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Open Ph.D. / PostDoc Positions at L3S

Wolfgang Nejdl

The L3S Research Center, Hannover, Germany, invites applications for

                     Ph.D. and PostDoc research positions

in the context of four new EU/IST projects funded under the action lines
"Semantic-Based Knowledge Systems" and "Technology-Enhanced Learning and
Access to Cultural Heritage". The projects (NEPOMUK, PROLIX, TENCompetence and
COOPER) will start between December 2005 and March 2006.

Your research will focus (depending on the project) on some of the following

    * Semantic Web Data Management and Reasoning
    * Federated Databases and Peer-to-Peer Systems
    * Distributed Search and Information Retrieval
    * Recommender Systems
    * Service Oriented Architectures
    * Personalization and User Modelling

in a challenging and unique research environment.

You should possess excellent knowledge in one or several relevant areas such
as semantic web, databases and information systems, information retrieval, web
services, artificial intelligence, adaptive systems, and distributed

Related work at L3S is focussing on distributed information systems including
advanced search and information retrieval as well as on innovative knowledge
and learning technologies with a strong focus on semantic web
technologies. For further information on projects and other background see

We invite outstanding candidates with an M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree in computer
science to apply. The salary amounts to German BAT IIa / BAT Ib which is
roughly 40.000 to 48.000 Euro gross income per year depending on age and
marital status. Good proficiency in English is expected. German language
skills are useful, but not mandatory.

Please submit your application including the usual documents as well as a list
of references by email or standard mail service to
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Nejdl, Forschungszentrum L3S
Deutscher Pavillon, Expo Plaza 1
30539 Hannover, Germany
E-Mail: [hidden email]