Position at KMi for Researcher/Senior Researcher on Social Media and Web Science

Researcher/Senior Researcher

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£27,319 – £35,646, Ref: 6375
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 30 June 2012

KMi has an opening for a Research Assistant/Associate (depending on 
experience and qualifications) to undertake research on Social Semantic 
Web and Web Science in the context of the EU-funded project WeGov. WeGov 
aims at developing a toolset that interacts with common social 
networking systems (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Delicious, YouTube) to 
better track and understand the opinions and behaviour of citizens 
during governance and policy-making processes. The tools will allow 
discussions on these social networking systems to be linked, seeded, and 
stimulated through injection of policy discussion points into relevant 

You should have a strong interest and expertise in Social Media and 
Software, Semantic Web, and Web Science and holds a degree in Computer 
Science or in other relevant disciplines. You must be able to combine 
scientific research with practical research and development in the 
project, and are willing to travel and work with the project’s academic 
and industrial partners.

For detailed information and how to apply go to 
http://kmi.open.ac.uk/jobs/vacancy-6375.php, call the KMi Recruitment 
Coordinator on +44 (0) 1908 654774 or email quoting the reference 
number. Closing date: 6th May 2010.


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