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Research Assistant Position in Pervasive Computing and Law (m/w/d)

70% (unlimited,)

Your tasks

Pervasive computing not only impacts our daily social interactions with technology but has also legal implications. In this position, the focus of this position rests on investigating the interaction between technology and law within an interdisciplinary team of computer science researchers and legal scholars. You would be investigating the legal theoretical framework in the context of pervasive computing, creating novel methods to enable users of technology to design their legal context, and creating prototypes to demonstrate and evaluate your research. 

Your profile

  • A university-level Master's degree in Computer Science or a related subject
  • A Certificate of Advanced Studies (or equivalent) in the legal domain, where a university-level Bachelor's or Master's degree in Law is a plus
  • Ability and motivation to investigate complex legal issues that arise from the use of technology
  • Confidence and independence in designing and implementing proof of concept systems
  • Experience with systems in the artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, and robotics domains is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • An international mindset paired with a high ambition to excel in research, teaching, and academic service
  • A rising track record in peer-reviewed research in the respective topic area is a plus
  • Experience in supervising student projects and teaching university-level courses is a plus
  • Industry and/or practical legal experience is a plus
The Interactions Research Group (http://interactions.ics.unisg.ch/) at the University of St.Gallen explores interactions among devices and people in ubiquitous computing environments. Our focus is on the integration of physical things into the Web, on increasing the autonomy of Web-enabled devices and on making interactions of connected devices intelligible for people.

We offer

sport & wellbeing

sport & wellbeing

food & drink @ HSG

food & drink @ HSG

further education

further education

childcare services

childcare services

flexible working hours

flexible working hours

various events

various events

For further information, please contact

Simon Mayer
Full-Professor
Phone: 079 924 15 30
simon.mayer@unisg.ch

«We are looking forward to your application for a Research Assistant position in our research group.»


Arbana Nuhiji
Fachfrau Personalrecruiting und -beratung
Tel: +41 71 224 35 36
arbana.nuhiji@unisg.ch

«I am delighted that you are interested in this position at our University and would be pleased to meet you soon.»

Your place of work

University of St.Gallen

«A place where knowledge is created» - As one of Europe's leading universities of economics and business administration, the University of St.Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, is committed to the education of over 8800 students. The HSG is one of the largest employers in the region and provides an attractive and innovative environment for more than 3300 researchers, educators and professional staff.