The Faculty of Science at the University of Zurich invites applications for an Associate or Full Professor in Data Science for Sciences to join us.
Through her/his research activities in the Institute for Computational Science on the Irchel Campus, the successful candidate should demonstrate the benefits of data science and modern data analytics for Sciences, with a preference in Earth, Space and/or Environmental Sciences.
Her/his expertise in data science could cover for instance: computer science, machine learning, optimization, signal processing, advanced statistics.
Her/his research applications could be for instance: satellite remote sensing, atmospheric science, oceanography, hydrology, glaciology, planetary science, ecology and evolution.
Her/his activities at the Institute for Computational Science should in particular help demonstrating how open-source scientific software, data digitalization or new collaborative approaches (e.g. hackathon, data challenges) contribute to a successful interdisciplinary research.
Candidates for this data science position should be either
- an outstanding domain scientist with a proven track record in developing computational methods and applying modern data analytics in her/his field;
- an outstanding data scientist with a proven track record in the proposed fields of application and a strong motivation for advancing knowledge in Earth, Space and/or Environmental Sciences.