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Scholarship available at Sonet group - Bruno Kessler Foundation, Trento,
Italy - (~1300 Euros after taxes per month). Deadline: 5 February 2010.
The research activity will be about identifying requirements for a
social networking platform for Associazione Trentini nel Mondo Onlus
(thousands of people from Trentino who are currently leaving abroad) and
in proposing different platforms and adoption stategies, following their
deployment (carried out by developers of the SoNet project) and in
The scholarship is for one year and activity will start 15 March 2010.
University degree or equivalent qualification. Preference shall be given
to personal interest in social sciences and in social media, to
knowledge in computer operation, to proficiency in the Italian and
English language and to the ability to work autonomously.
Application for admission
Send your application in electronic format via email at vettori AT
fbk.eu , or on plain paper to Fondazione Bruno Kessler - dott. Micaela
Vettori Via Sommarive No 18 to 38,123 POVO - TRENTO
If you have any question you would like to discuss, don't hesitate to
contact us at sonet AT fbk.eu
For more information:
* Complete text for the scholarship (in ITALIAN) -
* Complete text for the scholarship (draft version in ENGLISH) -
What is SoNet
SoNet is a research group inside FBK (Fondazione Bruno Kessler) research
institute. FBK is located in Trento, north-east of Italy, and counts
more than 350 researchers in a variety of areas, such as Information
Technologies, Materials and Microsystems, and Humanities.
SoNet's research focus is Social Networking and its impacts: more info
Research in Trentino, Italy
Trentino is the right place in Italy for research. It hosts a large
number of research labs from environmental studies to high-tech
technologies. The Province of Trento allocates several resources such as
infrastructure, real estate and funds to encourage research and
innovation. Many institutes, both public and private, local, national
and international have established their research units in Trento and
Rovereto. Trentino is located in north-east Italy in a charming area of
mountains and lakes.
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