The Mobile Health Systems Lab (MHSL) at the Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems, Department of Health Sciences and Technology (D-HEST), of ETH Zurich has an opening for a
PostDoc position in wearable and embedded electronics and signal processing
We seek an enthusiastic engineer and scientist to further develop our research programs in mobile sleep enhancement and gait rehabilitation. We offer a unique opportunity to actively contribute to a renowned medical Flagship project in collaboration with the university hospital in Zurich, Switzerland and to work in a rapidly developing, exciting research domain with prospects in academia and industry.

Do you have a PhD in biomedical, mechatronic, electronics, microtechnology, communication or computer engineering with an excellent track record? Do you excel in real-time data and sensor processing (e.g. microcontroller programming and embedded signal processing and classification) and implementation of electronics and sensors (e.g. biocompatible materials, wearable sensors, and biomedical electronics)? Do you have experience either with electrophysiology or inertial measurement units (IMUs)? Are you passionate about medical applications of technology? Then apply for our PostDoc position in wearable and embedded electronics and signal processing!
We expect that you are proficient in written and oral English, have demonstrated independent writing and student supervision skills and that you have the ability to communicate with collaborators across a broad range of disciplines. You are able to work both independently and as a team player in a multi-disciplinary, international research team. Above all, we want to welcome you in our team as an enthusiastic and creative new member!
We look forward to receiving your online application including a CV (including publication list), academic transcripts, a statement of interest (including research experience, scientific and professional/career goals, a short research proposal), publications and reports of relevant projects that you have worked on previously, as well as a reference letter from your thesis supervisor and the names, phone numbers and email addresses of two further potential referees. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

For further information, please contact Prof. Walter Karlen via email (available on with “PostDoc Wearables” in the subject line.