Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Life Sciences and
Head of Research Group for Knowledge Engineering / Lecturer in Computational Life Sciences
As one of Switzerland's largest multidisciplinary universities of applied sciences, the Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW has over 11,500 students and 3,000 faculty and staff.
The School of Life Sciences and Facility Management is located in an attractive setting in Wädenswil, which is situated on the Lake of Zurich. It is here that research and learning is carried out in the areas of Environment, Food Science, Health and Society. The Institute of Applied Simulation (IAS) has a team of around 40 employees in the following specialisations: Bio-Inspired Modeling & Learning Systems, Biomedical Simulation, Computa-tional Genomics, Predictive Analytics, Simulation & Optimization and Knowledge Engineering. The IAS is responsible for providing a solid grounding in MINT (Maths, IT, Natural Sciences and Technology) and for a wide range of courses in the areas of Computational Science (CS) at both BSc and MSc level.
From 1 January 2017 (or by arrangement) we are looking to recruit a
Main responsibilities include:
Design, planning, budgeting and implementation of the HPC infrastructure.
This challenging position requires a university degree in Information Technology or in a related area; a PhD is preferred. Applicants should have a high level of understanding and good knowledge of the IT infrastructure in the field of HPC, as well as familiarity with operating systems, system management, software for automation, cloud technologies, architecture, and technology for data backup. In addition, applicants should have a number of years' experience in the application of Big Data analysis methods. One of the challenges of this position is also project leadership, for which applicants should have proven experience in the implementation and acquisition of R&D projects. The successful applicant must be able to work at a highly independent level and will complement our project team through his/her willingness to approach interdisciplinary issues. One of the prerequisites for this job is that the applicant is willing to work in an interdisciplinary team and has the ability to acquire third-party funded research projects.
The Institute has an engaged, motivated team and an exciting, innovative working environment. This varied position provides you with many interesting opportunities and also enables you to take up an active role in the further development and positioning of Knowledge Engineering Group. The ideal candidate has a wide range of interests, is flexible, able to work under pressure and has good interpersonal skills. If you are reliable and independent, and used to taking responsibility in as well as leading a team, we would be pleased to hear from you.
Further information is available from Prof. Marcel Burkhard, Director of IAS, tel. 058 934 58 01 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply for this position, please send your application via the online tool to Yanik Brot, Human Resources Consultant..