[Humanist] 27.413 job for an ontologist
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Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 413.
Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Sun, 06 Oct 2013 23:25:28 +0200
From: maurizio lana <maurizio.lana at gmail.com>
Subject: research grant for an ontologist
UniversitÃ Â del Piemonte Orientale - Vercelli at the address
has a call for 1 research grant (1 year, 19.000 euro pre-tax) for a person
(less than 35 years old and PhD) which will work with geolat research
team to the construction of a geographical ontology which will be used
in the annotation/markup of a latin texts corpus; moreover, this person
will participate to the setup of the software prototype of the
annotation working environment.
geolat project (geography for latin literature), has three scopes:
1) building a global digital library of latin;
2) tagging every geographical name both recurring to existing resources
and creating a geographical ontology for classical texts/world;
3) allowing scholars to access the geographically tagged texts through a
the interdisciplinary team needs a person able to finalize the decisions
of the group about the geographical ontology, and to build/integrate the
specific parts of ontology for latin texts with other already existing
the candidate should have a solid background in computer science,
computational ontologies and RDF, with no constraints on the domain
where s/he got this knowledge: computer science, information
engineering, or cognitive sciences.
the call is written in Italian language, interested people can ask for
explanations to m.lana at lett.unipmn.it.
_knowledge of Italian language is not requested_; good knowledge of
English as interaction language is requested. residence in italy is not
the call is /really open/ to anyone interested.
all the best
maurizio lana, director of geolat project
Maurizio Lana - ricercatore
UniversitÃ Â del Piemonte Orientale, Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici
via Manzoni 8, 13100 Vercelli - tel. +39 347 7370925
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