PSI SDSC Hub Group Leader

Your tasks

  • Lead and develop the Swiss Data Science Center (SDSC) Hub at PSI (approx. 20% of time)
  • Play an active role in machine learning related research projects and specifically those relate to Large-Scale Infrastructures at PSI, EMPA, EAWAG and WSL (approx. 60% of time)
  • Participate in the activities of SDSC at large e.g. evaluation of projects submitted (approx. 20% of time)
  • Publish in scientific journals and present at conference the reseach results from the aforementioned projects, as well as from own fundamental research in data science
  • Secure funding for the group and for own projects via national and internatial sources

Your profile

  • PhD in machine learning, physics, mathematics or a similar domain
  • Demonstrated reseach in a multidisciplinary and machine learing context
  • Expert-level skills in one or more of the following fields: Deep Learning, Bayesian Modeling, Computer Vision, Reinforcement Learning, Statistics, Optimization
  • We also expect that candidates are proficient in Python/R, C/C++
  • Fluency in English; additional German language skills beneficial
  • Some experience managing a group

We offer

Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.

This is a Tenure Track position. The employment contract will initially be limited to 3 years.

For further information, please contact Dr Andreas Adelmann, phone +41 56 310 42 33 or Fernando Perez Cruz, mail

Please submit your application online by 31 July 2022 for the position as a PSI SDSC Hub Group Leader (index no. 7109-01).

Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, René Gröbli, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland