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The associated institute GT-ARC of Technische Universität Berlin is looking for a research assistant (m/f/d) for the collaboration in the research project “Open Innovation Lab AI”, funded by BMAS (Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales) for the provisioning of a software suite for developing AI applications serving the common welfare. The goal of GT-ARC is to pursue research in the field of information and communication technologies in cooperation with other research groups and industry partners.

The goal of the project is to support different actors (individuals, teams, organizations) in the development of AI applications serving the common welfare means of workshops and colloquia for konwledge transfer as well as the development of a comprehensive set of software libraries and tools.

Besides general collaboration in all parts of the project, the focus of the the here advertised position is the design and implementation of process modelling tools for AI applications serving the common welfare.

Work description:

  • Collaboration in a practice-oriented research project for simplifying the development of AI applications serving the common welfare
  • Design and implementation of a visual editor for the easy development of AI applications serving the common welfare based on process models
  • Integration of the editor into a runtime environment, e.g. via interpretation of the modelled processes
  • Supervision of M.Sc. & B.Sc. Theses at TU Berlin about project topics
  • Possibility for further qualification promotion (PhD)
  • Access to cutting-edge topics in a fully digitized, attractive research environment and real-world laboratory
  • Possibility to conduct user studies and interview, as well as organization of workshops and talks concerning research and evaluation of the developed methods

Expected qualifications:

  • Successfully completed university degree (master, diploma, or equivalent) in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field
  • Prior experience of work in research projects is beneficial
  • Good skill of abstraction, modelling, and finding creative solutions
  • Experience in process modelling (e.g. using BPMN), visual programming, UI development (visual editor), web development
  • Experiences in artificial intelligence and multi-agent systems
  • Experience in software engineering and agile methods of software development, version control, issue management, software testing, etc.
  • Very good programming skills, in particular in Java and possibly other languages
  • Good command of German and English