Research Assistant position in our research group (KMi, The Open University)

Our research group at KMi, The Open University, is searching for a research assistant to work on the analysis of Big Scholarly Data in the context of Rexplore, a system which provides an innovative environment for exploring and making sense of scholarly data.

We are offering a paid internship for an initial period of 6 months, with the possibility for renewal. We believe it is a good opportunity for an undergrad or a master student to be part of a high-profile research team, under the supervision of Enrico Motta, Professor of Knowledge Technologies at the Open University. They would also have the opportunity of collaborate with major international publishers such as Elsevier and Springer Nature.

Specific tasks of the role are as follows:
– Integration and management of Big Data in the academic domain;
– Developing and testing the Rexplore technology as a service to be used by publishers and universities worldwide;
– Contributing to the creation of innovation algorithms to extract information from research data and to forecast the flow of knowledge in the research domain.

I would be grateful if you could flag this position to friend of yours who may be interested in this opportunity.

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