[ecoop-info] Open position for one professorship (tenure-track associate or full) - University of Lugano

Mauro Prevostini mauro.prevostini at usi.ch
Tue Jul 6 11:45:49 CEST 2010

Università della Svizzeria Italiana (University of Lugano)
Faculty of Informatics
Institute for Computational Science (ICS)

* Open position for one professorship (tenure-track associate or full) *
* *

The University of Lugano (Switzerland) invites applications from 
candidates of international research standing for Full or Associate 
Professor positions in “High Performance Methods in Computational Science”.

The successful candidate will have the task of doing research and 
teaching in scientific computing / computational science. Competence in 
scientific computing / computational science with emphasis on high 
performance methods is expected. This includes software, modelling, 
analysis and parallel computing. The successful candidate will have the 
possibility to perform research at the ICS in a close working 
relationship with the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre.

Research and teaching expertise in one or more of the following areas is 
- Stochastic processes and/or high dimensional problems in computational 
science (e.g. in mathematical finance or for uncertain systems)
- Optimization and optimal control for continuous or discrete models 
(e.g. in life sciences or for networks)
- Complex phenomena on multiple scales (e.g. climate simulation or 
material science)
- Fluid dynamics or fluid-structure interaction (e.g. in engineering or 
medical applications)
- Adaptive methods and approximation for parallel computing (e.g. in 
continuum or fluid mechanics)
- Computational Science & Engineering or Computational Mathematics

Basic requisites
- PhD or equivalent
- Substantial publication record
- Scientific and teaching expertise in scientific computing

The following documents should be sent in electronic form (preferably in 
PDF format) to ics_submission at unisi.ch:
- application letter addressed to the Dean of the Faculty,
- a detailed CV/résumé and publication list, together with copy of any 
relevant degree diploma, and teaching and professional experience records,
- list of the 3 most representative publications (copies of publications 
not easily accessible),
- names and addresses of 3 references.

**** Closing date for application is September 30, 2010. *****

The University of Lugano specifically encourages female candidates to 
apply with a view towards increasing the proportion of female professors.

General information about the Faculty of Informatics of the University 
of Lugano can be found at www.inf.usi.ch.

Information about the Institute of Computational Science can be found at 

Questions concerning the open position should be addressed to 
rolf.krause at usi.ch.

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