[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Scientific Programmer at the Faculty of Human Sciences at the University of Bern, Switzerland

barbara.lewis at humdek.unibe.ch barbara.lewis at humdek.unibe.ch
Thu Nov 3 06:37:07 PDT 2016

The Faculty of Human Sciences at the University of Bern,
Switzerland, seeks applications for a

Scientific Programmer (m/f)

for its new Central Technology Support Unit

You will work with researchers across the Institutes (Psychology, Sport Science and Education Science) and develop robust software systems to support experimental human behavioral research projects. Your task involves software design, coding, testing, documentation and maintenance of the developed applications across different hardware platforms. Our laboratories are equipped with virtual reality, motion platform, EEG, and eye tracking devices. Bern is known for its high quality of living, it is surrounded by a spectacular landscape, and within reach to international airports and other metropolitan areas in and outside of Switzerland.

Your skills

  *   strong background in software engineering (3 years or more experience) with excellent knowledge of coding standards
  *   programing experience in C++, Python, Matlab and Java is a requirement, and experience in Ruby, OpenGL, GLSL, Parallel and GPU is desirable.
  *   experience with optimization and statistical modeling is desirable
  *   profound knowledge of Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems is required and knowledge of distributed architectures and database concepts advantageous
  *   good team orientation, efficient problem-solving and communication skill

Salaries and contract will be based on previous experience according to the guidelines of the canton of Bern. The position is initially limited to three years with the possibility of a permanent position. Workload is 80-100%, starting February 2017 or upon agreement.

Your application
Your electronic application to dekan at humdek.unibe.ch should include the following documents in a single PDF: a short motivation letter, CV, list of references and certificates. We will consider applications until 30th November 2016.

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