PhD position - Mobility Information Engineering

WorkplaceZurich, Zurich region, Switzerland



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PhD position - Mobility Information Engineering

100%, Zurich, temporary

The Institute of Cartography and Geoinformation is looking for a highly motivated doctoral candidate in the area of Mobility Information Engineering at the Chair of Geoinformation Engineering (?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">, starting at the earliest possible date.

Job description

The main objective of this PhD position is the development of innovative computational methods for the analysis, simulation & prediction of individual mobility, with the goal of making mobility sustainable. This research will be linked to current topics and projects within the Mobility Information Engineering Lab (?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> and supervised by Prof. Dr. Martin Raubal (Chair of Geoinformation Engineering). The position also includes 20% teaching responsibilities in German and English in courses offered by the Chair of Geoinformation Engineering.

Your profile

The ideal candidate must have an academic degree in Geomatics, Computer Science, Information Science, or related fields, as well as a strong research interest in sustainable mobility. Knowledge of GIS, methods in spatial analysis and machine learning, as well as strong programming skills (e.g., Java, Python or C++) are required. The candidate must have good communication skills in both English and German (oral and writing), be team-oriented and willing to work in an international environment. Research experience on topics related to sustainable mobility (smart charging of electric vehicles, mobility as a service, ride-sharing, etc.) and on applying deep learning algorithms to mobility applications, as well as teaching experience are a plus.

ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.
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We look forward to receiving your online application including the following documents: application letter, CV, short statement of research interests, full academic records, such as Bachelors and Masters degrees, and names and addresses of at least two references. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered. The review of applications will begin on March 1st, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Prof. Dr. Martin Raubal, mraubal (no applications).

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In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 51628.

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