Software Engineer position

Software Engineer position

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.

Your position

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. She/He 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. The position is based in Basel, Switzerland. It is open immediately.

Your profile

  • MSc (or BSc + work experience) in Computer Science, Informatics or related field.
  • 2+years of experience with Java, knowledge of AngularJS/JavaScript and MySQL databases.
  • Experience on developing web-database applications and applications using cloud services.
  • Knowledge of Python and R programming is an advantage.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English is essential.

We offer you

Swiss TPH is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

Application / Contact

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 aforementioned online recruiting tool. Applications via e-mail or external recruiter will not be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For further information please contact Prof. Penelope Vounatsou at

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Start Date: immediately or upon agreement
Location: Allschwil near Basel, Switzerland 0
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