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[PVS] Senior Researcher / Researcher in Service Engineering / CloudComputing



The Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) is one of the largest multi-
disciplinary Universities of Applied Sciences in Switzerland with roughly 9000 
students enrolled in a total of 24 Bachelor’s degree and 12 consecutive Master’s 
programs. One differentiating feature of ZHAW is its focus on industry co-
innovation represented by 30 research institutes across 8 schools.

The Institute of Applied Information Technology (InIT) of the School of 
Engineering is currently looking for a

“Senior Researcher/Researcher in Service Engineering/Cloud Computing” 

The successful candidate will conduct cutting-edge research in the area of 
Service Engineering / Cloud Computing. More precisely, InIT is currently working 
towards a Cloud Computing Competence Center for collaborative co-innovation with 
the Swiss high-tech SME sector covering the full range of aspects inherent to 
the Cloud Computing stack that is Software-as-a-Service, Platform-as-a-Service, 
and Infrastructure-as-a-Service. Typical assignments are (not limited to):

- Research in the area of Cloud Computing
- Collaboration with Swiss high-tech SMEs in co-innovation projects
- Definition, acquisition, and leadership of research proposals / projects
- Supervision of student projects and research assistants
- Publishing in national and international conferences, magazines, and journals

Applicants must have a degree in Computer Science, or related study, with 
excellent results in relevant disciplines. Willingness to engage and demonstrate 
applied research is a prerequisite. The ideal candidate will have a passion for 
computer communications, distributed systems, Internet technologies combined 
with a solid background in software development and Open Source Software.

Knowledge of English is a prerequisite for application, German is an advantage. 
Most people in Switzerland can communicate conveniently in English. We expect 
the candidate to be an internationally oriented, enthusiastic computer engineer 
that enjoys working in teams with a healthy mix of scientific and applied 
ambition. In return we provide intellectual liberty, opportunities for applied 
industrial collaboration, and competitive compensation based on Swiss standards.

For further information please contact
Thomas Michael Bohnert,
eMail: thomas.bohnert@zhaw.ch

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