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Position: Software Engineer
Institution: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Duties: The successful candidate will develop health information systems and web-based interfaces combining data entry and querying of geospatial health data with interactive mapping capabilities on Google Earth. The successful applicant will join a multi-disciplinary team that pursues research in advanced statistical modelling and Bayesian computation, applied in the area of infectious disease and environmental epidemiology. It is open immediately and it will be supported for 4 years
Requirements: MSc (or BSc + work experience) in Computer Science, Informatics or related field; 2+ years of experience with Java, knowledge of AngularJS/JavaScript, Spring framework and MySQL databases; Experience on developing web-database applications and applications using cloud services; Knowledge of Google Earth Engine, Python and R programming is an advantage; Ability to communicate effectively in English is essential
   
Text: The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-leading institute in global health with a particular focus on low- and middle-income countries. Associated with the University of Basel, Swiss TPH combines research, services, and education and training at the local, national and international level. Over 850 people from more than 80 nations work at Swiss TPH focusing on infectious and non-communicable diseases, environment, society and health as well as health systems and interventions. Within the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health (EPH), the Biostatistics Unit is looking for a Software Engineer (100%) The successful candidate will develop health information systems and web-based interfaces combining data entry and querying of geospatial health data with interactive mapping capabilities on Google Earth. The successful applicant will join a multi-disciplinary team that pursues research in advanced statistical modelling and Bayesian computation, applied in the area of infectious disease and environmental epidemiology. It is open immediately and it will be supported for 4 years. Required qualifications are: MSc (or BSc work experience) in Computer Science, Informatics or related field 2 years of experience with Java, knowledge of AngularJS/JavaScript, Spring framework and MySQL databases Experience on developing web-database applications and applications using cloud services Knowledge of Google Earth Engine, Python and R programming is an advantage Ability to communicate effectively in English is essential Swiss TPH is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. If we have sparked your interest, please submit your application online via our online recruiting tool including: Motivational letter CV Certificates and diplomas Reference letters if available Names and contact information (email or phone) of three referees Please note that we can only accept applications via our online recruiting tool (see below "forward to online application". Applications via e-mail, postal mail or external recruiter will not be considered. Job Profile: Start Date: immediately or upon agreement Location: Allschwil, Switzerland Duration: 4 years Percentage: 100% Contact For further information please contact Prof. Penelope Vounatsou at penelope.vounatsou@swisstph.ch » Forward to online application . » Back to job market
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