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Researcher position at University of Milan-Bicocca in the context of H2020 project

From: Anisa Rula <rula@disco.unimib.it>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:18:51 +0100
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The department of Informatics, Systems and Communication (DISCo) of the
University of Milano-Bicocca (UNIMIB) opens an assistant professor
(researcher) position under fixed-term full-time contract, with research
and teaching duties. The position is opened in the context of the EW-Shopp
H2020 innovation project (http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/207028_en.html)
to work on cross-lingual and cross-domain data integration and analytics.

The candidate is expected to conduct research on semantic integration
methods to enrich business data with third-party data from very large data
sources and create advanced analytics in the field of digital marketing,
business analytics, and data science.

** Profiles & Job details **

Duration: 3 years, starting in Summer 2017

Requirements: PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related

Salary: 34900 € per year before taxes (approx. 23500 € after taxes),

Candidates must be committed and keen to work in a collaborative
environment that includes research institutions and companies from
different countries.

We are looking for a highly qualified postdoctoral researcher in Data
Management (or related areas, including Artificial Intelligence and
Interaction Design), possibly familiar with semantic web technologies
and/or data integration topics, interested in working with smart data
integration technology to support data analytics. Moreover, he or she will
be involved in teaching assistantship in bachelor or master courses
(English or Italian).

Candidates must have a strong publication record and/or experience in
applied research in a related field. Also, candidates must have robust
skills in the development of research-driven software.

**Applications open until 13/02/2017**

Applications must be submitted by 23.59 of February 13th 2017, using a
digital system. Applicants must submit a copy of their scientific CV
(including references to teaching activities) and their publications.
Native Italian speakers can follow instructions about how to apply at the
following link:


Foreigners can write to Matteo Palmonari (matteo.palmonari@disco.unimib.it),
coordinator of the EW-Shopp project, who will be happy to assist them in
the application process (which has few steps in which knowledge of Italian
language is required)

** Research Environment **

The work will be carried out in a research-driven, highly cooperative team
with interest in both basic and applied research. The group comprises one
full professor, two associate professors, one assistant professor
(coordinator of the project) and several postdocs and PhD students.

University of Milan-Bicocca is a young, dynamic and innovative university
that in a few years has created an extensive network with
highest-performing universities, research centers and top-level
corporations. Through its research activities it expands knowledge,
enhances training and manages the relationship with the territory,
contributing to the development of the productive system. In international
rankings the university has been listed at the 51st place globally (2nd
place in Italy) in the “150 under 50 Times Higher Education 2016  Ranking”
(the ranking for universities with less than 50 years).

** Social Environment **

University of Milan-Bicocca is located in Milan, Italy --- the principal
business city of the country. Milan is a big city (1.2 M residents in the
inner city and about 3 M in the larger metropolitan area) with a large
urban transportation network. Amenable places on the coast, mountains and
lakes are near and reachable in less than 2 hours. Milan offers all the
advantages of a cosmopolitan city on a human scale. It has a vibrant
cultural life (museums, exhibitions, events, theaters, cinemas), many sport
facilities, great restaurants and a vast choice of entertainment offers.
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