Professors or Assistant Professors (Tenure Track) of Energy Science and Technology or Chemical/Process Engineering

The Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering (www.mavt.ethz.ch) at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned positions.

Successful candidates must demonstrate outstanding accomplishments and future potential in any area of energy science and technology or chemical and process engineering. In addition, exceptional candidates from any field within the domain of mechanical and process/chemical engineering will also be considered. The Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering is committed to world-class interdisciplinary and cutting-edge research that spans from fundamental to applied science and from the atomic to the system scale. The new professors are expected to provide inspiration and leadership in research, contribute proactively to both undergraduate and graduate level teaching, establish an independent research profile while advising doctoral students and mentoring scientific staff, and add to the diversity of the academic community. Generally, at ETH Zurich undergraduate level courses are taught in German or English and graduate level courses in English. Successful candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent degree in mechanical engineering, process/chemical engineering or a related field at the beginning of employment.  

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. The level of the appointment will depend on the successful candidate’s qualifications.