Oct 29, 2011

PhD, Dynamic and Distributed Information Systems Group, University of Zurich

The Dynamic and Distributed Information Systems Group at the University of Zurich
(http://www.ifi.uzh.ch/ddis) is looking for a

research doctoral student with a keen interest in:

* Large-scale Graph Processing
* Semantic Web / Linked Data
* Distributed Computing

to work on Signal/Collect - a framework for synchronous and asynchronous parallel graph processing that allows programmers to express many algorithms on graphs in a concise and elegant way. More information on Signal/Collect can be found on our project page (http://www.ifi.uzh.ch/ddis/research/sc.html & http://code.google.com/p/signal-collect/).

We offer:

* motivated colleagues who are passionate about research
* a work environment that is well equipped with the newest hardware and software technology
* a salary according to the standard university regulations ( > 57'000 CHF / year; increases with experience)
* support for your personal development and career planning
* an attractive work environment both within the research group and beyond (Zurich is repeatedly voted the city with the highest standard of living in the world)
* A highly successful PhD program with graduates at top rated institutions world-wide

You will be collaborating in a larger research team consisting of the Dynamic and Distributed Information Systems Group (DDIS)(http://www.ifi. uzh.ch/ddis/) headed by Prof. Abraham Bernstein, which is part of the Department of Informatics of the University of Zurich. The group is active in International and Swiss National research projects and we are looking for candidates to help us continue these efforts.

You have:

* a master's degree in informatics, computer science (or an equivalent university study)
* expertise in database systems, distributed computing, or Semantic Web / Linked Data
(note: only expertise in one of the fields is necessary; multiple areas is desirable)
* good programming skills in several languages (Scala a plus)
* an interest in applying computer science research to real-world problems
* excellent command of English
* German is a plus but not required

If you are interested:

Send your application (including CV, final grades, and - if possible - thesis copy as a PDF file) via e-mail to:

Prof. Abraham Bernstein, Ph.D.
Department of Informatics
University of Zurich, Switzerland
Email: ddisjobs "at" lists "dot" ifi "dot" uzh "dot" ch

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.

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