Open position: PhD student in EU project Insemtives

  PhD-Researcher in EU FP7 Project INSEMTIVES

/INSEMTIVES is an EU FP7 project starting April 2009 with a duration of 
3 years and seven academic and industrial partners. In the project, we 
will develop process methodologies and tools for the creation of 
semantic data for different types of Web sources jointly exploiting 
human intelligence, community effects and automatic machine processing. 
The findings will be validated in three use cases in real-world 
settings. For more information go to

*We offer*

    * The opportunity to take part in an innovative European research
      project focusing on several hot topics in to date’s Web and
      Semantic Web research: incentives, Web 3.0, social applications,
      lightweight knowledge engineering and semantic annotation.
    * A stimulating environment of a leading research group in the
      fields of semantic technologies, with excellent ties worldwide.
    * An up-to-date infrastructure and resources, including funding for
      attending international conferences, PhD symposia, summer schools.
    * A multicultural working place with modern infrastructure and
      facilities in a location with high life quality.

*We expect*

    * A strong background in Computer Science or related disciplines.
    * Willingness to work in an international environment and to take
      actively part in large-scale international research projects.
    * Willingness to combine formal scientific work with
      application-oriented research in order to solve real-world problems.
    * Research interest and expertise in the following areas:
      ontologies, ontology engineering, ontology languages, Web 2.0,
      social Web, social applications, collaborative applications,
      games, incentives.

We kindly invite you to submit your application to:

Universität Innsbruck
Chiffre MIP-6196 / Chiffre 6184
Posteinlaufstelle der Zentralen Dienste
Innrain 52
A-6020 Innsbruck

Please include a current resume, a list of publications (if applicable), 
and digital versions of your most relevant works (e.g., graduation thesis).

In case of any questions regarding this position please contact 
Katharina Siorpaes at katharina (dot) siorpaes (at)

Received on Friday, 20 August 2010 13:24:48 UTC