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QCRI offers a unique opportunity for a strong career spanning academic and applied research in the areas of Arabic language technologies including natural language processing, information retrieval and machine translation, cloud computing, data analytics including data mining and machine learning, distributed systems, cyber security, scientific computing, and social computing.

Our research environment is open and collaborative in a state-of-the-art setting. Many of our researchers hold PhDs, are well-published and have participated in numerous industry events globally. Our teams comprise more than 85 scientists and engineers from nearly 30 countries.

We invite talented local, regional and international scientists and software engineers to apply to work with our team of world-class research colleagues and develop innovative computing solutions that tackle the tough challenges society faces today.

         

Principal Scientist (15 years post PhD)
The Principal Scientist is a senior departmental leader within QCRI who is responsible for leading and conducting scientific research work of strategic importance to Qatar. The Principal Scientist will have primary responsibility for defining the methodology for conducting research and for evaluating research results in order to ensure the highest standards of practice and research quality, while aligning research activities with QCRI’s mission and vision. The candidate must be a mature scientist with both theoretical and applied skills. A PhD in Computer Science from a top-tier institution and a strong record of major accomplishments and publications are required.

Senior Scientist (10 years post PhD)/Scientist (3 years post PhD)
Senior scientists and scientists are expected to contribute towards the research efforts of QCRI and to develop research expertise to tackle the research challenges in the areas mentioned above. The scientist will work as part of a research team, collaborating with peer researchers and software engineers to develop solutions, necessary prototypes, and intellectual property in the form of disclosures and patent applications. A PhD in computer science from a top-tier institution and a strong record of major accomplishments and publications are required.

Senior Software Engineer (minimum 9 years experience) /Software Engineer (minimum 6 years experience)
Senior Software Engineers and Software Engineers will lead and be actively involved with researchers in the analysis, design, development, and implementation of application systems developed in-house. They will establish technical objectives, design and execute work-plans, and manage software development projects as appropriate. Minimum requirements are a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field and a minimum of six years (senior software engineer) or three years (software engineer) of progressive and directly-related experience.

Post Doctoral Researcher (0 - 2 years post PhD)
Qatar Computing Research Institute offers post doctoral positions to qualified candidates in our six focus areas of computing research: Arabic Language Technologies, Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Distributed Systems, Social Computing, and Computational Science & Engineering. Post docs are employed for a defined term of two years, contingent on satisfactory performance assessed annually, with the possibility of extending by one additional year. The candidate must be a mature scientist with theoretical and applied skills. A PhD in Computer Science from a top-tier institution and a record of notable achievements is required.

If you are interested and fulfill the stated criteria, please click here to apply. Only qualified applicants will be notified.  Applications will not be accepted via email.

For more information, please contact QCRI Careers.

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Events

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QCRI's Creative Space launches free after-school computing courses for teenagers

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We offer an App Inventor Course in Arabic for students aged 13-15 and an Arduino Programming Course in English for students aged 14-18. Courses are free. Please register quickly as places are limited.

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21/11/2017

Chief scientist among only 43 scientists globally - and the only one from the Middle East - to be selected for the honor in 2017.

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