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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD student positions in Semantic Web, Dayton OH (U.S.A.)

http://www.pascal-hitzler.de/jobs.html

Funded PhD Student Openings at DaSe Lab: Data Semantics, Semantic Web, 
Ontologies, Geo- and Earth Science applications 
http://www.pascal-hitzler.de/jobs.html

Data Semantics Laboratory, directed by Pascal Hitzler Department of 
Computer Science and Engineering Wright State University Dayton, Ohio, USA

The Data Semantics (DaSe) Lab at the Department of Computer Science at 
Wright State University seeks two or more PhD students to pursue research 
in applied or foundational aspects of Data Semantics, Semantic Web, 
Ontologies, Geo- or Earth Sciences. Funding includes a monthly stipend 
plus tuition costs.

The DaSe Lab (directed by Pascal Hitzler, see 
http://www.pascal-hitzler.de/ for more information) is an internationally 
prominent research group with focus on foundations and applications of 
Semantic Web technologies. Lab members primarily contribute to ongoing 
research projects, but occasionally also get involved in teaching and 
administrative tasks. The new students will likely focus on research 
topics related to Data Science applications in the Earth Sciences.

Applicants should have excellent communication skills and excel in team 
work. Intellectual curiosity, a wide range of interests, and the ability 
and stamina to pursue challenging long-term goals is required. It is 
preferable, but not required, that applicants had previous exposure to lab 
research topics.

Applicants should send their application to daselab-jobs@googlegroups.com. 
It shall consist of a single pdf file containing a detailed curriculum 
vitae including grades, plus a cover letter in the email body which 
includes

* GPA of all degrees completed or under progress, with explanations how to 
convert the grading system, if degree is from outside the U.S.

* GRE score (both verbal and quantitative) or date when GRE score will be 
available

* Scores of most recent English language tests if non-native English 
speaker.

Applications which do not comply with these requirements may be ignored. 
Successful applicants must satisfy the formal requirements for pursuing a 
PhD degree in Computer Science at Wright State University, see 
http://cse.wright.edu/phd-computer-science-and-engineering.

Processing of applications will begin immediately and commence until 
positions are filled. We expect to make first decisions in July 2014.

Please send applications and inquiries to daselab-jobs@googlegroups.com.

It will be posted at http://www.pascal-hitzler.de/jobs.html when positions 
are filled.

Best Regards,

Pascal Hitzler