Senior academic associate UAS – Digital Life Sciences


Your mission

  • Assist in developing and enhancing the study program in Digital Life Sciences.
  • Provide supervision, instruction, and mentorship to students throughout their educational journey.
  • Undertake R&D projects and industrial assignments within the Institute of Life Sciences.
  • Participate in the acquisition of R&D project mandates.

Your profile

  • PhD or MSc in Life Sciences or related field, with a minimum of 5 years of professional experience, industry or academic, in data science, statistics, biostatistics, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated strong background in statistics, particularly in experimental design and analysis of experimental data.
  • Proven proficiency in programming with a focus on scientific programming, data architecture, experimental data analysis and machine learning/artificial intelligence.
  • Experience in Life Sciences, a focus on bioanalytical chemistry, food technology, or bioprocess engineering is an advantage.
  • Considered advantageous: experience in automation, teaching, and R&D project development.
  • Fluent in English, proficiency in either French or German.

Additional details: 

  • Employment:  80% – 100%
  • Place of work: Sion
  • Starting date: 1 February 2025

For further information, please get in touch with Birgit Sievert, Head of Life Science Engineering.
Please submit your application online on our website,, by 22 July 2024.

Only online applications will be considered.

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