Scientific Assistant in Embedded Systems (50–100 %)
School of Engineering FHNW, Institute for Sensors and Electronics
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Your tasks
The Institute for Sensors and Electronics with its 35 employees is a competence center for sensor technology, with a special focus on aerosol measurement technology, as well as for microelectronics, communication technology and signal processing. Your tasks include:
  • work on applied research projects in the fields of optoelectronics, communication technology, measurement technology and signal processing
  • develop low-power embedded systems (hardware and software) as well as efficient algorithms
  • plan, execute and evaluate experiments

The position is initially limited to two years and can be extended to carry out follow-up projects. If interested, there is the possibility to complete a part-time MSE master’s degree (duration 3 years).
Your profile
  • bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related field
  • routine with embedded systems
  • initial experience in hardware design and measurement technology
  • willingness to familiarize yourself with new topics
  • independent, structured and solution-oriented way of working
Your prospects:
Our working environment at the Brugg-Windisch campus, combined with a high degree of flexibility in terms of working hours and location, provides a contemporary framework for our work. At the School of Engineering, a culture of dialog is cultivated that is characterized by appreciation and trust. We consider short decision-making processes, a lean administration and great personal freedom to shape and act as important framework conditions for our success.
Your benefits:


Wide range of university sports

Cultural programme of lectures, concerts, theatre and films

Established implementation of equal pay

Targeted promotion of doctoral projects

Annual working time (42 hours/week) with the option of part-time and teleworking

Mentoring programme for career development

Start Date: by agreement.
Your workplace
Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW
Bahnhofstrasse 6
5210 Windisch
Any questions?
About the position:

Prof. Dr. Gerd Simons, , Contact: +41 56 202 75 68

About the recruiting process:

Stavroula Karavouzis, , Contact: +41 56 202 74 76

Will you soon belong to our team? We look forward to your application.
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