GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences is an internationally active research institute, funded by the federal and state governments and a member of the Leibniz Association.
Our department Knowledge Technologies for the Social Sciences, Team Big Data Analytics based in Cologne is looking for a
Senior Researcher Natural Language Processing & Big Data (m/f/d)
(salary group 13 TV-L, working hours 100%, limited to four years, with the possibility of becoming permanent)
The Knowledge Technologies for the Social Sciences (KTS) department conducts research at the interface of information retrieval, natural language processing (NLP), human-machine interaction and machine learning as the basis for innovative web portals and platforms for searching and using research data.
GESIS is currently researching the use of big data with methods based on artificial intelligence to create new insights and infrastructures for the social sciences. Examples of this are methods of opinion mining, sentiment analysis or the classification of online behavior and interactions as observed in social web platforms and other data-intensive environments.
In this context, we offer the exciting opportunity to conduct excellent research and to develop innovative methods and infrastructures for mining and understanding heterogeneous web data. The focus is on methods from NLP and deep learning with a special focus on transparency, fairness and reproducibility of NLP methods.
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For more information about the tasks, please contact Hajira Jabeen by phone on +49 (0)221-47694-517 or by email. If you have any questions about the application process, please email Anna Klein.
Have we aroused your interest?
Then please apply via our online application portal by June 2nd, 2022.
The code number is KTS-20.