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Open Position as Student Research Assistant for Legal Text Analytics

Last modified Mar 25

The Chair of Software Engineering for Business Information Systems is looking for motivated students to join the team as a working student within the research projects Lexalyze and Semantic Analysis and Structuring of Contracts, as well as within exciting research projects with industry partners, at the earliest possible time.


  • Involvement in the implementation of modern, web-based, and collaborative information systems to analyse legal texts
  • Contribution to the design and implementation of a contract analysis platform
  • Further development of a word add-in

Benefits and Opportunities:

  • Practical experience in a running research and software development project
  • Software development based on state-of-the-art design methods
  • Insights in data analytics and in particular text mining (NLP)
  • Personal contact with research and industry in terms of well-known industry and research partners
  • Possibility to conduct a bachelor's or master's thesis as well as guided research
  • Diverse and exciting tasks
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunity to contribute to publications


  • Reliable, motivated, and autonomous student with very good server infrastructure skills
  • Programming skills
    • Obligatory: Java and Python as well as frontend development (Java Script, especially React)
    • Desireable: Angular and AngularJS, ES6, Web Components, Development of Word add-ins
  • Knowledge in Machine Learning (ML)
  • Knowledge in Natural Language Processing (NLP) or the absolute willingness to dedicate time in order to famliarize yourself quickly with NLP
  • Knowledge in configuring and maintaining Web Applications 


If you are interested please contact Ingo Glaser with your application, including motivational letter, current CV and transcript of records.