[DL] 1 Researcher position in “Question Answering in the Web of data” at the University of Athens

Eleni Toli elto at di.uoa.gr
Thu Dec 15 11:34:20 CET 2016


The Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is searching for 

 

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1 full-time Researcher in the area of “Question Answering in the Web of Data”

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The position is for 1 year only and it is available immediately.

The position is offered in the frame of the EU-funded Marie Sklodowska-Curie International Training Network WDAqua: Answering Questions using Web Data, which has started in January 2015.  The project undertakes fundamental and applied research into models, methods and tools for data-driven question answering on the Web. More information about the project is available here: http://wdaqua.informatik.uni-bonn.de/

 

===Essential Facts===

The hired researcher will spend 1 year working in the WDAqua ITN. He/She will spend the majority of his/her time at the University of Athens, but he/she will be encouraged to visit and engage with other partners in the project. 

The gross monthly salary (including social security, before taxes) is about 2.280,00€ plus a mobility allowance of 600 €/month and, if applicable, a family allowance of 250 €/month.

 

===Timeline===

Application deadline: 31 January 2017

Envisaged job starting date: as soon as possible

 

===Eligibility and application procedure===

Candidates must not have resided for more than 12 months in Greece in the 3 years before starting. They must hold an M.Sc. degree in computer science or a related field and be able to combine both theoretical and practical aspects in their work. Fluent English communication and a passion for developing modern software solutions are fundamental requirements. Knowledge of Greek is a plus but not required. The candidates should have experience and commitment to work in team and on the forefront of research.

You will need to submit a CV, university transcripts, a motivation letter including a short research plan, two letters of recommendation, and English writing samples (e.g., prior publication or master thesis excerpt).

 

===Contact===

Professors Yannis Ioannidis and Manolis Koubarakis (University of Athens, Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, MaDgIK Group, http://www.madgik.di.uoa.gr/) 

yannis at di.uoa.gr, koubarak at di.uoa.gr

 

 

Eleni Toli

Department of Informatics & Telecommunications, University of Athens /

ATHENA Research and Innovation Center

In Information, Communication and Knowledge Technologies

Tel. +30 210 727 5188

Fax +30 210 727 5185

Email elto at di.uoa.gr

 <http://www.madgik.di.uoa.gr/> http://www.madgik.di.uoa.gr/ 

 

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