Jobs - Open Positions

Post-doc or Senior Research Assistant (Oberassistent) position

The Dynamic and Distributed Information Systems Group at the University of Zurich (Switzerland) of Prof. Abraham Bernstein is inviting applications for

a Post-doc or Senior Research Assistant (Oberassistent) position

with a keen interest in at least one of the following areas:

  • Social Computing, Crowdsourcing, Human-Computer Interaction, Collective Intelligence, and/or CSCW
  • Artificial Intelligence and/or Machine Learning
  • Semantic Web, Linked Data
  • Big Data and Data Stream Processing 

The focus of the research activities will be linked with a number of new and existing research projects (see http://www.ifi.uzh.ch/en/ddis/research.html). Most projects in the group are funded by research foundations such as the Swiss National Science Foundation, the EC, or the HaslerStiftung.

We offer:

  • a team of young and highly motivated colleagues who are passionate about research
  • a work environment that is well equipped with the newest hardware and software technology
  • a competitive salary (80'000-90'000CHF/~70'000€-80'000€; depending on the current exchange rate)
  • strong support for your personal development and career planning
  • an attractive work environment both within the research group and beyond: the University of Zurich is a superb universitiy in the middle of a vibrant, cosmopolitan city that regularly ranks as one of the cities with the highest  quality of life in the world

You have:

  • a PhD in informatics, computer science, information systems (or an equivalent university study) or expect to get it momentarily
  • good programming skills
  • an interest in applying computer science research to real-world problems
  • excellent command of English
  • experience of running experiment involving humans, if possible

More information is available at: http://www.ifi.uzh.ch/ddis/jobs.html

If you fit the profile, are able to work in a team, like challenging tasks, and are passionate about research then we would love to hear from you. To apply, please send a detailed curriculum vitae, all grade transcripts, selected publications (if available), a list of at least three references, and your PhD theses in one PDF file by email to

Prof. Abraham Bernstein, Ph.D. 
Department of Informatics 
University of Zurich, Switzerland 
http://www.ifi.uzh.ch/ddis/people/bernstein/
Email: ddisjobs "at" lists "dot" ifi "dot" uzh "dot" ch

Please send your applications in no later than March 1st, 2019. Applications received afterwards may be considered if positions are unfilled.

The University of Zurich is committed to enhancing the number of women in scientific positions and, therefore, particularly invites women to apply. Women who are as qualified for the position in question as male applicants will be given priority.

 

Fully Funded PhD Position

The Dynamic and Distributed Information Systems Group at the University of Zurich (Switzerland) of Prof. Abraham Bernstein is inviting applications for

Fully Funded PhD Position

 

With a keen interest at least one of the following areas:

Semantic Web, Data Integration and Data Mining

 

The PhD student will be supervised by Prof. Abraham Bernstein. The focus of the research activities will be in the broad area of distributed research data management on the Semantic Web and will be linked to a research project in collaboration with the Psychology department of the University of Zurich. 

 

We offer:

 

• a team of young and highly motivated colleagues who are passionate about research

• a work environment that is well equipped with the newest hardware and software technology

• a competitive salary of around 60,000 CHF (50,000 Euros) per year

• strong support for your personal development and career planning

• an attractive work environment both within the research group and beyond: the University of Zurich is one of Switzerland's leading universities in the middle of a vibrant, cosmopolitan city that regularly ranks as one of the cities with the highest quality of life in the world

• a highly successful PhD program with graduates at top rated institutions world-wide

 

You have:

 

• a master's degree in informatics, computer science, information systems (or an equivalent university study)

• strong analytical/mathematical skills

• expertise in database systems, Semantic Web / Linked Data, HCI, or economics is helpful. (note: only expertise in one of the fields is necessary; multiple areas are desirable)

• good programming skills in several languages

• an interest in applying computer science research to real-world problems

• excellent command of English; German is a plus but not required

 

If you fit the profile, are able to work in a team, like challenging tasks, and are passionate about research then we would love to hear from you. To apply for one of the positions, please send a detailed curriculum vitae, all grade transcripts, selected publications (if available), a list of at least three references, and your BSc/MSc theses as PDF files by email to:

 

   Prof. Abraham Bernstein, Ph.D. 

   Department of Informatics 

   University of Zurich, Switzerland 

   

http://www.ifi.uzh.ch/ddis/people/bernstein/

 

   Email: ddisjobs "at" lists "dot" ifi "dot" uzh "dot" ch

 

Additionally, applicants may arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Prof. Bernstein directly, however, this is not required. All applications received until January the 15th, 2019 will be considered for the positions. Applications received afterwards will be considered until both positions are filled.

 

The University of Zurich is committed to enhancing the number of women in scientific  positions and, therefore, particularly invites women to apply. Women who are as qualified for the position in question as male applicants will be given priority.