Professor of Product Development

Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil



Your Tasks

  • They teach at Bachelor's and Master's level in the areas of construction and product development
  • They supervise project, bachelor and master theses
  • You are involved in application-oriented research and development at the Institute for Product Design, Development & Design (IPEK)
  • They acquire and process externally funded research and development projects

Your Profile

  • You have a university degree in mechanical engineering / mechanical engineering
  • You are in-depth familiar with some aspects of product development: eg classic and modern methodology; Embedding in innovation methodology; Industrialization on a small to large scale; Internationality in development and procurement; Qualification and validation (especially for serial production)
  • You can use your own hands-on design and development experience in both teaching and applied research
  • You have a multi-year, practice-related performance record in mechanical engineering and a broad network in the industrial environment in Switzerland or neighboring countries
  • They bring management experience / leadership skills
  • They convince with skills for the acquisition of technology transfer projects
  • They enjoy teaching
  • They show willingness to be involved in course and university development

Our Range

  • We offer a varied and responsible function at the pulse of science as well as in applied research for the industry
  • We leave you space for personal initiative
  • We are in a central location right on Lake Zurich at the station Rapperswil

If you are interested please contact the course director Prof. Dr. med. Hanspeter Gysin contact. T +41 (0) 55 222 49 40 or hanspeter.gysin (at)

The HSR University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil trains approximately 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students in technology / IT and architecture / construction / planning. The CAS and MAS courses at the HSR are aimed at professionals. Through its 16 institutes of application-oriented research and development, the HSR cultivates intensive cooperation with industry and the public sector.

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