PhD Position - Corporate Semantic Web - Free University Berlin,Germany

We are looking for a doctoral candidate in Computer Science with a  

focus on Corporate Semantic Web.



The Corporate Semantic Web Group (AG CSW) at the Free University  

Berlin (, one of the Elite Universities  

in Germany, is looking for an excellent PhD candidate to work as a  

researcher in the BMBF funded project Corporate Semantic  

Web (


Corporate Semantic Web (CSW) aims to establish economically beneficial  

adoption of Semantic Web technologies in corporate environments.

The objective of CSW is to integrate all the required pieces of  

knowledge and technologies, including modern Web-technologies and  

enterprise service technologies, corporate information systems,  

semantic business process management, Corporate Semantic Web, ontology  

engineering, semantic search and collaborative applications.


The successful candidate will join an internationally renowned  

research group working on a cutting edge research problem in an  

attractive and stimulating environment within one of Germans top  

universities and computer science departments; she/he will be expected  

to contribute to all aspects of the group's activities, including  

publishing at and attending international conferences and workshops.


The candidate should have:


* a Master's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science or Information Systems

* a strong background/interest in Semantic Web (rules, ontologies) and  

  its applications

* a background/interest in other Knowledge Representation paradigms  

  such as logic programming

* a background/interest in Semantic Business Process Management,  

  Service Oriented Architecture, Complex Event Processing

* a willingness to travel to project meetings and to work on project  


* a willingness to work in an international team

* good proficiency in English


The post is available immediately and is a fixed term appointment for  

three years until January 2011. As an employee of the university you  

will receive a competitive salary (BAT IIa). The research in this  

project must be concluded with the attainment of a PhD degree in  

Computer Sciences.


We encourage interested candidates to send their curriculum vitae, a  

letter of motivation, a list of publications, and digital versions of  

three of their most relevant work, as well as electronic copies of the  

certificates of all academic qualifications held, to


Prof. Dr. Adrian Paschke


quoting the reference *Pos CSW*.



The review of applications will start immediately until the position is

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 20th January 2009.



Kind regards,


Adrian Paschke


Received on Monday, 22 December 2008 17:42:12 UTC