[open-science] Open Position for Graduate Fellowship in Semantic Web Technologies at CNR-STLAB

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Mon Mar 17 09:51:27 UTC 2014

TITLE: Open Position for Graduate Fellowship in Semantic Web Technologies at CNR-STLAB

Important notice: send by March 30th to stlab-recruitment at cnr.it your CV, a motivational statement, and the contact of at least one referee (or a recommendation letter). 
The official procedure for being admitted to the selection is described on the official application post (see below) and the deadline is April 9th.

Topic: Theories and methods for knowledge extraction and representation at a web scale and their application to cultural heritage and eGovernment.
Type of Grant: Graduate Fellowship
Employer: Institute of Cognitive Science and Technologies of CNR
Salary: EUR 19.367,00 (nineteen-thousand-three-hundred-sixtyseven/00) net of expenses in charge of CNR.
Starting from: April 2014
Duration: 12 months
Location: Rome, Italy
Official application deadline: 27 February, 2014
Link to the official application post: http://bit.ly/1grbiBH
Contact person (administrative issues): stefania.capotosti at istc.cnr.it
Scientific responsible: Dr. Valentina Presutti 

Type of Grant: Graduate Fellowship

There will be a public selection procedure, based on qualifications and an interview, for the assignment of n. 1 (one) - Graduate Fellowship in order to conduct research related to the Scientific Area Information Sciences AND Computer Sciences at the Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, CNR, in the scope of the projects: eGovernment, Digital Libraries and Hermes, under the scientific responsibility of Dr. Valentina Presutti.

To the selection may apply individuals who, whatever their nationality or age, are in possession of the following requirements at the date of expiry of the deadline for submission of applications:

a) Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or Literature and Philosophy in accordance with the legislation in force before DM 509/99 or Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Linguistics or Science of Language (or equivalent) in accordance with the regulations referred to in DM 509/99 or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering Linguistics or Science of Language (or equivalent) in accordance with the regulations referred to in DM 270/04, with professional resume suitable for the conduct of research according to the specifications given in the following points (the candidate is in charge, penalty of exclusion, of demonstrating equiparation of graduation diplomas);
b) All qualifications obtained abroad (bachelor's degree, doctorate, and any other qualification) shall be previously recognized in Italy in accordance with current legislation (information on the website of the Ministry of University and Scientific Research: www.miur.it). The equivalence of those diplomas obtained abroad who have not already been recognized in Italy with the expected formal procedure above, will be evaluated, with the only purpose of the present selection, by the Examining Committee constituted according to art. 6, paragraph 1 of the Regulations;
c) Documented experience of research, development and application of semantic technologies. In particular, it is required expertise in at least one of the following areas: ontology design and open data, knowledge representation, and natural language processing;
d) Excellent knowledge of OWL, RDF, and SPARQL;
e) Knowledge of mobile application development platforms;
f) Knowledge and documented experience of Java development; preference will be given to candidates that know also other programming languages; 
g) English proficiency.


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