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Assistant Professor (tenure track) in industrial automation

17.01.2020 | Employee | 100%

Assistant Professor (tenure track) in industrial automation

The University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland Valais (HES-SO Valais) has over 2,800 students in 10 degree programmes. With its 9 research institutes, it contributes effectively to the innovation, the economic and social development and the creation of jobs in the Valais.

The School of Engineering is currently looking for an



Assistant Professor (tenure track) in industrial automation

to join our team at the new Energypolis Campus in Sion.

Position description

- Teach Automation and Regulation at Bachelor's and continuing education level in the Systems Engineering programme

  • Build relationships with the professional and scientific community and promote the results of your activities
  • Acquire, develop and manage R&D projects at the Institute of Systems Engineering

Selection criteria


  • University degree or equivalent. PhD an advantage
  • At least 5 years' relevant industrial experience
  • Excellent knowledge of control and regulation systems, industry 4.0, adaptive process control or robotics
  • Ability to teach technical subjects at Bachelor's and Master's level
  • Independent and proactive acquisition and management of research projects
  • Mother tongue French or German with very good knowledge of the second language and of




Place of work


Starting date

July 2020

This position is limited to a maximum of six years and may lead to a permanent position as Professor UAS.

For further information please contact Gaëtan Cherix, director of the School of Engineering (gaetan. cherix@hevs.ch).

Please submit your application including resume online on our website www.hevs.ch/job by 31 January

2020. Only online applications will be considered.

HES-SO Valais-Wallis - rte du Rawil 47 - case postale 2134 - 1950 Sion 2

+41 58 606 85 11 - info@hevs.ch - www.hevs.ch

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