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The L3S Research Center, Hannover, Germany, invites applications for
Research Associate (Postdoc, m / f / d) - EntgGr. 14 TV-L, 100% - in the European project “ROXANNE” - Real time netwOrk, teXt and speaker ANalytics for combating organized crime
The position is to be occupied from 01.11.2020 and initially limited to a project for two years.

You will have the unique opportunity to work together with excellent researchers and application partners from all over Europe on topics related to fighting organized crime. The partner list includes Interpol, Europol, and law enforcement agencies from several European countries as well as Israel. More about the project:

The main focus of project research is the analysis of social networks and graphs using methods of artificial intelligence and machine learning. 

Please, apply if you are interested in one or more of the following research topics:

  • Deep learning and knowledge graphs
  • Analysis of social media
  • Information extraction and web mining
  • Interpretability and explainability of artificial intelligence algorithms

Employment requirements

A doctorate in computer science is a prerequisite for employment. You should have good knowledge and a research profile in one or more fields relevant to the above topics. Very good English language skills are expected, as well as very good academic achievements in the above-mentioned fields. Experience abroad during or after your studies and good social and communication skills are helpful.

The workplaces are suitable for part-time staff, provided that they can be fully covered.
Leibniz Universität Hannover wants to particularly promote professional equality between women and men and therefore urges qualified women to apply. Severely disabled applicants are preferred if they have the same qualifications.
For information please contact Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Nejdl will be happy to help.
Please send your application with the usual documents and a reference list in electronic form


or alternatively by post to:

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz University of Hanover
Research center L3S
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Nejdl
Appelstrasse 4th
30167 Hanover

All applications received before January 31st, 2021 will be considered in full. The search will continue until all positions are filled.

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