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Postdoctoral Researcher at ETH Zurich in the area of blockchain technology

posted on 20 February 2017

ETH Zurich’s Professorship for Computational Social Science (Prof. Dirk Helbing) is recruiting a
Postdoctoral Researcher in the area of blockchain technology.
We are looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher in the area of blockchain technology with a particular focus on applications in the fields of IoT and marketplaces for digital currencies.
The ideal candidate shall pursue exciting research & development in systems, blockchain, decentralized networks and IoT and some of the following areas like cryptocurrencies, financial markets, the sharing economy and digital marketplaces. The work will be performed within the European project "FuturICT 2.0“, which explores the future of digital societies and markets over the coming three years. During this period, we will build a pilot application and aim at integrating it with the nervousnet.
Candidates are required to have a PhD in a relevant field (e.g. systems), proven technical knowledge and fluent in at least one programming language such as Java, Java-Script, C++, or GO. Exposure or hands-on experience to Solidity, Web3.JS, NodeJS are beneficial. Previous experience with decentralized processing of sensor data streams is also a plus.
The candidate must also possess excellent English language skills, social skills, team spirit, and international experience, and must be able and willing to work in a highly interdisciplinary environment.


Further information about the COSS team and the position can be found at In case of specific questions please contact Stefan Klauser by email (no applications).


We look forward to receiving your online application (via the “apply now” button below) including a short motivational letter, your CV and exam documents (A-levels, bachelor, master or diploma, and PhD). Please submit your application until March 31st, 2017 and address it to: ETH Zurich, Olivier Meyrat, Human Resources, CH-8092 Zurich. Applications via email or mail will not be considered. Later applications will also be reviewed until the position is filled. The successful candidate is expected to start working in Zurich as soon as possible, preferably until June 1st 2017.


Apply now via this link: