Research Software Developer



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Your RoleThe Individual and Collective Reasoning group (ICR) at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Luxembourg is looking for a:

           Research Software Developer

within the scope of the research project “AuReLeE” (Automated Reasoning with Legal Entities) funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR).

Research-oriented software developer position in the area of knowledge representation and computational logic

The Project

In the AuReLeE project, effective methods for general automation of normative reasoning processes are developed and implemented. To this end, computational decision procedures will be designed. The project will also design and implement a dedicated system that combines the developed decision procedures with a flexible approach to import and re-use existing knowledge bases for their employment as underlying contexts for normative reasoning. AuReLeE will contribute key insights for combining efficient reasoning methods with practically usable compliance checking tools.

Software developer for the AuReLeE research project, funded by the FNRResponsible for the development of a software system for computer-assisted legal reasoning under the supervision of the principal investigator (PI)Provision of an associated web-based platform for experimentationContribution to the evaluation of the reasoning tools and approaches developed in the scope of the projectContribution to technical reports and project web pages

Your ProfileA Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related disciplineProfessional experience in software development (in some higher programming language) and modern web development (HTML5, JavaScript, usual frameworks)Experience in software and algorithm design, data structures and data format processing (parsing, XML, JSON)Solid background in knowledge representation and reasoning or some related areaExperience with cloud infrastructures and/or cloud computing is a plusEagerness to learn about cutting-edge technology and AI research, and passion to realize it within a reliable and usable software systemStrong analytical capacity, creativity, and commitmentVery good written and spoken English skills

Our Offer

- A dynamic, stimulating, well-connected international research environment- An exciting working area in close contact with state-of-the-art research topics in Artificial Intelligence- An attractive salary and employment contract including social insurance- The opportunity to participate in scientific activities

In Short- Internal position title: Research & Development specialist- Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 24 Month- Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week- Location: Belval- Foreseen starting date: March 2021 (flexible)- Job Reference: UOL03813

Further InformationApplications in English should be submitted online and include:

- Cover letter- Curriculum vitae- Transcript of academic records (including grades) and copies of diplomas- Name and contact information of at least one reference

Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

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