Research Assistant, Ph.D. Student at the Institute of Information Systems

The Department of Information Engineering (Prof. Dibbern) at the Institute of Information Systems, University Bern, is looking for a dynamic and qualified person to start in July or as soon as possible as a

Research Assistant, Ph.D. Student

Our main areas of research include: (1) IT Outsourcing, (2) Management and Use of Platform Ecosystems and Enterprise Systems, and (3) Methods and Systems to support Distributed Knowledge Work, (4) Management of Software Development Projects.
We offer

  •     Responsibility for exciting and diverse research and teaching tasks
  •   Close collaboration with business and industry partners
  •     Highly motivated, young and dynamic team
  •     Intensive assistance and support through Ph.D. program
  •     Broad international network with the opportunity to spend some time at a notable university abroad
  •     Attractive remuneration based on the personnel regulations of the Swiss canton of Bern

Your opportunities

  •     Specification, development and execution of your own dissertation project
  •     Acquisition of considerable experience in exciting research project work
  •     Unique opportunity to present your research results at national and international conferences
  •     Publications in leading proceedings and international journals
  •     Participation in the drafting process of proposals for research grants
  •     Responsibility for the supervision of bachelor and master theses
  •     Supporting existing lectures by preparing course material, conducting exercise sessions, etc.

Your profile

  •     Very good academic background with a completed master degree (or equivalent) preferably in one of the following fields of study: Business Administration, Information Systems, Systems Engineering, or Computer Science
  •     Highly committed and motivated personality with the aim of achieving top performance
  •     Very good English skills, additional knowledge of German would be an advantage
  •     Diligent and a committed team player with exceptional drive, creativity and interpersonal skills

Take the opportunity to join our team by submitting your complete application documents, including

  •     Cover Letter
  •     Curriculum Vitae
  •     Bachelor Degree (incl. grades)
  •     Master Degree (incl. grades)
  •     Other diplomas
  •     employment references

electronically no later than May 13, 2016. Applicants who are about to complete their degree are explicitly encouraged to apply.

Institute of Information Systems, Unit Information Engineering
Prof. Dr. Jens Dibbern, Engehaldenstrasse 8, 3012 Bern – Switzerland
Telefon: +41 (0) 31 631 87 39,

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