[Python-Dev] JOB OPENING: Implementor for Python and Search

burt at dfki.de burt at dfki.de
Fri Feb 4 15:04:33 CET 2005

I hope posting job vacancies does not violate established list
netiquette. The job in question is mainly to do with the PyPy EU project.

-- Alastair

Alastair Burt
German Centre for AI (DFKI), Stuhlsatzenhausweg 3
Saarbruecken 66123, Germany
Email: burt at dfki.de
Tel: +49 681 302 2565
Fax: +49 681 302 5338

DFKI-LT - Job Opening

    The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI GmbH) is
    seeking for its Language Technology Lab a researcher/software developer
    with a strong background in Computer Science, who is interested in
    working on industrial R&D in the area of language implementation and
    support for the semantic web. The contract will be for approx. two
    years, with extensions being subject to availability of funding.

Description of work

    The successful candidate will carry on research and collaborate on
    software design and implementation in the following areas:

      - Investigation of search in constraint and logic programming

      - Investigation of query languages for the semantic web.

      - Design of conceptual framework for search in Python.

      - Implementation of search in Python using the facilities offered by

      - Application of the new search functionality to support queries in
        ontology driven web sites.


      - Good programming skills, particularly in the Python programming language.

      - Knowledge of semantic web technologies.

      - Excellent communication skills in English.

      -  Working with high motivation in a team.

Additional assets:

      - Knowledge of the implementation of Python.

      - Knowledge of constraint programming.

Additional Information

    DFKI GmbH is located on the campus of Saarland University in
    Saarbrücken, Germany. The university's research groups and curricula in
    the fields of Computational Linguistics and Computer Science are
    internationally renowned.
    The LT-Lab offers excellent working conditions in a well-established
    research group. The position provides opportunities to collaborate in a
    variety of international projects. The competitive salary is calculated
    according to qualifications based on DFKI GmbH scales. The successful
    candidate will have opportunities for improving their qualification.
    Please send your electronic application (preferably in PDF format) to
    lt-jobs at dfki.de, referring to job opening No. 200501, not later than
    February 15, 2005. A meaningful application should include a cover
    letter, a CV, a brief summary of research interests, a statement of
    interest in the position offered, and contact information for three

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