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PhD Student in Computer Science and Circular Economy at BFH and University of Bern

'What I particularly love about my job are the super-exciting projects. I'm right at the heart of them and lead them from initialization to implementation.' Priscilla Caliandro

PhD Student in Computer Science and Circular Economy at BFH and University of Bern

60 % / Fixed-term for 3 years with option for extension / Biel and Bern / Start date by arrangement
To start with, here are some of our strong points
  • An almost unbelievably large variety of themes and topics and a great mix of research and teaching.
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  • Plenty of contact with eager young people from all over the world who are set on achieving things.
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  • Curiosity is what we want, oodles of it. Plus, lots of independence and autonomy.
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  • Responsibility in hugely exciting projects for the future attracting attention beyond the professional world.
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  • Easy exchanging of views and ideas, also across the divisional boundaries.
And here are even more good reasons to opt for BFH
What you'll be doing here
  • The PhD position is focused on leveraging digitalization for circular strategies in the solar industry
  • Development of both theoretical concepts and practical platform systems to facilitate the identification and possibly tracking of photovoltaic (PV) systems along different lifecycle stages
  • Investigation of currently applied product identifiers using the example of PVs and possibilities to connect these to digital repositories
  • Validation and testing of proposed and developed concepts in several pilot projects to assess their effectiveness and impact
  • Analysis and evaluation of data sets to identify trends and create new knowledge
  • Active participation in research activities and supervision of bachelor students
What you'll bring with you
  • Masters in computer science or business informatics or related fields
  • Knowledge and experience in digital technologies for data collection, integration, and analysis, as well as awareness and motivation to dive into emerging decentralized technologies
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize effectively, while also fostering interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Ability to work in a team and together with industry partners
  • Interested in the use of modern software engineering systems and approaches
  • Strong communication and writing skills in English required, enabling effective collaboration and the preparation of scientific publications and reports; German is a plus
School of Engineering and Computer Science

In the School of Engineering and Computer Science we don't move with the times, mostly we are a bit ahead of them! We find it fascinating what benefits technology can have in people's everyday lives. We gain knowledge through research and joint projects with industry and business. This exchange brings about cutting-edge insights that we continually share with students.

Doing something meaningful in a fascinating environment and with an outlook to the future: a job at Bern University of Applied Sciences makes perfect sense. We’re busy researching, developing and virtually bending our minds to come up with practical solutions for business, culture and people in Bern, in Switzerland and all over the world. Apart from being incredibly interesting, this is also a lot of fun, and we get to learn a lot as well. This cutting-edge knowledge benefits all who are studying here or doing part-time continuing education courses. We have great plans for the future: We join forces to make an effective contribution to a sustainable, digitally literate and health-conscious society. This is how we create great prospects for your future work with us.

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