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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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Past Events


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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 BrailleEasy app launched on iOS store


BrailleEasy, a custom one-handed Braille keyboard developed by the Qatar Computing Research Institute, is now available on the iOS App Store. The Braille keyboard was developed by Barbara Šepič, ...

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QCRI researcher jointly develops new film-making technique


 A scientist at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), a division of Hamad bin Khalifa University, has jointly developed technology that can recreate films and portraits in the style of ...

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QCRI launches RHEEM big data app


The Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), a division of Hamad bin Khalifa University, has launched an application that can draw insights from big data across many software platforms. The ...

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