The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft (www.fraunhofer.com) currently operates 76 institutes and research institutions throughout Germany and is the world’s leading applied research organization. Around 30 000 employees work with an annual research budget of 2.9 billion euros.
Fraunhofer is one of Europe‘s largest and most well-known non-profit research organizations. Fraunhofer’s mission is to bridge academia and industry via translational research. Fraunhofer has been awarded as top employer in the categories "research" and "public sector" in 2019. The Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing (SCAI) is part of the Fraunhofer Society, focuses on the development of innovative approaches in computational sciences and brings them into industrial practice. The institute has currently around 200 employees.
Fraunhofer SCAI is looking to employ an Ontology Researcher (m/f/d) to join the Applied Semantics group. The Applied Semantics group within the Department of Bioinformatics is dedicated to the development and application of semantic technologies in the field of biomedicine, with a strong focus on Neurogenerative and Psychiatric diseases. The work of the Applied Semantics group covers a value chain ranging from building and validating semantic technologies in text-mining applications, for the construction of indication-specific knowledge graphs, and the interoperability and harmonization of data. The overall approach includes the development of algorithms that enable interoperability of data and knowledge representations. The team and the entire Department of Bioinformatics are internationally well connected and are working closely with leading European and US institutions from academia and industry.
The weekly working time is 39 hours. The position can also be filled on a part-time basis and is initially limited to 2 years, with the possibility of extension.
We value and promote the diversity of our employees' skills and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, ideology, disability, sexual orientation and identity. Severely disabled persons are given preference in the event of equal suitability and qualification. Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD). Additionally Fraunhofer may grant performance-based variable remuneration components.
With its focus on developing key technologies that are vital for the future and enabling the commercial utilization of this work by business and industry, Fraunhofer plays a central role in the innovation process. As a pioneer and catalyst for groundbreaking developments and scientific excellence, Fraunhofer helps shape society now and in the future.
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