Open Postdoc Positions in Big Data, eXascale Infolab, Switzerland


The eXascale Infolab (XI) at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland has several openings for Postdoctoral Researchers starting now.

If you would like to apply, please send an email with your CV, a short letter of motivation, and some recent research paper to .

Deadline: April 15, 2017.

XI is a leading research lab focusing on creating next-generation information

management infrastructures for scientific, semantic, and social data.

We are looking for highly qualified individuals with a Ph.D. in

Computer Science. Candidates must have strong analytical and

programming skills, and an excellent track record in publishing

innovative approaches and systems to manage Big Data.

XI’s current endeavors include projects to build new Big Data

infrastructures to better handle GPS or time series data, and to

integrate textual and scientific data through large-scale knowledge

graphs using probabilistic models and machine learning. Our lab is

highly international (see our current members ) and collaborates with top research

institutions around the world (see our recent partners ).

Salary and social benefits are extremely competitive (salaries for

Postdoctoral Researchers start at 82K CHF). The positions will be

supported by a generous grant (2 million euros) from the European

Research Council, and by the Big Data Program of the Swiss National

Science Foundation. The Postdoctoral Researchers will be able to join

existing projects but also to establish their own research agenda with

the help of other lab members.

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 (see for

instance ).

If you would like to apply, please send an email with your CV, a short

letter of motivation, and some recent research paper to . Deadline: April 15, 2017.

About nesus

Jesus Carretero is a Full Professor of Computer Architecture and Technology at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), where he is responsible for that knowledge area since 2000. He is also Director of the Master in Administration and Management of Computer Systems, which he founded in 2004. He also serves and has served as a Technology Advisor and in applied projects with several companies such as RENFE, EADS, INDRA, SIEMENS or ISOLUX, developing research and innovation projects. He is a project reviewer for Spanish research ministry and also European Union. His research activity is centered on high-performance computing systems, distributed systems and real-time systems. He has participated and leaded several national and international research projects in these areas, founded by Madrid Regional Government, Spanish Education Ministry and the European union. He was teaching in Facultad de Informática of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain) since 1989 until 1997. In 1997 and 1998 he was a visiting scholar at the NorthWestern University of Chicago (Ill, USA), where he was researching with Prof. Alok Choudhary. He works currently at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, where he has been teaching since 2000. Carretero is a senior member of the IEEE Computer Society and member of the ACM.