$55,666 - $83,500 yearly
Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) Hanover, Germany
Jan 14, 2020Full time
The Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology - Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) - Program Area C, Research and Development, is looking to employ a Research Software/Ontology Engineer (m/f/d) to work in the Team Research Data Services as of May 2020. The position is initially limited to three years with envisioned extension. The regular weekly working time is 39.8 hours (full-time). The position is only suitable for part-time work to a limited extent. The remuneration is based on pay scale group 13 TV-L . Your challenge The position is part of the third-party funded project DiASPora (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information). The project will establish an approach for synthesizing information for bacterial species by applying state-of-the-art data science methodology. Data will be transformed into a machine readable and processable format and will be used to establish a knowledge graph to generate innovative search options for the discovery of hidden data relationships. Your taks will focus on Semantification of prokaryotic data: Data has to be standardized and transformed into a machine-readable and -processable format following the FAIR (findable, accessible, interoperable, reusable) and Linked Data (LD) principles. This will include the use of semantic formalisms such as the Resource Description Framework (RDF), ontologies and R2RML mappings Establishing a machine-readable knowledge graph: This task will include the semantic integration of data, metadata and schemes. An agile, iterative and community-driven method for ontology development by and with all stakeholders needs to be developed. This will include the evaluation of the NCBI Taxon ontology and the representation of quality criteria including classification schemes for the microbiological sector Improving the graphical and programmatic access to microbiological data What we offer In TIB’s Research and Development Department , you have the opportunity to further your scientific development in a dynamic and excellent research environment. We provide a scientifically and intellectually inspiring environment with an entrepreneurial mindset embedded in a leading technical university and one of the largest technical information centres being part of the Leibniz Association . The research department at the TIB is relatively young and offers many opportunities. It is our vision to rethink the representation and provision of data and information and to organize them in an Open Research Knowledge Graph ( ORKG ) in the future. There is a close cooperation with the Research Center L3S of Leibniz University Hannover - the L3S is one of the world's leading research institutes in the fields of Web & Data Science. Last but not least, we attach great importance to an open and creative working atmosphere in which it is fun to work. Furthermore, we offer Funding for necessary equipment, conference and research visit travel Candidates will work in the context of a national, European or international research and innovation project A portfolio of technology components to build on, including ORKG , org , TIB AV-Portal , DBpedia.org , SlideWiki and other A modern workplace in a central location of Hanover with a collegial, attractive and versatile working environment Flexible working hours (flexitime) as well as offers for reconciling work and family life , such as mobile work An employer with a wide range of internal and external further education and training measures, workplace health promotion and a supplementary pension scheme for the public sector ( VBL ) Discount for employees in the canteens of the Studentenwerk Hannover as well as the possibility to use the various offers of the University Sports Hannover A salary in pay scale group 13 according to the provisions of the collective agreement for the public service in Germany (TV-L) If you are interested, questions regarding the position can be addressed to Dr. Angelina Kraft, Head of Team Research Data Services, by mail at Angelina.Kraft@tib.eu .