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Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Computational Energy

Università della Svizzera italiana

  • Department: Faculty of Informatics / Institute of Computational Science
  • City: Lugano
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 17 May 2017
  • Application Deadline: Saturday, 15 July 2017

Job Description

The Faculty of Informatics of the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), located in beautiful Lugano, Switzerland, invites young researchers to apply for an Assistant Professor position in Computational Energy. The position will be associated with the Institute of Computational Science (ICS).

The Faculty of Informatics at USI was established in October 2004 and offers BSc, MSc, and PhD degrees with an innovative, project-based, and interdisciplinary curriculum. The official teaching language of the Faculty is English. The Institute of Computational Science was established in 2008 and is one of the leading institutes in that field in Switzerland.

The successful candidate is expected to conduct world-class research and to contribute to teaching at all levels. Applicants with strong research records in the areas of modeling, simulation, and the development of numerical and computational methods are welcome. This includes, in particular, numerical methods and data assimilation techniques for partial differential equations. Close cooperation is expected with the "Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research, Supply of Electricity" (SCCER-SoE). Moreover, contributing to the ongoing cooperation of USI with the Swiss Supercomputing Center (CSCS) is desirable.

USI is committed to increasing the proportion of female professors, and therefore encourages female candidates to apply.

Basic requisites

  • PhD or equivalent

Applications with curriculum vitae, list of publications, names of three referees, and statements on research and teaching should be sent in electronic form to: CompEnergy@usi.ch.

Applications received by July 15, 2017 will be given priority.
Targeted starting date for the position is January 1, 2018.

General information about the Faculty of Informatics can be found at http://www.inf.usi.ch.
General information about the Institute of Computational Science can be found at http://ics.usi.ch.
General information on the SCCER-SoE can be found at http://sccer-soe.ch/.

Questions concerning the position can be addressed to the Dean's office: decanato.inf@usi.ch