Life-145x94The Institute for Geoinformatic's Semantic Interoperability Lab (MUSIL) offers a part time vacancy as a student collaborator (SH 10) in the LIFE project. Work load is 10 hours per week.

The main tasks are:

  1. Programming LIFE ETL processes, in order to seamlessly integrate all kinds of resources, from articles and books over maps to raw data to thus, improve interdisciplinary collaboration in science and education fields.
  2. Search Linked Data interfaces for retrieving contents through spatio-temporal queries using SPARQL.

Requirements are a background or interest in one of the following areas:

  • Web development
  • Semantic web technologies / linked data
  • eScience / Science 2.0 / open science
  • Geographic information science (geoinformatics)

German language skills are an asset, but not required.

Linked Data for eScience Services (LIFE) is a two-year project funded by the German Research Foundation, jointly carried out by the Semantic Interoperability Lab (MUSIL) at Institute for Geoinformatics ( and the University Library ( at University of Münster. The overall goal of LIFE is to facilitate sharing of research data and thus improve interdisciplinary collaboration in science and education. The approach addresses all kinds of resources, ranging from articles and books through maps to raw data.

For more information email us at: Auriol or Elisabet