[DL] Several Open Positions in Semantic Technologies and Applications

Andreas Abecker Abecker at fzi.de
Thu Aug 17 03:57:27 CEST 2006

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Job Offers in Semantic Technologies and Applications

In the context of several national and international research projects, the
Information Process Engineering (IPE) department of FZI (The technology
transfer center for IT at the University of Karlsruhe / Germany) is looking
for several distinguished graduates in computer science, information
management, business engineering or related sciences for the position of a 


Scientific Researcher (German public servants salary group BAT IIa) 

Central topics of interest for these positions are:

- Knowledge management in Software-Engineering
- Ontology management (Ontology Creation, Evolution, Mapping, Reasoning)
- Adaptive e-learning (context-aware, personalized)
- Semantic technologies for web-scale search and retrieval
- Semantic technologies for Business Process Management
- Economic aspects and business models for service- and grid-infrastructures


We are looking for creative people with outstanding degrees, being able to
integrate fundamental scientific research and the ability to implement ideas
for practical use. 

We expect:

- interest in interdisciplinary and application-oriented scientific work in
- deep technical and/or economic analysing and modeling skills (e.g., UML,
EPCs etc.); knowledge of ontology engineering, RDF(S) or OWL is advantageous
- very good English in speaking and writing; German is an advantage, but not
- good programming skills (Java preferred), especially server-side
- ability to conduct self-contained scientific work
- practical experience during the studies (programming, teaching jobs, etc)

You should have demonstrable knowledge or experience in one or more of the
following areas:

- formal systems / AI (e.g., logics, rule-based formalisms, machine
- information retrieval
- architecture of data-intensive and distibuted software systems; new
computing paradigms such as Web Services, P2P, Grid Computing, agent
- service engineering, design of business and revenues models/incentive
- industry know-how - especially in the area of health care, software
engineering, e-government, or e-learning.

We provide:

- possibility to conduct application-oriented research and project-driven
work together with the  industry
- opportunity to obtain a PhD from the University of Karlsruhe - Department
of Economics and Business Engineering or Department of Computer Science
(Prof. Peter Lockemann, Prof. Wolffried Stucky, Prof. Rudi Studer, Prof.
Christof Weinhardt)
- a highly motivated interdisciplinary team on a high international level
- access to our international collaboration networks in our research areas,
also to our spin-off companies
- interesting mix of mostly international research projects and
application-oriented industry projects
- modern working environment
- a competitive salary as a full-time employee
- a workplace in one of the nicest medium-sized cities in the South-West of
Germany, close to France and Switzerland

Starting date: as soon as possible


... please send your application as soon as possible, preferably
electronically to ipe at fzi.de.


Dr. Carsten Holtmann
FZI Research Center for Information Technologies / 
Information Process Engineering Department 
Haid-und-Neu-Str. 10-14
76131 Karlsruhe
mailto:ipe at fzi.de

Dr. Andreas Abecker
Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI)
IPE Department

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