Job Opportunity: Research Associate at Open University

Exciting position of Research Associate tied to Polifonia, Application Deadline 15 November

image of a desk and a computer by Duncan Kidd on Unsplash
8 November 2021

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) at Open University invites applicants for a Research Associate position to work on two fascinating EU funded projects Polifonia and SPICE. The KMi teams is looking for researchers working on any of the following streams of research, relevant to the projects:

  • Privacy and Policy-aware Semantic technologies or Distributed Online Social Networks (DOSN)
  • Information extraction (NLP, machine/deep learning) for knowledge graph construction
  • User-centered data science and sense-making 

-> The closing date for applications is Monday, 15 November 2021. For more information, see here.

Photo credits: image by Duncan Kidd on Unsplash.

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