FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure is an internationally leading pro-vider of scientific information and services. We provide patent and research information for sci-ence and industry. To this end, we index very large amounts of data from many different sources. In addition we develop and operate innovative information services and e-research solutions for a precise research and intelligent analysis of these data. For this purpose we conduct applied research. Our customers include international market leaders from the pharmaceutical and chemical industries as well as large patent offices and research institutions.
We are looking for 3 research assistants (m/f/x) for our location in Karlsruhe to start the earliest possible.
The research assistants will support the scientific staff of the Information Service Engineering (ISE) research group working on large open Knowledge Graphs in tasks like data analysis, knowledge modelling, data cleaning and knowledge mining.
Qualifications and Skills:
We are looking for highly motivated students (Bachelor or Master level) in computer science, industrial engineering, information sciences or similar, preferably at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology ( KIT)
Knowledge and experience in the development of software applications, preferably in Python and/or Java
Basic knowledge of Natural Language Processing (NLP), Linked Data Engineering, Information Retrieval and/or Data Science
Basic knowledge in the use of knowledge graphs, such as DBpedia or Wikidata
Ability to quickly learn new topics and tasks
Sufficient language skills in English to work in an international team
The payment is based on the rates of the state of Baden-Württemberg for academic assistants.
The employment is temporary.
Please send your complete application documents by regular mail or by e-mail, quoting the refer-ence number 18/2019, to:
FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure GmbH
Mrs. Nadine Lambert
Phone: +49 7247/808-245