PhD position at University of Fribourg, Switzerland

17. Aug 2017

The eXascale Infolab (XI) group at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland is looking for a PhD student with a MSc degree (or finishing by the latest  end of September 2017) to conduct research on a newly accepted D-A-CH project called ProvDS (Provenance over  Data Streams). The project covers tasks on streaming time series analysis, recovery of missing values and provenance calculation. The candidate should have strong database background, strong analytical and programming skills, and a good command of the English language. As a PhD student he/she will contribute to build scalable algorithms, evaluate them and publish the results in top-tier venues. The starting date of the PhD is January 1, 2018.


Applicants should send a CV, a cover letter, transcripts of their academic qualifications (BSc and MSc) and their master thesis (including published scientific publications, if available) to: jobsatexascale [dot] info


Salary and social benefits are extremely competitive (salaries for Ph.D. students start at 47K CHF). The project will be a Swiss-German collaboration with the Open Distributed Systems group at TU Berlin. The PhD will be carried out in the city of Fribourg. Ideally situated in the heart of Switzerland and at the foot of the Alps, the city of Fribourg lies on the linguistic border between the French and German-speaking parts of the country. In addition to being recognized as a first-class location for business and education, Fribourg is also a delightful and exceptional place to live and is often ranked first for quality of life in Western Switzerland.