|Employer||University of Fribourg|
PAI Group, Department of Informatics
|Published||20 August 2012|
|Workplace||Fribourg, North Romandie, Switzerland|
|Category||Computer Science / Telecom|
|Position||Junior Researcher / PhD position|
The Pervasive and Artificial Intelligence research group in the Department of Informatics at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) has openings for 2 PhD positions.
The first position will be in the area of human-computer interaction in pervasive computing environments and will explore the most appropriate and effective ways to provide users feedback about their own actions and the actions of others in a multi-user, multi-display, multi-device collaborative environment. This work will be carried out in the framework of the ICE (Interactive Collaborative Environment) project.
The second position will be in the area of middleware for managing interaction in pervasive environments and will explore new coordination models integrating context, activity and situation, while treating movement as the principal type of input. This work will be carried out in the framework of the PeCo (Pervasive Coordination) project.
Further information about
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- a Master in Computer Science or Human Computer Interaction, or an equivalent degree (obtained before the start of their doctoral work)
- a good level of spoken and written English (a good level of spoken German or French is an asset since involvement in teaching activities is a part of the employment contract)
- interest in working on interdisciplinary projects
To apply, please send the following documents in pdf format to Prof. Beat Hirsbrunner (beat[dot]hirsbrunner[at]unifr[dot]ch) with the subject line ‘PhD application’
- full CV
- letter of motivation
- transcript of courses taken (and results) at the university level, as well as url links to course descriptions if available
- copy of Master thesis (or sample of written work if thesis has not been completed yet) and list of publications (if available)
- copy of diplomas (or title of expected diploma)
- successful applicants will be enrolled as students and employed by the university for a period of 4-5 years (initially 1 year, renewable for another 3-4 years depending on performance)
- an annual salary of between 41,400 and 59,100 Swiss francs, depending on qualifications
- a multilingual and multicultural work environment
- a central location in Switzerland (1h35 by train from Zurich and Geneva), with easy access to many year-round activities, attractions and cultural events
|Start||The starting date for the position is flexible, but candidates who are available to start on or before November 1st 2012 will be given preference.|
|Address||Universite de Fribourg
Dpt d’ Informatique
Bd de Perolles 90
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