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Professor of Data Science in International Relations

ETH Zurich
Zurich (CH)
Closing date
Apr 24, 2023

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The Department of Humanities, Social and Political Science (D-GESS, at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned position.


ETH Zurich is looking for an excellent candidate who is working on global policy questions at the intersection of international relations and data science. The ideal candidate has a background in the disciplines that specialize on international governance, such as political science, international relations, and international economics. The new professor has an outstanding publication record and a proven track record of collaborating with data scientists, while applying and advancing state-of-the-art tools. The professorship will be embedded in an interdisciplinary group of researchers bridging several departments and research centers and is expected to work in partnership with international organizations.


ETH Zurich and D-GESS offer an outstanding research infrastructure, including empirical and experimental research. In their teaching activities, the Professor of Data Science in International Relations may contribute to the “Science in Perspective” and specialized master programs at D-GESS. The ability to develop innovative courses, in which interdisciplinary groups of students could develop transferable tech solutions for diplomacy and international relations, is an asset.


ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and family-friendly employer, values diversity, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.


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Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a project list, a statement of future research and teaching interests, a description of the leadership philosophy, 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 2023.

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