The Business School of Bern University of Applied Sciences, in collaboration with the AKSW, is looking for two PhD and one Post Doctorate positions in Knowledge Engineering & the Semantic Web: “The positions are primarily based at BUAS (Switzerland) and funded by European FP7 projects and possibly Swiss national research grants. A close collaboration and ca. 4 research visits per year at AKSW research group at Universität Leipzig (Germany) are envisaged for the PhD students to complete their PhD program. We offer the stimulating environment of two research institutes in the fields of Business Informatics, Semantic Web, Ontology Engineering, Linked Data Web, Knowledge Management, Data integration and Service-Oriented Architectures.”

The program is looking for: “A strong background in Computer Science or related disciplines; Excellent software engineering skills with demonstrated proficiency in modern software development; The willingness to work in an international environment and combine formal scientific work with application-oriented research in order to solve real-world problems; Research interest and expertise in at least one of the following: knowledge representation and ontology languages, natural language processing, data management and integration, Semantic Web standards, business aspects of semantic systems; Prospective PhD students should fulfill the doctorate entrance requirements of Universität Leipzig (i.e. masters degree or equivalent); Proficiency in English and the willingness to learn one of the official Swiss languages (e.g. German, French, Italian).”

Learn more and apply here.

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