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Research Assistant Position in Eye Tracking Data Analysis and Machine Learning

100%, Zurich, temporary

The Mobiliar Lab for Analytics is dedicated to investigating and improving human-machine interactions by the means of digital interventions and advanced analytics. It is a joint venture of the Swiss Mobiliar Insurance and ETH Zurich and is part of ETH's Chair of Technology Marketing in the Department of Management, Technology, and Economics (MTEC). The lab is hiring a Research Assistant in Eye Tracking Data Analysis and Machine Learning.

Job description

The research assistant will focus on a project aimed at the validation of eye tracking data generated during past experiments, the design of feature extraction pipelines and the training of machine learning models using the validated eye tracking data.
The project will start in July 2020, at the earliest. The length of the project is 8 weeks.

Your profile

Applicants should have successfully completed (or be about to complete) a Master degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics or a related field combined with solid experience in data analytics and machine learning. They have proven experience in working with Python or R. They are fluent in English and have a good knowledge (or higher) of German. Previous experience with eye tracking data analysis and their use in machine learning modeling is an advantage. We offer the chance of challenging and responsible work in an young and interdisciplinary team. 

ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.
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We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents:

  • CV and a short motivation letter
  • Copy of university degree and 1-2 reference letters

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

Further information about the Mobiliar Lab for Analytics at ETH can be found on our website Questions regarding the position should be directed to Mara Nägelin by email: (no applications). 

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