University of Bern

PhD Student and Research Assistant in the field of Information Systems and Intelligent Decision Support

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The Information Management Unit at the Institute of Information Systems at the University of Bern is dedicated to the opportunities and challenges of digitalization in business, society, and administration.

We are looking for a committed candidate to strengthen our team at the earliest possible date. The position is part of an interdisciplinary project funded by the SNSF on the possibilities of intelligent, data-driven decision support in the field of legal tech. The project is also integrated into the Research Centre "Law and Digitalization" (


  • You actively and responsibly develop an ambitious research project
  • You publish scientific findings at internationally recognized conferences as well as in leading journals
  • You supervise courses and support the Institute's work


  • An excellent Master's degree from an accredited university, preferably in information systems, business administration with a technical focus, or a comparable course of study
  • High interest in research in the field of information systems
  • High aspiration for delivering excellent results
  • Flexible, autonomous, and structured working style
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills as well as creativity
  • Excellent German and/or English skills

We offer

  • Exciting and challenging tasks in research, teaching, and industry work
  • Pleasant working atmosphere and high quality of life in Bern
  • Attractive remuneration
  • Supervision during Doctorate studies
  • Participation in renowned scientific conferences
  • Possibility of didactic training


Additional information about the Institute can be found at

Information on doctoral studies and admission requirements at the WISO Faculty of the University of Bern can be found at:

If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Dr. Christian Matt ( Please send your application electronically via the application form or by e-mail to You will receive a confirmation of receipt shortly.

Job details

PhD Student and Research Assistant in the field of Information Systems and Intelligent Decision Support
Hochschulstrasse 4 Bern, Switzerland
Application deadline
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