POST DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW
University of Aberdeen - Department of Computing Science
"Describing the Quality of Curated e-Science Information Resources"
Required to work on an EPSRC-funded Qurator project. This project
will investigate the feasibility of annotating e-science data
resources with explicit descriptions of their quality. At present,
information about the quality of e-science data is largely
coarse-grained, anecdotal and based on out of date views of the fast
moving e-science data landscape. Our goal in the Qurator project is
to deliver Grid-based tools and techniques that allow scientists (and
curators of scientific data) to formulate, maintain and manipulate
fine-grained data quality descriptors as an integral part of the
e-science process. The research will entail extensive collaboration
with the second Qurator team at the University of Manchester, and with
user-scientists from two domains of post-genomic biological science.
For details, see http://www.qurator.org
have a PhD in Computing Science or a related discipline.
You are expected to be a competent programmer in Java, and have
knowledge relevant to the themes of the project: distributed
information management (including ontologies), Web/Grid technologies,
e-science, and related areas.
The post is offered on a fixed term basis for 3 years and is tenable
from 1 February 2004. Salary: 18265-20311 pounds per annum
Informal enquiries can be made to: Alun Preece
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Closing date: 28-Nov-2003
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