Lecturer position at University of Manchester

From: Ian Horrocks (horrocks@cs.man.ac.uk)
Date: 12/18/03

    Dear All,
    I hope you don't mind me posting this here. I would be grateful if you
    would pass it on to anyone who you think might be interested.
    Lecturer in Semantic-Based Information Systems
    Department of Computer Science
    University of Manchester
    (REF 952/03)
    The Department of Computer Science's Information Management Group at the 
    University of Manchester is seeking applications for a Lecturer in the 
    area of Semantic-based Information Systems and Applications. The group 
    has an international reputation in the technologies for the Semantic 
    Web, e-Science and the Grid, and their practical application to 
    scientific and business problems, in particular in bio-medicine. 
    Manchester is a world leader in these subject areas, and a pioneer in 
    the new hybrid research area, the Semantic Grid.
    The successful applicant should have a background in knowledge, ontology 
    and metadata technologies and their practical deployment in 
    applications. They will be expected to open up new areas of opportunity 
    as well as actively contribute to the group's current extensive 
    programme of research in e-Science, the Grid and the Semantic Web. 
    Applicants for the post will be expected to have a good honours degree 
    and preferably a PhD in Computer Science or related area. They will also 
    possess a good research track record of publications and grant activity, 
    and preferably demonstrate experience in international collaboration.
    Informal enquiries should be made to Professor Carole Goble (email: 
    carole@cs.man.ac.uk , tel: +44 161 275 6195). Further details on the 
    activities of the IMG are available from http://img.cs.man.ac.uk .
    The appointment will be on the Lecturer scale 22,191 to 25,451 per 
    annum on Lecturer Grade A or up to 27,339 per annum on Lecturer Grade B 
    (under review).
    The following are available in pdf format:
    Further particulars - ref 952/03 
    Application form - academic & related 
    Equal opportunities monitoring form 
    For further information on the University see http://www.man.ac.uk/
    Application forms and further particulars are also available from the
    Office of the Director of Personnel,
    The University of Manchester,
    Oxford Road,
    Manchester M13 9PL.
    Tel: +44 (0)161 275 2028; fax: +44 (0)161 275 2471; email: 
    Quote ref 952/03.
    Closing date 09 January 2004.
    UMIST and The Victoria University of Manchester will form a single 
    university from autumn 2004. Both universities guarantee to all staff in 
    their employment at the time a post in the new institution at a salary 
    level and with conditions of service equivalent to those they currently 
    enjoy. This guarantee also applies to any staff recruited in the 
    meantime who will be in post when the single university is formed
    Employer Profile http://www.jobs.ac.uk/ep/links/92/

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