TIB, being part of the Leibniz Research Association, is one of the largest technical information centers in Germany, having three main functions:
1. Acting in the capacity of the German National Library of Science and Technology, our forward-looking services secure the infrastructural requirements for providing researchers in science and industry with high-quality information and literature.
2. Carrying out cutting edge research to further expand TIB’s role as a German information centre for the digitisation of science and technology.
3. Offer library services for the Leibniz University Hannover.
The Team of the Lab for Non-Textual Materials (NTM) develops user-centered, innovative solutions in order to make scientific videos, research data and research software better findable, accessible, interoperable and re-usable.
As a software developer in the Lab for Non-Textual Materials, you will be responsible for the modernization and strategic development of the video analysis processes in our portal for scientific videos - the TIB AV Portal (av.tib.eu). In addition to existing speech, text and image recognition modules, it also includes common semantic analysis components (Named Entity Linking):
Technical conception and system support
Integration of new analysis modules as well as support and extension of the entire analysis framework including interfaces and workflow management
Programming in the field of video analysis
Documentation of the project and preparation for reuse by third parties
Conceptual and creative collaboration in new projects of the Lab NTM
Acquisition of Third party funds
University degree (Bachelor / Master or equivalent) in Informatics, Computer Science, Media Informatics or related fields
Very good knowledge and proven experience in one or more of the following areas: automatic video analysis, machine learning, natural language processing, semantic web technologies
Excellent knowledge of one or more modern programming languages (especially Java, Python or C/C++) as well as proven experience in software development and modern methods of software development (especially Scrum, DevOps)
Strong interest in interdisciplinary research and libraries
Eagerness in the use and maintenance of open source software and software development in communities using GitHub etc.
High degree of self-organisation, experience in working independently, solution orientation, initiative and team spirit
Proficiency in spoken and written English is required; proficiency in German is a plus
Willingness to travel on business
How to apply:
Interested candidates may call Ms. Plank (team leader lab non-textual materials) on +49 511 762 4884 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more about the area of work.
Questions regarding the possible PhD thesis can be addressed to Prof. Dr. Ralph Ewerth (Visual Analytics Research Group) on +49 511 762 19651 or by email at email@example.com.
Complete applications (including a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and certificates) should be send with the subject 35/2018 to the denoted address.
Please note that your application documents will not be returned.