Research Associate as Scientific Software Developer & Consultant § 28 Subsection 3 HmbHG

Your responsibilities

Duties primarily include research. Research associates may also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications.

  • consulting for scientists of all faculties about possibilities and implementations of data science solutions for research
  • planning, implementation and maintenance of data science software
  • development of all kinds of data-driven systems, all the way from advanced data analytics to multimodal transformer models
  • requirements analysis with the prospective users (researchers of all fields)
  • creation of user-friendly interfaces tied to expertise and needs of the users
  • analysis and recommendation of state-of-the-art technologies for both models and infrastructure
  • evaluation and quality assurance of the applications
  • devOps and MLOps tasks within the scope of application development

Your profile

A university degree in a relevant field.

  • programming knowledge (preferably in Python)
  • experience with one or more of the following:
    • machine Learning (esp. transformer models)
    • databases and Data Engineering
    • infrastructure for search
    • knowledge-based systems
    • data visualization
    • web Applications
    • user interface/frontend development
  • interest in interdisciplinary research on digitalization challenges
  • knowledge about Elasticsearch, Jupyter Notebooks, Docker and PostgreSQL is advantageous
  • knowledge about DevOps, MLOps and Cloud Infrastructure is advantageous

We offer

Reliable remuneration based on wage agreements
Continuing education opportunities
University pensions
Attractive location
Flexible working hours
Work-life balance opportunities
Health management

Educational leave

30 days of vacation per annum

Universität Hamburg—University of Excellence is one of the strongest research educational institutions in Germany. Our work in research, teaching, educational and knowledge exchange activities is fostering the next generation of responsible global citizens ready to tackle the global challenges facing us. Our guiding principle “Innovating and Cooperating for a Sustainable Future” drives collaboration with academic and nonacademic partner institutions in the Hamburg Metropolitan Region and around the world. We would like to invite you to be part of our community to work with us in creating sustainable and digital change for a dynamic and pluralist society.

The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg promotes equal opportunity. As women are currently underrepresented in this job category at Universität Hamburg according to the evaluation conducted under the Hamburg act on gender equality (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HambGleiG), we encourage women to apply for this position. Equally qualified and suitable female applicants will receive preference.

Severely disabled and disabled applicants with the same status will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.

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