontologies, and Web Services will be given strong
preference. All candidates should have exposure to software
development using an
object oriented programming language with preference given to Java/J2EE
technologies. Specific skills in the following environments and
technologies are
desirable: Eclipse, Protégé, OBO, RDF, OWL, Reasoners (Pellet, Racer, FaCT++),
UML, XML/XSLT, and Grid/Web services (Apache Axis, Globus toolkit).
Knowledge of
a scripting language (PHP, Python) is desirable. The candidate should be highly
motivated, willing to learn, and demonstrate initiative in assigned tasks. Must
possess excellent analytical, problem-solving, and technical design skills.
Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills are required.


This internship has a minimum duration of 3 months (up to 6 months). Start and
end dates are negotiable.

How to apply:

1.) Visit http://www.mayoclinic.org/jobs-rst/ and click "FIND A JOB"
2.) Search for posting#: 18668 and fill-in the application form

Further information:

For additional information about the position, division of Biomedical
Informatics, and Mayo Clinic, visit
and/or contact Jyotishman Pathak (pathak.jyotishman@mayo.edu).

Jyotishman Pathak
WWW: http://www.jyotishman.org
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