FYI — Post-doc in Mobility Information Engineering

Post-doc in Mobility Information Engineering

100%, Zurich, temporary

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

Job description

The main objective of this Post-doc position is the development, implementation and testing of innovative computational methods for the analysis, simulation and forecasting of human mobility based on spatio-temporal data. The Post-doc will be leading the Mobility Information Engineering Lab (, engage in multi-disciplinary research within the context of the Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research – Efficient Technologies and Systems for Mobility (SCCER Mobility) and related projects, and contribute to the teaching activities at the Chair of Geoinformation Engineering. The Post-doc position will be supervised by Prof. Dr. Martin Raubal (Chair of Geoinformation Engineering).

Your profile

The ideal candidate must have a doctoral degree in Geomatics, Computer Science, Information Science, Data Science or related fields, as well as a strong research interest in sustainable mobility. Strong quantitative and analytical skills, as well as knowledge of methods in spatial analysis and machine learning, and strong programming skills (e.g., Java, Python or C++) are required. Knowledge of GIS and spatial databases is a plus. The candidate must have excellent communication skills in English (oral and writing), be team-oriented and willing to work in an international environment. We explicitly encourage female candidates to apply.

ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.


We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents: application letter, CV, short statement of research interests, full academic records, such as Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees, and names and addresses of at least two references. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

For further information about the position, please contact Prof. Dr. Martin Raubal at (no applications).