Research Associate in the area of Resilience Engineering and Risk Assessment 30 - 80 %
ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Winterthur, Switzerland  
vor 9 Std.
source : Academic Media Group International AB

To enhance our team, we are looking for an enthusiastic team player with a suitable university degree.

School : School of Engineering

Starting date : Immediately or by agreement

Your role

  • Research and acquisition of national and international projects in the area of Resilience Engineering and Risk Assessment.
  • Development of the strategic subject of resilience engineering of socio-technical systems as regards new technologies and sustainability

  • Working on content or methodological contributions in this field; presentation of project results at (inter)national conferences and in scientific publications
  • Lecturing in various capacities and in continuing education courses (including Risk Management and Risk Assessment); supervising project, BSc and MSc theses (teaching accounting for up to 20%)
  • Project management and specialist supervision of assistants; supervision of degree theses
  • Your profile

    We are looking for a motivated and communicative team-player who shows great commitment and initiative and who has a university degree with a dissertation in the area of Risk Management, Safety Engineering, Natural Sciences, Engineering Sciences or a related field.

    You bring knowledge in the area of Resilience Engineering and Risk Assessment and, in addition, you have experience and an excellent track record in industry or at a university.

    You enjoy passing your knowledge and experience on to students; teaching experience at university level is desirable. Fluent business German and English round off your profile.

    You bring the methodological foundations in the above-named areas and you are well versed in writing scientific publications.

    You have also been involved in the successful acquisition and the conducting of research projects and you have a solid network in research, the public sector and in business.

    Your ability to think and act in an analytical, conceptual and entrepreneurial manner is outstanding. As well as being a pro-active person with sound social competence, you are flexible and independent and you enjoy working on interdisciplinary, demanding, future-oriented issues.

    Have we piqued your interest? We look forward to receiving your full application only via our online platform.

    The School of Engineering is endeavouring to increase the number of women it employs. Applications from women are therefore particularly desirable.

    This is what we stand for

    ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences is one of the major multidisciplinary universities of applied sciences in Switzerland, with over 13,000 students and around 3,000 employees.

    As one of the leading engineering faculties in Switzerland, the School of Engineering (SoE) is concerned with forward-looking fields of future relevance.

    Focusing on energy, mobility, information and health, our 14 institutes and centres guarantee superior-quality education, research and development.

    The interdisciplinary Institute of Sustainable Development (INE) observes technological, economic and social changes and their complex interactions from a sustainability perspective.

    The Risk Management / Technology Assessment research team is responsible for continuing education within the MAS in Integrated Risk Management, carries out research and teaches in the areas of resilience engineering, technology assessment, the recycling economy and sustainability.

    What you can expect

    We offer working conditions and terms of employment commensurate with higher education institutions and actively promote personal development for staff in leadership and non-leadership positions.

    A detailed description of advantages and benefits can be found at Working at the ZHAW. The main points are listed below :

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  • Dr. Christian Zipper

    Head of Research in Risk Management / Technology Assessment

    christian.zipper zhaw.ch

    tanja.bucher zhaw.ch

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