Groundwater and Hydromechanics

Wednesday, November 28, 2012
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ETH Swiss Fedeal Institute of Technology Zurich
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Professor of Groundwater and Hydromechanics

 The Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering ( at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned professorship.

 The successful candidate holds a PhD degree, preferably in Civil and/or Environmental Engineering or a discipline with focus on Groundwater and/or Hydromechanics (e.g. Environmental Physics) and has proven experience in the relevant research and teaching fields. He or she should have a record of outstanding scientific achievements and present a well-developed, novel and creative research programme with a clear emphasis on cutting edge research. The new professor has a good record of attracting external funds and is clearly committed to research in an interdisciplinary environment. State of the art facilities and a stimulating multidisciplinary environment will be provided. A commitment to cooperating with national and international scientific and professional organisations is also important. In addition, teaching undergraduate level courses (German or English) and graduate level courses (English) in both groundwater and hydromechanics is expected.

 Your application should include your curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a list of projects and a statement of your future research and teaching interests. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Ralph Eichler. The closing date for applications is 31 January 2013. ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In order to increase the number of women in leading academic positions, we specifically encourage women to apply. ETH Zurich is further responsive to the needs of dual career couples and qualifies as a family friendly employer. Please apply online at