PhD position in Big Data Analytics

University of Fribourg - eXascale Infolab (XI) Group

The eXascale Infolab (XI) group at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland is looking for a PhD student with a MSc degree to conduct research on an ERC project. The project covers tasks on streaming time series analysis, recovery of missing values and provenance computation. The candidate should have a 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:

Salary and social benefits are extremely competitive (salaries for Ph.D. students start at 47K CHF). 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.

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