PhD position on Gaze-Based Interaction with Maps


The GeoGazeLab at the Institute of Cartography and Geoinformation is offering a PhD position on Gaze-Based Interaction with Maps.

The PhD project on Intention-Aware Gaze-Based Assistance on Maps (IGAMaps), funded by the Swiss National Science  Foundation, targets gaze-based interaction with maps based on the recognition of map users activities and intentions.

The ideal candidate must have a Master or Diploma degree in Computer Science / Geomatics / Geoinformatics or related fields, as well as a strong research interest in human-computer interaction. Knowledge of methods in machine learning, probabilistic and semantic modeling, inferential statistics, as well as strong programming skills (e.g., Java or C++) are required. Background or experience in eye tracking, cartography, geographic information science, or related topics is a significant plus. The candidate must have excellent communication skills in English (oral and writing), be  team-oriented and willing to work in an international environment.

For further information about the position, please contact Dr. Peter Kiefer, E-Mail: (no applications). The PhD project will be associated with the GeoGazeLab ( and supervised by Prof. Dr. Martin Raubal (Chair of Geoinformation Engineering).

Applications with cover letter, cv, 2-3 references, diplomas and work certificates should be sent online with attention to: ETH Zurich, Mrs. Corina Niescher, Human Resources, CH-8093 Zurich. Review of applications will begin on 4 January  2016, and continue until the position is filled. The start date for the position is on or before April 1, 2016.

you can apply online at this address:


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