[DL] JOB: Research Assistant - Semantic Web - Watson (deadline approaching)

Mathieu d'Aquin m.daquin at open.ac.uk
Mon Oct 27 14:42:28 CET 2008

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Research Assistant: Semantic Web (Ref: 5113)
£25,888 -- £27,466 - Based in Milton Keynes (UK) - 15 months

The Open University's Knowledge Media Institute has an opening for an
experienced person to take on the role of Research Assistant to
contribute to the development of the Watson Semantic Web gateway
(http://watson.kmi.open.ac.uk) and of related technologies, supporting
Semantic Web search, semantic application development and knowledge
publishing on the Semantic Web. This work takes place within the context
of the EU-funded Integrated Project NeOn (http://neon-project.org). You
should have experience in advanced, large-scale Web development, and
have a strong interest in Semantic Web, as well as in Web 2.0
applications. Experience in languages such as Java/Javascript/PHP, in
Semantic Web libraries such as Jena, and in search libraries such as
Lucene would be highly advantageous. You should also demonstrate your
ability to work within a research team, and will be asked to follow
agile development methods.

For detailed information and how to apply go to
http://kmi.open.ac.uk/jobs/vacancy-5113.php, call the KMi Recruitment
Coordinator on +44 (0) 1908 654774 or email quoting the reference
number. Closing date: 31st October 2008.

Informal enquiries may be made to:

Dr. Mathieu d'Aquin -- m.daquin at open.ac.uk
Tel. +44 (0)1908 655526.


Professor Enrico Motta -- e.motta at open.ac.uk
Tel. +44 (0)1908 653506.

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