FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure is one of the leading provider of scientific information and services and a member of the Leibniz Association. Our core task is the professional support of science and industry with research and patent information as well as the development of innovative services in the field of scientific information infrastructure, such as research data management, knowledge graphs and digital platforms. For this purpose, we con-duct in-house research, cooperate with renowned universities and research associations and maintain an international network. FIZ Karlsruhe is a GmbH (a limited liability company) with a non-profit character and one of the major infrastructure institutions in Germany.
We are looking for 2 student research assistants (f/m/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 sci-ence, industrial engineering, information sciences or similar, preferably at the Karlsruhe In-stitute of Technology (KIT)
Knowledge and experience in the development of software applications, preferably in Py-thon and/or Java
Basic knowledge of Natural Language Processing (NLP), Linked Data Engineering, Infor-mation Extraction 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 reference number 22/2021, to:
FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure GmbH
Mr. Rainer Kurz
76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org