Professor (m/f) Digital Life Sciences (80−100 %)

     
EmployerUniversity of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
School of Life Sciences, Institute for Medical and Analytical Technology
Published14 July 2017
Closing Date31 August 2017
WorkplaceMuttenz, North West Switzerland, Switzerland
CategoryLife Sciences
Computer Science / Telecom
Medicine / Pharmacology
PositionProfessorship
Occupation rate80% - 100%
Startthe earliest possible date

The University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland includes nine schools. We are looking for you to join the School of Life Sciences, Institute for Medical and Analytical Technology, in Muttenz, Switzerland, at the earliest possible date: Professor (m/f) Digital Life Sciences (80−100 %)

Description

Your tasks: As a member of the Institute for Medical and Analytical Technology, you will work in interdisciplinary teams with colleagues from across the School of Life Sciences to develop informatics solutions in the fields of diagnostics and therapeutic systems. The emphasis will be on precision medicine, point of care diagnostics, IT modelling and simulation of life science processes, interdisciplinary development and application of complex software as well as data acquisition methods. To this end, you will acquire project finance from industry and public funds, in addition to managing projects in collaboration with other institutions and research organisations. An extensive national and international network is therefore a key condition for success. In this position, you will act as interface and first point of contact f or internal and external experts. Furthermore, you will teach selected courses, both for the German language BSc as well as the MSc taught in English, and contribute to the further development of FHNW’s degree programmes.

Requirements

Your profile: You have combined background in computer science and medical/ natural science (with PhD in either) as well as several years’ R&D experience in the medical technology industry or in the pharmaceutical sector. Thanks to your contacts in medicine and industry and your scientific expertise in chemistry, biology or medicine, you can generate IT-based ideas and solutions for diagnostic and therapeutic issues. Furthermore, you should have a proven record of success in university teaching as well as talent for working with students and managing research projects. Given the international outlook of the university, a strong command of spoken and written English is vital, but you should also be able to teach in German. FHNW strongly encourages applications by women.

Address

Please send us your application before 31 August 2017 online via the respective announcement on www.fhnw.ch/offene-stellen to Andreas Flück, HR Manager. For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Erik Schkommodau, Head of Institute, P +41 61 228 54
Phone0041 (0)61 228 54 19.
Web www.fhnw.ch
 
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