Research position in Semantic Web Services at KMI, The Open University, UK

****** Apologies for multiple postings ******

Research Assistant/Associate Position in Semantic Web Services at the  
Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
27,183 - 35,469, Ref: 6149
Based in Milton Keynes
Two temporary contracts, up to 12 months

KMi has two Research Assistants/Associates positions to undertake  
research on Semantic Web Services in the context of the EU project  
SOA4All - and 
. SOA4All aims at supporting the deployment of services in a Web scale  
by combining Web 2.0, semantic Web and SOA technologies, setting up  
the basis for a Web of billions of services. Successful candidates  
will play a major role in achieving project's objectives by  
contributing to a fully-fledged Web-based framework supporting the  
annotation of services, the creation of mashups and complex processes,  
their execution and analysis.

You should have strong software development experience with Java and  
AJAX and prior experience in developing applications using Semantic  
Web technologies, Web services and RESTful services. A good  
publication record, knowledge of Web Services Modelling Ontology (WSMO  
- and its variants notably WSMO-Lite and  
MicroWSMO, and previous experience with NetKernel, workflow engines or  
rule engines will also be highly desirable.

For detailed information and how to apply go to

**Closing date for applications: 21st December 2009**

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr. Carlos Pedrinaci (c.pedrinaci  

The Open University promotes diversity in employment and welcome  
applications from all sections of the community.
Further particulars are available in large print, disk or audiotape.  
(Minicom +44 (0) 1908 654901 for hard of hearing).

Dr. Carlos Pedrinaci
Knowledge Media Institute - The Open University
Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 1908 654773
Fax: +44 1908 653169

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(SC 038302).

Received on Wednesday, 18 November 2009 18:43:40 UTC