[ecoop-info] University of Sheffield: Lectureship/Senior Lectureship in Information and Knowledge Technologies
fabio at dcs.shef.ac.uk
Tue Dec 15 12:04:32 CET 2009
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The University of Sheffield, Department of Computer Science the availability of a
Lectureship / Senior Lectureship
Areas of interest include the Semantic and Future Web (including their use for Knowledge Management in large organisations), Multimedia analysis (including text extraction, speech and image analysis) and Human Computer Interaction.
This is one of several strategic academic appointments, and we are seeking a dynamic and inspiring individual who can contribute to research and teaching in our Organisations, Information and Knowledge (OAK) research group.
The group has current funds of over £3m coming from the EU (including the coordination of a large Integrated Project and the participation in two other large IPs and a large STREP), Industry (recent funders are Rolls-Royce plc, Kodak and Lycos Europe) and UK Research Councils (EPSRC, ERC, JISC, AHRC, TSB). The group is led by Professor Fabio Ciravegna and has around 20 post-doctoral researchers and PhD students.
The Department has an international reputation for the quality of its research and teaching excellence. The OAK research group focus on research and innovation in Information and Knowledge Technologies. Areas of interest include the Semantic and Future Web, their use for Knowledge Management in large organisations, Multimedia analysis (including text extraction, speech and image analysis) and Human Computer Interaction.
Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to the Head of Department, Professor John Derrick, jd at dcs.shef.ac.uk, phone +44 114 222 1849, or the head of the OAK research group, Professor Fabio Ciravegna, fabio at dcs.shef.ac.uk .
Closing date for applications: 19th February 2010
Job reference number: UOS000512
Further details and process of application are given at:
Professor Fabio Ciravegna,
Director of Research & Innovation in the Digital World,
The University of Sheffield
Professor of Language and Knowledge Technologies,
Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield,
Regent Court, 211 Portobello, S1 4DP, Sheffield, UK
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