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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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Dr. Ashraf Aboulnaga named Distinguished Scientist by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)


Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE AR-SA MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is the world's leading scientific and educational association for computing ...

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QCRI's AIDR (Artificial Intelligence for Disaster Response), has been awarded the Grand Prize for the 2015 Open Source Software System Challenge


QCRI’s humanitarian technology, AIDR (Artificial Intelligence for Disaster Response), has been awarded the Grand Prize for the 2015 Open Source Software System Challenge! Congrats to the entire team ...

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QCRI Launches Custom Braille Keyboard for the Visually Impaired


The Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), one of Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU) three specialized national research institutes, has developed a custom keyboard for iOS that enables ...

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Upcoming Events


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Using Maps to Change the World

Download ICS File 29/11/2015 , Qatar Red Crescent Headquarters, 1st floor, Al Salata (Doha) (Parking is near the old Movenpick Hotel)

Maps connect us, help us navigate and tell stories about our communities, our world. CrisisMapping is a growing global space with humanitarians and technical communities joining to use maps for ...

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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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Past Events


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Django Girls Workshop for Women

Download ICS File 21/11/2015 , Tornado Tower, 5th Floor - Events Hall

If you are a female and you want to learn how to make websites, we have good news for you! We are holding a one-day workshop for beginners! It will take place on 21st of November in Doha . We believe...

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News Releases

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Qatar Computing Research Institute Welcomes New Batch of Students to Summer Internship Programme


Hands-On Programme Offers Undergraduate Students An Opportunity To Conduct Research And Gain Real-World Experience Doha, Qatar, 02 June 2015 - Enjoying its fourth consecutive year of success, the ...

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Dr Farnam Jahanian joins Qatar Computing Research Institute's Scientific Advisory Committee


The Provost of Carnegie Mellon University Brings A Wealth Of Knowledge And Expertise To Qatar Foundation-Based Research Institute

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Qatar Computing Research Institute Boosts Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts with High-Tech Digital Initiatives


Doha, Qatar, May 25 2015: Emergency responders are still dealing with the fallout of Nepal’s two devastating earthquakes and using advanced technology and platforms, some of which have been developed...

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