To strengthen our team of the Food Data Group we are looking for a
Doktorial Student (m/w/d)
to work on a project on the topic „Data Scientist / Database Manager for Interoperability Platform“


We offer the possibility of independently handling a 2-year project (with the possibility of extension) in the field of data science in an innovative and exciting environment.

Future food systems lack holistic databases and data platform allowing to interchange and operate data for the development of predictive and holistic analytical models.
Development of data plant form for the interoperation of data between different ontologies is the main task for the position within EU funded project GiantLeaps.

The details of the project will be discussed in further consultation.

Areas of responsibility
  • Identify valuable data sources and automate collection processes
  • Undertake preprocessing of structured and unstructured data
  • Analyze large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns
  • Build predictive models and machine-learning algorithms
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets.
  • Setting up data infrastructure and develop, implement and maintain databases
  • Create visualisations of data, oorganizing, documenting and presenting results to the team
Your profile
  • Study of mathematics, computer science, data science or comparable courses
  • Strong understanding of data handling, data mining, exploration and analysis.
  • Competencies in data collection, creating data architecture and mathematical modelling
  • Structured way of thinking and well-developed coding skills (R/ Python), data management (MySQL) and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of variety of machine learning and statistical techniques and concepts using python is an asset.
  • Independent and self-motivated work style, willingness and ability to perform and work in a team
  • Good Microsoft Office skills
  • Good English written and verbal communication skills
  • A drive to learn and master new technologies and techniques
Are you interested?

Then we look forward to receiving your CV and motivation letter as well as the earliest possible starting date, preferably by E-Mail.

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