Research Internship at Freiburg

Biological Anthropology – Faculty of Medicine at the University of Freiburg (Germany) announces the following offer.

Research Internship Opportunity

Output modelling in an interdisciplinary research project covering acquisition, provenance and biological data in a historical scientific research collection of human remains from Africa.

  • Schedule flexible, equivalent to a 5-month full-time job spread within 12 months, i.e. 16-38 hours per week
  • Payment and benefits according to the German TV-L pay scale (E 13)
  • Starting as of now
  • Work in an international and interdisciplinary research environment

Responsibilities: Create a domain-specific RDF-ontology. Integrate within a common data model research data from osteology, sociology and historical sciences:

  • Evaluation of existing ontologies regarding their usability
  • Structuring of output data
  • Data modeling

Required skills: Master student or graduate equivalent to master’s degree in either biology, sociology, historical/cultural sciences, mathematics, informatics, or related sciences

Qualifications and Requirements: Creative, open-minded and solution-oriented researchers with a high level of self-organization, excellent time management and team work.

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience with semantic web technologies (RDF, SPARQL)
  • Coding skills
  • Knowledge of web development and SQL hands-on experience
  • Experience with museum collections and/or repatriation

Contact: Anna Lagia, Biological Anthropology, University of Freiburg

Uni Freiburg