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Open position at STI Innsbruck: PhD Student - Industrial Ontology Engineering

From: HR <hr@sti2.at>
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2011 08:22:00 +0200
Message-ID: <4E6EF688.2050003@sti2.at>
To: semantic-web@w3.org
*PhD student -- Industrial Ontology Engineering *

*+++ Transport, Factories of the Future and other high impact areas +++*


The *Semantic Technology Institute (STI) Innsbruck*
(http://www.sti-innsbruck.at <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

*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 interaction.
  * Interest in working on ontology engineering in close cooperation
    with large established industry partners within EU FP7 Integrated
    Projects in such areas of transport, factories of the future and
    tourism, and/or supporting ontology engineering in SMEs.
  * 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/).

We kindly invite you to submit your application to hr@sti2.at
<javascript:linkTo_UnCryptMailto('lzhksn9gqZrsh1-zs');>. 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).



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