Posts Tagged ‘Duke’

Helping Students, And Companies, Tackle Jobs And Talent Challenges

rsz_pyimageIt’s not only in June that we’ll see a new crop of graduates emerging from university and post-grad programs. Many students also don cap-and-gown for December ceremonies – a prelude to wearing regular or casual business attire, they hope.

Of course, matching up with the right job is always a challenging prospect. That’s true on many fronts – the slow economy, for one, but also just figuring out what the ideal career fit will be. Pymetrics is hoping to help solve that problem, with its recent announcement of a career assessment and recruiting platform that draws on neuroscience games-based assessment – a nice touch for the crowd that largely grew up with Playstations, Gameboys, iPods, Xboxes and the rest of the digital gaming gang – and machine learning.

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Semantic Web Jobs: Duke

Duke is looking for an IT Analyst in Durham, NC. The post states, “This position requires an analytical, creative person to establish data management processes for Duke’s new faculty activities system, Scholars@Duke, built on the VIVO semantic web application. Reporting to the Manager of Faculty Data and Systems, this position will oversee all aspects of the system’s data and vocabularies, from maintaining the local ontology to working with data sources and coordinating data management efforts. The Data Curator will work with the cross-functional teams including the project manager, web developers, digital curators, information architects, business analysts, domain experts and faculty, as well as ontology experts in the VIVO Ontology Project. While this position is responsible for the local usability of metadata, ensuring that the data is accessible and easy to share, this person must immediately contribute to the staged implementation of Scholars@Duke.” Read more