Assistant Professor of Molecular and Structural Biology

ETH Zurich
Zurich, Canton of Zürich (CH)
July 28 2020
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Full Time
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The Department of Biology ( at the ETH Zurich invites applications for an Assistant Professorship in Molecular and Structural Biology at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biophysics (

We are looking for researchers who investigate the structure and mechanism of biological macromolecules, molecular assemblies or cellular machineries using diverse structural, biochemical, biophysical or computational techniques. Successful candidates are expected to establish and lead a competitive research team, commit to teaching at the Department of Biology, and to contribute to the interactive, scientific environment at ETH Zurich.

Assistant professorships have been established to promote the careers of younger scientists. The initial appointment is for four years with the possibility of renewal for a three-year period.

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Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of future research and teaching interests, the names of at least three references, 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 20 September 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.