AISB Convention 2015

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Yasemin Erden on BBC

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AISB YouTube Channel

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Lighthill Debates

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Research fellowship / assistant professorship in knowledge representation, Bolzano, ITALY

The faculty of computer science in Bozen-Bolzano (Italy) has two openings 
at the level of research fellow / assistant professor (RTD-a), associated 
to the KRDB research centre .

The research activity of the KRDB centre is focused on knowledge 
representation and database theories and technologies for semantic-based 
intelligent information system design, integration, access, and 

According to the current Italian legislation, the RTD-a position is a 
necessary prerequisite to start the tenure track (RTD-b) leading to 
associate professor. The contract is for 3 years, and the salary is up to 
59000  p.a. gross including all the benefits and the bonuses. There is 
some teaching duty to be performed at the BSc or MSc level.

For any question and more detailed information, please do not hesitate to 
ask prof. Enrico Franconi at . The call will close 
at the end of May 2014.

Enrico Franconi                  -
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano -
Faculty of Computer Science      - Phone: (+39) 0471-016-120
I-39100 Bozen-Bolzano BZ, Italy  - Fax:   (+39) 0471-016-009