[Corpora-List] Postdoc in Search and Exploration of Linked Data (Amsterdam, 1 year)

Jaap Kamps kamps at science.uva.nl
Tue Feb 12 13:26:17 CET 2013

The University of Amsterdam is looking for a versatile, highly motivated post-doctoral fellow to work on search and exploration of linked data and corpora with semantic annotations as part of the README project funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research.

Job Description

The postdoctoral researcher (1 year full time employment) is expected to contribute to our research on semi-structured information access in the area of linked data (e.g., DBpedia, Freebase, etc) and help drive this research agenda internationally, though evaluation forums (e.g., http://trec.nist.gov/, https://inex.mmci.uni-saarland.de/) and workshops/conferences (e.g., http://staff.science.uva.nl/~kamps/esair12/).


Applicants must have completed a PhD in a relevant field by appointment date, and must have strong and demonstrable skills in: - information retrieval, especially statistical language modeling; - web specification and query languages for content, structured, and linked data; - industrial experience, or a track record of project based work; and - solid programming skills are a requirement.


Applications should include a letter of motivation, a detailed curriculum vitae, a research proposal, and two letters of reference. Please submit your application before 1 March 2013 to <readme.project at gmail.com>.

Details are on <http://www.uva.nl/en/about-the-uva/working-at-the-uva/vacancies/item/13-035.html>

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