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Postdoc Position in Linked Data in Archives at the University of Porto (Portugal)

 Postdoc Position in Linked Data in Archives at the University of Porto (Portugal)

At INESC TEC we are looking for a postdoctoral researcher to contribute to the development of the EPISA platform, in a joint project with the Portuguese National Archives. The goal of the project is to bring linked data technologies to the archival domain, linking entities and records to improve access to archival records.

We are looking for a driven and experienced researcher with a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related technical field. We expect a strong experience in the development of solutions based on linked data technologies.

Main tasks include:

- Lead the implementation of the platform to support archival information based on linked data technologies.

- Coordinate the platform's development team, through the co-supervision of research grants.

- Coordinate and carry out validation studies on the platform.

- Lead the writing of scientific articles reporting on the work done.

We offer:

An opportunity on a leading research institution in Portugal (www.inesctec.pt), located at the beautiful city of Porto (visitporto.travel). Collaboration in a multidisciplinary team working in partnership with the Portuguese National Archives. Maintenance stipend: € 1646,00 /month, according to the table of monthly maintenance stipend for FCT grants, paid via bank transfer. The grant holder will also benefit from health insurance.

The contract if for 6 months, renewable for up to one year.

The start date is expected for June 2021.

The application period ends on May 4th.

More information and applications here:

https://www.inesctec.pt/en/opportunities/computer-science-AE2021-007

Feel free to contact me in case of questions regarding this position.