Digital Curation Centre and Edinburgh Database Group
Postdoctoral researchers in Digital Curation

Last Updated: 06-Aug-2004

The United Kingdom Digital Curation Centre, in conjunction with the Database Group at the University of Edinburgh intends to recruit up to three postdoctoral researchers.

Research topics of interest include:

  • Data Integration
  • Annotation and Provenance
  • Data publishing and security
  • Appraisal and archiving
  • Referencing techniques in scientific data
  • Optimisation in scientific data
  • Data preservation

Other related topics in databases as described in on the Edinburgh Database Group web site.

We are seeking outstanding researchers with a Ph.D degree or equivalent and with experience in areas of computer science related to one or more of the topics above. Successful candidates will engage in research and will collaborate where appropriate with the DCC's service and user community and with its partners and network of associates. They will be encouraged to initiate new research relevant to digital curation. They may also (though this is not required) participate in teaching and supervision of students. They will join the Database Group at the University of Edinburgh and will be members of the University's School of Informatics.

If you are interested, please fill out the on-line application at here. The official closing date for this application is 10 August 2004

Also, please send a curriculum vitae to, and cause three letters of reference to be sent to:

   Margaret Davies 
   School of Informatics
   University of Edinburgh
   JCMB, King's Buildings
   Edinburgh EH9 3JZ
   mda at

You may also wish to contact one of the following:

  • Peter Buneman -- opb
  • Wenfei Fan -- wenfei
  • Stratis Viglas -- sviglas
    all at, or
  • Malcolm Atkinson -- mpa at
  • Bob Mann -- rgm at

For further information on the Digital Curation Centre and the Edinburgh Database group, please see and

Topic revision: r1 - 16 Jan 2006 - 19:09:18 - XibeiJia
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