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Research Assistant / Associate

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£28,982 - £37,768, Ref: 12679
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract for 12 months

Application closed on: Monday 17 October 2016.

The Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) is looking for a bright and ambitious post-doctoral researcher to complement the Open University’s Data Science Group.

You will have a profound understanding of the practices of data modelling and sharing, as well as of their use (and the challenges they raise) in domains of general public interest – especially education, the arts and humanities, cultural and social issues.

By joining an already strong Data Science group ( within KMi, you will be in charge of research around methods to support the sharing, publication and consumption of web data in a variety of scenarios, working in collaboration with researchers from the faculties of Arts and Social Sciences. Through the case studies generated with those researchers and relying on a variety of existing data publishing platform (including and the MK Data Hub), you will contribute research on methods and technologies for data modelling, integration, curation and consumption.

To apply, please fill the application form below and also include a Covering Letter (a maximum of 2,500 words) and CV

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