The Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (D-GESS, www.gess.ethz.ch) and the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering (D-MAVT, www.mavt.ethz.ch) at ETH Zurich jointly invite applications for the above-mentioned position.
The successful candidate is expected to work on challenges of people in low and middle income countries and to develop solutions to address them. Ideally, she or he should have a background in engineering/natural sciences and social sciences/humanities. The candidate’s research focus could either be on a specific topic (e.g., health, energy, mobility) or on a methodology (e.g., user-centred product development, automation, digitalisation) related to the development, implementation, and evaluation of technologies in developing countries. The new professor will take a central role in shaping development engineering research and in teaching development engineering courses, educating the future leaders of sustainable development. She or he is also expected to collaborate with other members of ETH Zurich for Development (ETH4D). In general, at ETH Zurich undergraduate level courses are taught in German or English and graduate level courses are taught in English.
Please apply online: www.facultyaffairs.ethz.ch
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. Joël Mesot. The closing date for applications is 15 January 2020. ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer, strives to increase the number of women professors, and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.