ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciencesis one of the largest and most productive universities of applied sciences in Switzerland, with more than 11'000 students enrolled in a total of 26 Bachelor's degree programmes and 13 consecutive Master's programmes.
As one of the leading Engineering Faculties in Switzerland, the ZHAW School of Engineering (SoE)emphasises topics which will be relevant in the future. Our 13 institutes and centres guarantee superior-quality education, research and development with an emphasis on the areas of energy, mobility and health.
The Institute of Data Analysis and Process Design (IDP)is integrated in the SoE. Its focuses comprise the analysis, modelling and optimization of complex technical, social, economic and environmental systems. IDP is currently looking for a
Research Associate (m/f) in condition based and predictive maintenance of energy and transportation systems (80-100%)
As a successful candidate you will contribute your expertise to our applied research projects in the field of condition based and predictive maintenance of energy and transportation systems. Your tasks will include:
- Developing, evaluating and implementing procedures, analytical models and algorithms for detection, diagnostics and prognostics of impending failures for energy and transportation systems based on operation, condition monitoring and failure data
- Combining engineering knowledge with predictive analytics
- Developing approaches for systems with scarce data on system condition
- Executing and taking responsibility of R&D activities in cooperation with our industrial partners
We are looking for applicants with degree (MSc or PhD) in engineering, applied mathematics or physics. Experience in condition based and predictive maintenance is beneficial. Programming experience is required; preferably in Matlab or python. Fluent command of English (both written and spoken) is mandatory and knowledge in German is beneficial. We encourage applications from proactive and self-motivated candidates with strong problem solving abilities, good communication skills and out-of-the-box thinking.
The collaboration with industrial partners in interdisciplinary innovative research projects will provide an exciting and rewarding working environment.
ZHAW is an equal opportunity employer and encourages particularly female applicants to apply.
Do you have any questions about this position?
For more information, please contact Dr. Olga Fink, Senior Lecturer, Tel. +41 58 934 4952, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit for further information http://idp.zhaw.ch.
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.