The PhD student will be supervised by Prof. Abraham Bernstein. The focus of the research activities will be in the broad area of multi-modal data management and analysis and its representation in Knowledge-Graphs and will be linked to research collaborations across several disciplines.
The multi-modal data related to this work may be bio-medical, behavioural, or auto-biographical, among others.
a master's degree in informatics, computer science, information systems (or an equivalent university study)
strong analytical / mathematical skills
expertise in Multimedia, Database Systems, Semantic Web / Linked Data, or HCI 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 a good team player, like challenging tasks, and are passionate about research then we would love to hear from you.
What 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
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