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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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Six Ways Social Media is Changing the World

11/04/2016

Around the world, billions of us use social media every day, and that number just keeps growing. In fact, it’s estimated that by 2018, 2.44 billion people will be using social networks, up from ...

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AI helps answer thousands of health queries in Zambia via SMS

10/04/2016

For many people in Zambia with health queries, sending a text message is the best way to get it answered. U-report, a free SMS-based service set up by UNICEF and run by volunteers, receives many ...

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What Does the Future of Automated Fact-Checking Look Like?

07/04/2016

DURHAM, N.C. — There’s nothing new about trying to correct the record in real time. Even a couple of decades ago, campaign aides would walk through the press sections at debates, circulating freshly ...

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2016

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Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2016 (ARC'16)

Download ICS File 22/03/2016  - 23/03/2016 ,

The Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2016 (ARC’16) will be held on 22nd and 23rd March,2016 at the Qatar National Convention Center. The conference aims to advance Qatar’s ambitious ...

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Coding is Cool 2016

Download ICS File 21/03/2016 , QNCC Room 215-217

Organized by Qatar Computing Research Institute and MIT-Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

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Self-Driving Cars Are Coming - Public Talk by Daniela Rus

Download ICS File 20/03/2016 , QNCC Room 215-217

Abstract: We spend a lot of time in out cars, yet this is a part of our lives where we have been vulnerable to the world's leading cause of bodily harm. Now, the digitization of practically ...

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QCRI’s ‘guilt by association’ tool targets suspicious domains

18/04/2016

A group of scientists at the Hamad bin Khalifa University’s Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) has invented a new tool to identify unknown malicious domains by using a real-life “...

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QCRI research on viral social media events shows people ‘flock like birds’

07/04/2016

New research developed by QCRI has shown that people behave like schools of fish or flocks of birds when events go viral on social media. The research, led by Dr Javier Borge-Holthoefer, with ...

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Messi makes rare moves but Ronaldo ‘just another player’, QCRI research finds

07/04/2016

Lionel Messi is an extraordinary footballer whose on-field manoeuvres are rare, whereas Cristiano Ronaldo moves in similar ways to scores of other players, new QCRI research has found. The findings ...

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