Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Robotic Materials

Zurich, Canton of Zürich (CH)
February 28 2019
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→ The Department of Materials ( at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned position.

→ We are searching for excellent candidates to develop a world-leading research program in robotic materials, i.e. new materials with properties that enhance robotic functionality. The assistant professorship will represent the focus of an extensive ETH collaborative net-work, involving colleagues engaged in robotics and the human-robot interface in other departments. The successful candidate has an out-standing research record in either soft or hard materials, with a strong focus on applications, ideally in robotics. At the assistant professor level, commitment to teaching and the ability to lead a research group are expected. The new assistant professor must be an enthusiastic teacher, who will develop and teach courses in the Materials curriculum.

→ 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. While this position is primarily intended to be at the Assistant Professor level, in exceptional cases applications at the Full Professor level will also be considered.

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. Joël Mesot. The closing date for applications is 30 April 2019. 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.