[TDWG] Postdoc Position for WebService development for semantic data and tool integration

Helmut Knuepffer knupffer at ipk-gatersleben.de
Tue Apr 17 13:42:07 CEST 2007

I would like to inform the TDWG mailing list 
members about a one-year postdoc position at IPK Gatersleben, Germany

Regards, Helmut Knüpffer

>Postdoc Position for WebService development for 
>semantic data and tool integration
>Job description:
>The Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop 
>Plant Research (http://www.ipk-gatersleben.de) 
>is a leading institute in crop plant research. 
>This results in several international published 
>databases and developed software tools. This 
>data and software build an important 
>bioinformatics resource for the scientific community.
>The positive impact for the IPK bioinformatics 
>research can be increased by supporting 
>WebService repositories like BioMoby or BioCase. 
>The final goal is embedding the institute into 
>international bioinformatics resource networks. 
>Examples for such networks are the "Virtual 
>Plant Information Network" (VPIN), the 
>PlaNet-Network or the international initiative 
>"Global Biodiversity Information Facility" (GBIF).
>Thus, this scholarship focuses on the concrete 
>implementation of such a service and should 
>support the service work of the IPK 
>bioinformatics groups. This service has to be 
>implemented using standardized computer science 
>and bioinformatics methods, such as XML, Web 
>Services, ontologies, semantic Web and database integration.
>Specific Requirements to the candidate:
>The project goals require a Bioinformatics Postdoc with special experience in
>- database concepts and technologies,
>- SQL,
>- Web-service techniques,
>- biological databases,
>- XML processing,
>- JAVA and Perl programming languages,
>- UNIX operating systems.
>Contract: A contract of 1 year will be offered to the successful candidate.
>Closing date: 13 May 2007

Please, direct your questions or your application 
before the deadline stated above, to Dr. Uwe 
Scholz, head of IPK's Bioinformatics Research Group.

Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research
Dr. Uwe Scholz
Corrensstr. 3
D-06466 Gatersleben

Phone: +49 (0)39482 5327
scholz at ipk-gatersleben.de

Please include as job subject "DAAD postdoc 
research fellowship in the Bioinformatics group". 
The application should include a brief covering 
letter including your skills and scientific 
interest, as well as your cv and certificates.

-- apologies for cross-postings ---

Dr. Helmut Knüpffer
Abt. Genbank, Leibniz-Institut für 
Pflanzengenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung (IPK)
Genebank Department, Leibniz Institute of Plant 
Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK)
Corrensstr. 3
D-06466 Gatersleben, Germany
phone: +49-39482-5283
fax: +49-39482-5155
knupffer at ipk-gatersleben.de, HKnuepffer at web.de
IPK Genebank Information System: http://gbis.ipk-gatersleben.de
Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and 
Horticultural Crops: http://mansfeld.ipk-gatersleben.de
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