PhD candidate in the area of Mobility Information Engineering

The Department of Cartography and Geoinformation is looking for a highly motivated PhD candidate in the area of Mobility Information Engineering at the Chair of Geoinformation Engineering (, starting at the earliest possible date.

PhD position – Mobility Information Engineering

The main objective of this PhD position is the development and testing of innovative computational methods for the analysis and simulation of human mobility based on spatio-temporal data. This research will be linked to the Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research – Efficient Technologies and Systems for Mobility (SCCER Mobility) and the SBB Green Class project ( The PhD project will be associated with the Mobility Information Engineering Lab ( and supervised by Prof. Dr. Martin Raubal (Chair of Geoinformation Engineering).

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 mobility. Knowledge of methods in spatial analysis as well as strong programming skills (e.g., Java, Python or C++) are required. The candidate must have good communication skills in English (oral and writing), be team-oriented and willing to work in an international environment.
For further information about the position, please contact Dr. David Jonietz at (no direct applications, please).
Applications including your 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 should be sent online to: ETH Zurich, Mrs. Corina Niescher, Human Resources, 8093 Zurich. Applications via email or regular mail will not be considered. Review of applications will begin on July 1st, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.