The Databases and Information Systems research group at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Basel, is currently seeking applications for three fully funded PhD positions in Advanced Data Management (100%) for a duration of four years. These positions are available for immediate occupancy and will remain open until all positions have been filled.
The research group's focus is on Polypheny, an innovative multi-model database system that follows the concept of an advanced polystore system. Polypheny integrates multiple data models, such as relational, graph, and document, along with query languages, providing polyglot access to diverse data stores. The project is embedded within the Polypheny-DDI (Distributed Data Infrastructure) project, which is supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation and aims to provide support for Data Science applications.
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The University of Basel provides a rich academic environment, offering a wide range of programs at undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. Its international outlook is reflected in its partnerships with institutions worldwide, fostering a vibrant multicultural community. The university's dedication to academic excellence, combined with its historical significance and modern research initiatives, positions it as a leading institution in the global academic landscape.
Candidates should submit their application including a motivation letter, CV, all relevant documents (MSc diploma, transcript of records), the name of at least one referee, a summary of their software development experience and, if available, their github handle via our online recruiting platform (see button below). If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Heiko Schuldt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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