Professor of Chemical Systems Engineering

ETH Zurich
Zurich, Canton of Zürich (CH)
Nov 01, 2017
Dec 01, 2017
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Education, Engineering
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences ( at EHT Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned position within the Institute of Chemical and Bioengineering (

Successful applicants possess a deep understanding of the systems engineering discipline and demonstrate an exceptional potential to develop an innovative and collaborative research program at the interface of natural sciences and engineering. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, molecular structures and interactions with catalytic functionalities, process simulation and optimization, dynamics and control of complex chemical and biological systems, production planning and scheduling, process and product safety and environmental chemistry, transport and reactive processes in living organisms, kinetics of large reacting systems and the description of advanced systems dynamics.

Requirements include an internationally recognized research program and excellence in teaching. The future professor will be expected to supervise doctoral students and to participate in the undergraduate (in German or in English) and graduate teaching program (in English) in chemical and biochemical engineering.

Please apply online:

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of future research and teaching interests, and a description of the three most important achievements. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Lino Guzzella. The closing date for applications is 15 January 2018. ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. We specifically encourage women to apply.