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Open Position as Student Research Assistant for Legal Text Analytics

Last modified Oct 11, 2018

The Chair of Software Engineering for Business Information Systems is looking for a motivated student to join the team as a working student within the research projects Lexalyze and Semantic Analysis and Structuring of Contracts 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
  • 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.