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Web & Internet Science
£45,941 to £57,743
Full Time Permanent
Sunday 17 March 2013
Friday 17 May 2013
Web & Internet Science
Applications are invited for a Senior Lecturer in Web Science.
The Web is the largest human information construct in history and it is transforming society. In order to understand what the Web is, engineer its future and ensure its social benefit the new interdisciplinary field of Web Science has been created with the University of Southampton at its forefront. The Web and Internet Science (WAIS) research group at Southampton has pioneered the fundamental work that led to the creation of this field. Research is wide ranging and includes work on Open Data, Semantic Web, structural and formal analysis of the Web, Collective Intelligence, Social Machines, Web Enhanced Learning, Life Logging, Multimedia Retrieval, the Internet of Things, Provenance and Trust, Privacy and Cyber Security. It is one of the largest groups of its kind in the world with 20 faculty members and over 100 researchers and PhD students.
We are looking for outstanding scholars in any area of Web Science to become part of this group and work with researchers from other disciplines across the University and from around the world in this exciting new field. Successful candidates will have a background in a core Web Science research discipline and be able to demonstrate the ability to undertake interdisciplinary research and to contribute to the development of the new Web Science undergraduate degree we will be launching in October 2013.
You will demonstrate a substantial external reputation in your field, evidence of independent research leadership and evidence of academic potential through quality research publications.
Exceptional candidates will be considered for more senior appointments.
The closing date for this post is 17 March 2013. Please apply online through www.jobs.soton.ac.uk or alternatively telephone 023 8059 2750 for an application form. Please quote vacancy reference 202313FP on all correspondence.
The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position
We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.