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Assistant Professorship Positions in Computer Science with a focus on Big Data Infrastructures at University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Assistant Professorship Positions in Computer Science at University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

The University of St.Gallen is strengthening its degree programs in Computer Science with a new Assistant Professorship in Big Data Infrastructures. This Assistant Professorship position is created in the context of a new collaboration of the University of St.Gallen with the Austrian state of Vorarlberg. The programme is open for the academic year 2022/2023.

This student position is available for the most talented candidates commencing in Postdoctoral degree coursework at the university in Switzerland and Austria.

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The University of St. Gallen is a public research university in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Established in 1898, it specializes in business administration, economics, law, and international affairs. Degrees are now divided into bachelors, Master’s, and Doctoral programs by the Bologna Process. In 2020, it had 9,047 students, of which 3,443 were masters, and 617 were doctoral students. It is ranked among the top business universities in the world. The University of St. Gallen hosts 25% international students, an upper limit that the government has fixed.

Why study at the University of St. Gallen? As a leading business university, it sets global standards for research and teaching by promoting integrative thought, responsible action, and an entrepreneurial spirit of innovation in business and society. It offers talented and committed students a carefully calibrated range of courses at all degree levels, from initial training to further education, that satisfies the highest international standards and are recognized worldwide.

Application Deadline:  The deadline for applications is October 31st, 2022.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of St. Gallen
  • Department: School of Computer Science
  • Course Level: Assistant Professor
  • Award: Salary
  • Number of Awards: N/A
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic or International
  • The award can be taken in Switzerland and Austria

Assistant Professorship Positions in Computer Science with a focus on Big Data Infrastructures at University of St. Gallen, Switzerland


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Assistant Professor in computer science, computational sciences, big data, Informatics offered by the university
  • Distributed data processing and Big Data frameworks
  • Stream processing and complex event processing
  • Infrastructures and methods for scalable processing of real-time (industrial) sensor data
  • Large-scale data management/data analytics
  • Technologies and methods for managing data science processes along the data value chain (information extraction, information integration, data management, modeling, model application, and productive use)
  • Tools and frameworks for highly flexible, scalable, and extensible processing for data streams and data storage
  • Efficient and scalable processing of large, heterogeneous data sets with low latency and high efficiency.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Successful candidates have a PhD in Computer Science or a related field and the potential to develop international recognition in one or several of the topics of the call. They bring sufficient academic maturity and independence in research and teaching. A track record in industry collaboration as well as in third-party funding is desired. Enthusiasm for teaching and the development of new courses is expected to shape the Computer Science programs at the University of St. Gallen.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Applicants must have to complete the online application form. Please contact Prof. Dr. Barbara Weber, Chairwoman of the Search Committee and Dean of the School of Computer Science (email via the [email protected]).
  • Supporting Documents: Candidates should submit their application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, publications list of three individuals who would provide a reference, a research statement including a vision for the new research group, a teaching statement, and the three best publications that well represent their current research profile, in the electronic form to the President documents.
  •  Admission Requirements: Applicants must have a PhD degree in Computer Science with excellent marks.
  • Language Requirement: The applicants must attain minimum required scores on the following English language proficiency tests: IELTS and TOEFL.


The University of St. Gallen will provide salary to high-potential applicants for the academic year 2022/2023.

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