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[protege-discussion] Postdoc position on "Next Generation Ontology Authoring Tools" available at Univ. of Victoria

Tania Tudorache tudorache at
Fri Oct 15 15:40:08 PDT 2010

Online version:

Opening: Post-doctoral Research Position
The CHISEL Group, Department of Computer Science, University of Victoria

Topic: Next Generation Ontology Authoring Tools


The CHISEL (Computer Human Interaction for Software Engineering) group 
at the
University of Victoria is seeking applications for a post-doctoral 
position on Next
Generation Ontology Authoring Tools, starting January 2011 (or sooner if 
Our research group is a highly motivated group of students and faculty 
that enjoy working
within a collaborative research environment with strong connections to 
industry. Details
on some of our current and previous projects can be found at

This two year position, renewable for up to 5 years, is supported by a 
grant from the
National Institute of Health for a “National Center on Biomedical 
Computing” (see This project is a close collaboration with 
Stanford University.

Your role will be to participate in empirical studies and in the design 
of novel tools to
support the National Center on Biomedical Computing. You should have a 
PhD and
publications in knowledge engineering, software engineering, or related 
Background in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable: 
engineering, social media, software engineering, computer supported 
cooperative work,
empirical research, statistics, human computer interaction, and 
information visualization.
You should have strong communication skills in English, desire to work 
as part of a team,
and a willingness to help PhD and Masters students with their research. 
There are no
teaching duties associated with this position, but opportunities to 
teach can be negotiated.

The salary for this position is highly competitive and includes full 
benefits. Applicants
that apply before Nov 3rd 2010 may also wish to consider applying for a 
Postdoctoral Fellowship (see
eng.html). Additional top-up to this grant would be available.

Applicants should email a curriculum vitae, list of publications, a list 
of three referees and
short summary of your research interests to: Prof. Margaret-Anne Storey,
mstorey at

Requests for more information and clarifications are welcome and should be
sent by email to mstorey at .

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages 
applications from women, persons
with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all 
sexual orientations and
genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of 
the University.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance 
with Canadian
Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be 
given priority.

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