Professors or Assi. Prof. (Tenure Track) Energy Science + Technology or Chemical/Process Engineering

ETH Zurich
Zurich, Canton of Zürich (CH)
Oct 18, 2018
Dec 15, 2018
Field of specialization
Energy, Engineering
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering ( at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned positions.

Successful candidates must demonstrate outstanding accomplishments and future potential in an area of energy science and technology or chemical and process engineering. In addition, exceptional candidates from any field within the domain of mechanical and process/chemical engineering will also be considered. The Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering is committed to world-class interdisciplinary and cutting-edge research that spans from fundamental to applied science and from the atomic to the system scale. The new professors are expected to provide inspiration and leadership in research, contribute proactively to both undergraduate and graduate-level teaching, establish an independent research profile while advising doctoral students and mentoring scientific staff, and add to the diversity of the academic community. Generally, at ETH Zurich undergraduate-level courses are taught in German or English and graduate-level courses in English. Successful candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent degree in mechanical engineering, process/chemical engineering or a related field at the beginning of employment.

Assistant professorships have been established to promote the careers of younger scientists. ETH Zurich implements a tenure-track system equivalent to other top international universities. The level of the appointment will depend on the successful candidate’s qualifications.

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Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications and projects, 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. Submissions will be reviewed starting on 1 December 2018, but applications are welcome until the positions are filled. 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.