At ETH Zurich, positions at the assistant professor level are aimed at promoting the careers of young professors and at giving them the opportunity to gain further scientific qualifications in view of an academic career. Assistant professors are granted substantial funds for personnel and infrastructure, which allows them to carry out independent research. With the promotion of excellent young scientists in mind, as well as in view of the development of their further career, as a general rule, assistant professors are not to be older than 35 at the time of their appointment. Particularly excellent assistant professors with tenure track have the possibility to go through a direct multistage tenure procedure, which examines the suitability of the assistant professor for a permanent position. Further information regarding assistant professorships and the tenure procedure can be found in the Guidelines for the Assistant Professor System at ETH Zurich, as issued by the President.
There are openings for faculty positions in the following areas:
Department of Architecture
Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering
Department of Biology
Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering
Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences
Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Chemical Engineering*
Department of Earth Sciences
Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences
Department of Computer Science
Department of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
Department of Mathematics
Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering
Department of Materials
Department of Management, Technology, and Economics
Department of Physics
Department of Health Sciences and Technology
Department of Environmental Systems Science
* The selection committee has started the selection process; applications can still be submitted.
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