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Job at STI Innsbruck: PhD student in EU FP7 Integrated Projects SUPPORT and e-Freight

From: Anna Fensel <anna.fensel@sti2.at>
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2011 14:30:11 +0100
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PhD student in EU FP7 Integrated Projects SUPPORT and e-Freight

The Semantic Technology Institute (STI) Innsbruck
(http://www.sti-innsbruck.at), formerly known as DERI Innsbruck, was
founded in 2002 and has developed into a challenging and dynamic research
institute of approximately 40 people. STI Innsbruck collaborates with an
international network of institutes in Asia, Europe and the USA, as well
as with global industrial partners.

Our major objective is to establish Semantic technologies as a core pillar
of modern Computer Science, thereby providing interoperability and
scalability for Semantically Enabled Service Orientated Architectures.
STI Innsbruck is currently seeking candidates for the PhD student position.

We offer:
•	The stimulating environment of a leading research institute in the
fields of Semantic Web, Ontology Engineering, Semantic Web Services,
Semantic Technologies Beyond the Web, Service-Oriented Architectures,
formal languages and reasoning.
•	Long-term collaboration to well-known academic institutions and major
companies around the world.
•	A multicultural working place with state-of-the-art infrastructure,
competitive salary and resources including funding for attending
international conferences, PhD symposia, summer schools, etc.

 We expect:
•	A strong background in Computer Science or Information Technologies and
focused research interest and expertise in at least one of the following
areas: knowledge representation, ontology engineering, semantic
technologies, social networks and web communities research, mobile and
RFID-enabled services, information retrieval methods, reasoning, formal
languages, data mining, visualization techniques, human-computer
•	Interest in working for the EU FP7 Integrated Projects SUPPORT and
•	Interest to participate in teaching assistance at the University of
•	A formal degree and interest required for pursuing a PhD at the
University of Innsbruck (see the information on the University of
Innsbruck PhD studies at http://www.uibk.ac.at/studium/doktorate/).

Security UPgrade for PORTs (SUPPORT, http://www.supportproject.info)
project aims to raise the current level of port security by integrating
legacy port systems with new surveillance and information management
systems. SUPPORT will provide the necessary and sufficient security level
to satisfy evolving international regulations and standards while
efficiently supporting the complexity of the real port environment. As
part of this, SUPPORT will also facilitate efficient and, where required,
real-time exchange of security related information within the supply chain
and between ports and authorities.

European e-Freight capabilities for Co-modal transport (e-Freight,
http://www.efreightproject.eu) project is aimed at supporting, from a
transport perspective, the three pillars of European Policy namely:
Strengthening of the internal market and competitiveness; Improving
regulation to create a more dynamic business environment; Promoting
sustainable development.

The projects’ consortia are interdisciplinary team of engineers and
researchers in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Web Science and
Knowledge Management from all over Europe of industrial and academic
organizations, as well as use case partners. The contribution of STI
Innsbruck is in the ontology engineering and services area for the
maritime and security domains addressed by the projects.

We kindly invite you to submit your application to hr@sti2.at. Please
include a current resume, a list of publications (if applicable), and
digital versions of your most relevant works (such as graduation thesis or
latest publications).

The applications will be considered until the position is filled.

In case of further questions regarding this position please contact Dr.
Katharina Siorpaes (katharina.siorpaes@sti2.at).

Dr. Anna Fensel | Senior Researcher
fon +43-512-507-96884 | web http://userver.ftw.at/~zhdanova |

Semantic Technology Institute (STI) Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck
Technikerstraße 21a | A-6020 Innsbruck | Austria | www.sti-innsbruck.at

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Donau-City-Straße 1/3 | A-1220 Vienna | Austria | www.ftw.at
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