Full-time Associated or Assistant HES Professor of Software Engineering

School/Institution:HES-SO Geneva, Switzerland, Geneva


Employment Type:Full-time


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The Applied University of Western Switzerland (HES-SO) in Geneva, is hiring for its business information science department an;

Full-time Associated or Assistant HES Professor of Software Engineering

This position has a teaching and research component.

The teaching subjects include:

  • Agile software development methods
  • Modelling of functional and non-functional software requirements
  • Systems modelling and software architectures
  • Object-oriented modelling
  • Software architectural patterns
  • Distributed applications based on Web services, distribution patterns and micro-containers
  • Architecture of AI systems

The selected candidate will be required to:

  • Oversee teaching in the field of software engineering in the Bachelor program, teaching in the Bachelor and Master courses, as well as in continuous education programs. She/he will also be responsible for Bachelor and Master student project supervision.
  • Lead applied research projects in his area of research, obtaining third party funding from Swiss or international funding agencies such as the SNF, CTI, Horizon2020, or from professional circles and companies.
  • Publish research results in international high-quality research conferences and journals, as well as publishing in outlets for the wider public.
  • Undertake administrative tasks linked to the running of the department.

Required Candidate Profile:

  • A Masters diploma (or equivalent) in computer science. A PhD is optional but is preferred.
  • A teaching experience at Bachelor and Master level is strongly desired.
  • A professional experience of at least five years in the field of computer science, with demonstrated skills in software engineering, as well as the ability to monitor and anticipate the evolution of the field.
  • Experience in leading applied research projects, and in obtaining research funds.
  • The ability to integrate in a dynamic and growing teaching and research environment.
  • The ability to work in a team and to help the HES achieve its long-term objectives.
  • Ease of communication in both French and English. Teaching will mainly be in French.

Details of the position:

In the event the hired candidate does not yet satisfy all required conditions for the associated professor position, a fixed-term contract for a position of Assistant Professor will be offered to the candidate. The maximum duration of this contract will be 6 years.

Candidate submission deadline: 10th January 2020

Beginning of contract: 1st September 2020

Place of work: HEG, Campus Battelle,

Rue de la Tambourine 17, Carouge (Geneva)


The HES-SO Geneva is an equal opportunities employer.

Applications for the position (consisting of motivation letter, curriculum vitae and publications list, research domain proposal, description of teaching approach, copy of diplomas and work certificates, as well as the names and contact details of 3 people willing to acts as references for the candidate) should be addressed electronically only and in PDF format to Mme Claire Baribaud, Director of the Geneva Business School, HES – (with reference : “IG – Associated or Assistant Professor in software engineering”).

Please contact our HR department if you have any questions or for more detailed information. The contact person is Inaki Tenreiro: (telephone: +41 22 388 17 03 and email:

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