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The University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO) Geneva is recruiting for its Information Studies department at the Haute école de gestion de Genève:

A UAS Associate Professor in Data Curation
Activity Rate: 100 %

  • teach in the fields of data visualisation, data analysis and structuring, data life cycle management, in our Bachelor and Master programs, as well as in continuing education programs
  • develop and/or reinforce expertise in the field of Open Science, including Open Access and Open Data
  • supervise Bachelor and Master theses
  • writing – mainly in English – and conduct applied research projects funded by swiss or international funding agencies (FNS, InnoSuisse, Horizon2020, Swissuniversities,...) related to the field of teaching
  • conduct applied research projects and services delivery related to the field of teaching
  • enhance research in the form of scientific articles, conferences and mainstream publications
  • perform administrative and organizational activities related to the field of teaching and research
  • graduate degree in Information Sciences or related field. A PhD in a related field is a very important asset
  • teaching experience at the Bachelor and Master levels or in the continuing education programs are strongly recommended
  • a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in the field of Data Curation with proven expertise in the use of Data Curation tools (FAIR), Visualisation or Analytics (e.g. ELK Stack)
  • ability to operate in a complex changing environment and work with a team
  • proven track record of securing funding for applied research, conducting research projects and managing a research team, as well as of obtaining and performing consulting mandates
  • teamwork and shared ambition leader
  • good communication and writing skills in French and English
Job specificities:
In case the successful candidate does not fulfill all the conditions to rise the position of UAS Associate Professor immediately, a temporary contract for the position of Tenure Track UAS Assistant Professor with a determined duration of a maximum of 6 years is possible.

Deadline for application: May 15, 2019

Starting date: September 1st, 2019 or to be agreed upon

The University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO) Geneva is an equal opportunity employer.

The complete application in pdf format (cover letter, curriculum vitae including publications list, research and funding, teaching statements, copies of diplomas and work certificates) should be submitted electronically, under confidential cover to:

Mrs Claire Baribaud, Director – Haute école de gestion de Genève - with mention “UAS Associate Professor position in Data Curation”

Inquiry: Information regarding the job description, salary and working conditions can be requested from Mr Victor Pivron (+41 22 388 17 13 or

Only complete applications corresponding to the required profile and submitted before the deadline will be reviewed.


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