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Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), a proud member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, is building a multidisciplinary research group in computer science synonymous with innovation, excellence and expertise.

We have employment and internship opportunities for talented professionals and outstanding students who are motivated by seeing their ideas transform from discovery to delivery. We welcome collaboration with global partners to share and transfer knowledge and expertise while making a difference.

We are currently looking to hire scientists and software engineers, post-docs and research associates in each of our research areas.  Click on the relevant category in left navigation panel to learn more.

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About Qatar

The State of Qatar is a peninsula surrounded by the waters of the Arabian Gulf and anchored to the mainland at its border with Saudi Arabia. The country is about 11,500 square kilometers, with archaeological evidence proving that the country was inhabited as early as the 4th century BCE. More than 100 nationalities live and work in harmony in the country of over 1.5 million people.

In July 2008, the country announced Qatar National Vision 2030, a set of strategic goals detailing exactly how it will direct vast revenues from its hydrocarbon resources for the next two decades. Qatar National Vision 2030 puts human capital and its further development through science, research and first-rate education – at the heart of everything the country strives to achieve.

About Qatar Foundation

Qatar Foundation is a private, chartered, non-profit organization, founded in 1995 by His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Amir of Qatar. Guided by the principle that a nation's greatest resource is the potential of its people, Qatar Foundation aims to develop that potential through a network of centers devoted to progressive education, research, and community welfare.

About QCRI

QCRI is a national research institute that conducts world-class, applied computing research by creating knowledge and supporting innovation in select areas of computing science that will have long-term relevance and lasting value for Qatar.

QCRI uses its expertise to implement Qatar’s national computing research strategy, and employs a unique, collaborative, and interdisciplinary approach with exceptional research and support staff equipped with outstanding tools and facilities shared between QCRI and other Qatari institutes.

For more information about QCRI, contact us at QCRI Info.  To learn more about the careers we offer, contact us at QCRI Careers.  All applicants are asked to submit their information by clicking on this link.  Applications will not be accepted via email. 

For technical or informational questions, please send an email to QCRI Careers with the name of the group to whom you’re directing your question, e.g. ALT, CS&E, Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Distributed Systems or Social Computing, in the subject line.

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Using Big Data To Understand Migrations

10/08/2014

FORBES Federico Guerrini, Contributor 8 August 2014 Monitoring migrations is not an easy task. While in today’s economy, survey data about economic confidence or public opinion are collected on a ...

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QCRI Takes Steps to Promote Arabic

07/08/2014

Gulf Times 7 August 2014 Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) is applying technology to speech recognition and machine translation to promote Arabic language, reports Foundation magazine. ...

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Closing the Arabic Language Gap Online

22/07/2014

Dr Stephan Vogel, Research Director, Arabic Language Technologies, Qatar Computing Research Institute, describes how his team is applying technology to speech recognition,
machine translation, and answering deep questions

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Upcoming Events

2014

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VLDB2014: 40th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases

Download ICS File 01/09/2014 - 05/09/2014, Hangzhou, China

VLDB is a premier annual international forum for data management and database researchers, vendors, practitioners, application developers, and users.

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31st IASP World Conference

Download ICS File 19/10/2014 - 22/10/2014, Qatar National Convention Centre, Doha, Qatar

The annual conference of the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP) is hosted by Qatar Science & Technology Park.

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EMNLP 2014: Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing

Download ICS File 25/10/2014 - 29/10/2014, Renaissance Hotel, Doha, Qatar

QCRI is the local host for EMNLP 2014. EMNLP is organized by SIGDAT, the Association for Computational Linguistics special interest group for linguistic data and corpus-based approaches to natural language processing.

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Press Releases

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To Make Your Mark in Computer Science Visit the QCRI Summer Internship Programme Open House

03/04/2014

Qatar Computing Research Institute to host student information session showcasing unique summer internship opportunities

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QCRI Organises Talk by the Inventor of the World Wide Web

17/03/2014

Doha, Qatar, 17 March 2014:  Just a quarter of a century since the birth of the World Wide Web, Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) has invited its inventor, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, to deliver a ...

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World’s Top Machine Learning and Data Analytics Experts Come to Qatar

02/03/2014

Joint Boeing and QCRI research symposium to highlight new approaches to valuable data extraction

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