The Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering (www.mavt.ethz.ch) at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned position. Applicants should demonstrate a strong background in engineering and natural sciences and, in particular, transport phenomena. They should have a strong motivation and undisputable commitment to undergraduate and graduate student education. The successful candidate is expected to establish an ambitious, world-class program in a research-intensive cross-disciplinary environment at the Institute of Process Engineering where state-of-the-art research in characterization, analysis, and synthesis is ongoing. Excellent research and teaching lab facilities are being established across ETH Zurich (including the initiative with IBM Zurich Research Laboratories). Furthermore, the Swiss research and industrial landscape offers extraordinary opportunities, particularly in pharma, food, biotech, and energy.
Candidates should have a PhD degree in process engineering, chemical engineering, or a related field and have an excellent international record of accomplishments. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate level courses (German or English) and graduate level courses (English).
This assistant professorship has been established to promote the careers of younger scientists. The initial appointment is for four years with the possibility of renewal for an additional two-year period and promotion to a permanent position.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of major achievements, and a list of refereed publications. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Ralph Eichler. The closing date for applications is 30 April 2013. ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In order to increase the number of women in leading academic positions, we specifically encourage women to apply. ETH Zurich is further responsive to the needs of dual career couples and qualifies as a family friendly employer. Please apply online.
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