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Fulltime POSTDOC in Semantic Technologies, STI International, Vienna
*Fulltime POSTDOC in Semantic Technologies, STI International, Vienna* To strengthen our team we are seeking a candidate with a PhD degree and at least 2-3 years working experience with a strong technical background in Semantic Technology and Computer Science. Experience in management of projects, in international working environments, with writing research proposals, creating and editing publications and having participated in research or open source communities are a particular plus for respective candidates. *About STI International: STI International is organized as a collaborative association of interested scientific, industrial and governmental parties. The aim of the STI International is to support the successful and enduring development of semantic technologies as a central pillar of future ICT systems. In order to support the research, technology developing and commercialization processes in the emerging field of semantic technologies, STI International coordinates, integrates, and consolidates the activities of interested academic, industrial, and governmental organizations. *What we offer: -A stimulating environment of a leading research initiative in the area of semantic technologies -Excellent connection and cooperation with research groups worldwide through our member network -Opportunity to work with internationally established academic and industrial partners -Challenging position in a new fast growing worldwide research association -Up-to-date infrastructure and resources, including funding for attending international conferences and other events *What we expect: -An excellent PhD degree, or equivalent academic degree, in Computer Science or related disciplines. -Research interest in at least one of the areas Knowledge Representation, Logics (e.g. Description Logics, First-order Logics, Logic Programming), Ontology Languages, Semantic Web Services or related Semantic Web topics. -The willingness to combine formal scientific work with application-oriented research in projects funded by the European Commission and national Austrian agencies. -High management and communication skills -High willingness for travelling -Excellent English skills , with basic German skills as a plus We are looking for individuals who will be able to continue their existing field of research within our ongoing and new research projects. *Working location: Vienna, Austria *Working start: at the latest 1.7.2008 *Duration of the contract: unlimited *How to apply: For further information regarding this position and our institute, please see www.sti2.org. We invite you to submit your application to email@example.com. Please include a CV in English, a list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities. Applications should be submitted not later than 28.2.2008.