Stelleninserat ZHAW

Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW is one of Switzerland’s largest multidisciplinary universities of applied sciences, with over 12,000 students and 3,000 faculty and staff.

As one of the leading Engineering Faculties in Switzerland, the ZHAW School of Engineering emphasises topics which will be relevant in the future. Our 13 institutes and centres guarantee superior-quality education, research and development with a focus on the areas of energy, mobility, information and health.

The Institute of Applied Technology (InIT), located in the center of Winterthur, is nationally and internationally recognized in the following fields: Distributed Software Systems, Human-Information Interaction, Information Engineering, Information Security und Service Engineering. In collaboration with our partners in industry and academia we research and develop intelligent information technology, software and systems. In addition, we operate specific labs in several areas, including Cloud Computing, Service Prototyping, Data Science, Visual Computing, Mobile Usability, ICT-Accessibility and Security Analysis and Testing. To supplement our team, we are looking for highly motivated (full-time or part-time).

Engineers (f/m) in Computer Science or Information Technology as Research Assistants

Your responsibilities:

  • Contributing to our applied research projects (specification, research, development, documentation, technology transfer) in collaboration with our partners from industry and academia
  • Development of software and services using different technologies and programming lan-guages for different target server and client platforms
  • Publication of results in the form of scientific papers, demonstrators and open source software
  • Occasionally supporting lecturers in teaching (e.g. during exercises and labs)

The successful candidate has finished a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science (or similar) at a research university or a university of applied sciences within the last two years. He or she must demonstrate some prior experience in at least one of the competence fields of the institute (e.g., coursework or project work). We expect a good command as well as a passion for programming. Good communication skills in English and in German are an asset for the work in multidisciplinary teams. A high level of ambition and willingness to take ownership and responsibility is very well considered.

We offer a competitive, technically stimulating, and exciting environment. In addition, we provide intellectual liberty and competitive compensation based on Swiss standards.

The position is provisionally limited to one year, but could be renewed for a maximum of three years upon mutual agreement. This is an entry level position, suitable for a recent graduate.

For additional information about the position please contact the Head of Institute, Prof. Dr. Marc Rennhard, marc.rennhard@zhaw.ch or visit for further information www.zhaw.ch/init.

Are you interested? If you would like to apply, please use the online platform to send us your complete application, attn. Esther Huber, HR Consultant in Winterthur.