Deadline: 1 December 2017
PhD Student Position in GIScience at University of Zurich in Switzerland, 2018: University of Zurich is inviting applications for PhD Student Position in GIScience: Human-centered Mobile Indoor Navigation Guidance. Applicants from Switzerland can apply for the PhD scholarship.
The University of Zurich, located in the city of Zürich, is the largest university in Switzerland, with over 26,000 students. It was founded in 1833 from the existing colleges of theology, law, medicine and a new faculty of philosophy.
Course Level: Position is available for PhD programme at University of Zurich.
Study Subject: Position is tenable in GIScience: Human-centered Mobile Indoor Navigation Guidance.
Number of Awards: Number of scholarship is not given.
Scholarship Award: They offer outstanding working conditions, a stimulating environment, and the high quality of life in Zurich. The successful candidate will be hired on a 1-year scholarship, which will be extended to the nominal 4-year PhD period after positive evaluation. Salary is commensurate with the pay scale of the Swiss National Science Foundation.
Scholarship can be taken in Switzerland
Eligibility: They are looking for a highly motivated, independent person with a passion for science. Applicants are required to have completed a Masters level degree in a relevant field such as geographic information science (GIScience), computer science, or geomatics. The PhD project will employ both empirical and computational methods. Familiarity with research in GIScience and computer science, in particular location-based services, data modelling, spatial cognition, and mobile human-computer interaction will be an advantage. Basic programming skills, as well as a willingness to develop these further are a prerequisite. Experience in web and mobile application development is considered a plus. You will also have a very good standard of written and spoken English.
Nationality: Applicants from Switzerland can apply for the PhD scholarship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants are required to have completed a Masters level degree in a relevant field such as geographic information science (GIScience), computer science, or geomatics.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: Excellent English language skills (written and oral), German language is a plus but not mandatory.
How to Apply: Send your curriculum vitae, a motivation letter, academic transcripts, and the contact details of two referees in a single PDF document, and with subject “PhDIndoorLBS”, to Bettina Schädle.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is December 1, 2017.