Overview

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. The services we offer in our capacity as a University Library ensure that Leibniz Universität Hannover is provided with items locally. The Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) – German National Library of Science and Technology, Programme Area C, Research and Development, is offering a position for a

Research Associate (E 13 TV-L)

The Research Associate will be a member of the Visual Analytics Research Group (Prof. Dr. Ewerth) in the TIB Research and Development Department. The Research Associate will work in the context of a research and innovation project with national partners. A PhD thesis can be supported. Initial appointment will be for 3 years, starting from 1 January 2018. The working time is 75 % of the regular weekly working time (part time, 29,85 weekly hours).

The candidate’s competence area should be squarely rooted in computer science or a related field, they should be able to think creatively, grasp new knowledge quickly, be able to combine abstract reasoning with concrete problem solving and be interested in mastering complex challenges.

Tasks:
· Researching and implementing algorithms for person recognition in videos
· Researching and implementing methods for information visualization
· Design and implementation of software components and interfaces
· Test and documentation of software components
· Realization of a sustainable software solution
· Provision of project results as Open Source
· Contact person for project partners in technical matters

Company:

Leibniz Information Centre TIB

Qualifications:

Requirements:
· A Master degree in a relevant field (Computer Science, Mathematics, Information Science)
· Good to very good knowledge in at least one of the following areas: computer vision (face recognition, object tracking, machine learning/deep learning) and/or: multimedia retrieval or visual analytics
· Good to very good knowledge in software development, e.g., requirements engineering etc.
· Excellent proficiency in modern programming languages and modern software engineering methodologies, proven team software development skills
· Above-average commitment, solution-oriented approach, initiative and team spirit
· Independent and structured way of working
· Excellent communication skills

Language requirements:

· Proficiency in spoken and written English and German

Educational level:

Master Degree

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