Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Inorganic Chemistry

03 Jul 2017
03 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry (LAC) ( of the Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences ( at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned position. The research activities at the LAC encompass synthesis of inorganic compounds on the molecular and nanometre scale and characterisation of complex reaction systems with atomic and molecular level precision.

The new assistant professor is expected to develop an outstanding research programme in the broad area of molecular and/or physical inorganic chemistry. Research activities at the interface to other disciplines such as physics, materials, or biological sciences will be considered as an important asset. Collaboration with theoretical and experimental groups at ETH Zurich is encouraged, and teaching in the areas of Inorganic Chemistry and Organometallic Chemistry is expected at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Assistant professorships have been established to promote the careers of younger scienĀ­tists. ETH Zurich implements a tenure track system equivalent to other top international universities.

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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. Lino Guzzella. The closing date for applications is 15 September 2017. 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.