Entry date 11.09.2020
Position number 94684

PhD Candidate / Junior Researcher (m/f/x)

Vacancy to be filled from: 01.10.2020


We are recruiting for the position of a PhD Candidate / Junior Researcher (m/f/x) starting in October 2020 in the fields of
• Natural Language Processing
• Knowledge Graphs
• Machine Learning and Deep Learning

Job Description:
The offered position will be in the research team “Information Services Engineering” (FIZ ISE). The doctorate will be supervised by Prof. Dr. Harald Sack (FIZ Karlsruhe and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, KIT, Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods). Teaching (at KIT) is not mandatory, but welcome on a volunteer basis. Work will be focused on challenging third party funded international research projects related to the PhD topic. In particular for this position the candidate will work in the project “Nutzerorientierte Neustrukturierung des Portals Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek” (User-oriented restructuring of The German Digital Library). Particular tasks within the project will be the design, implementation, population and management of the DDB knowledge graph, which involves knowledge discovery and mining on structured and unstructured data on large scale.

Job type/category
  • Ph.D.
Field of study preferred
  • Natural sciences
    Mathematics & mathematical economics
  • Computer science
    Computer science
    Information Engineering and Management
Favored career stage
  • Graduate/Beginner
  • Karlsruhe city, Karlsruhe region
  • Research
Industry branch
  • Science & research
Language at workplace
  • German and english
Type of company
  • Wissenschaftliche Einrichtung

Contact person

Mr. Harald Sack
KIT AIFB - Information Service Engineering
Kaiserstr. 89
76133 Karlsruhe
Tel: +49 7247 808-198
Fax: +49 7247 808-78-198
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KIT AIFB - Information Service Engineering
Kaiserstr. 89
76133 Karlsruhe
Telefon: +49 7247 808-198
Fax: +49 7247 808-78-198

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