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>