Professor of Computer Science (Medical Informatics)

ETH Zurich
Zurich, Canton of Zürich (CH)
March 20 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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The Department of Computer Science ( at ETH Zurich invites applications for a professorship with a focus on Medical Informatics.

Applicants should have an excellent record of internationally recognized research, which demonstrates a strong link to core computer science (machine learning and information systems) and applications in medicine and life science applications, especially in computational medicine, ubiquitous health monitoring, intelligent decision support systems and Biomedical data analysis/management. The computer science expertise of the successful candidate may be in the areas of data analytics, data management, cloud computing, computational medicine, possibly complemented by computational science or medical imaging.

The professor is expected to establish and lead a research group in the Department of Computer Science at ETH Zurich with close links to the University Hospital Zurich and other medical centers in Switzerland and beyond. Moreover, she/he shall supervise doctoral candidates, teach courses in her/his own field of research, and participate in core courses of computer science. In addition to contributing to core computer science research the professorship is expected to play a significant role in the Personalized Medicine efforts of ETH Zurich and to establish collaborations with scientists in the life science and engineering disciplines.

The expectation is to fill the position with a tenured professor but excellent applications at the assistant professor level (tenure track) will also be considered. Assistant professorships have been established to promote the careers of younger scien­tists. ETH Zurich implements a tenure track system equivalent to other top international universities.

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Applications include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications with the three most important ones marked, a statement of future research and teaching interests, and a description of the three most important achievements. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Lino Guzzella. The closing date for applications is 30 April 2018. ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. We specifically encourage women to apply.