Professor or Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Advanced Manufacturing

ETH Zurich 
Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering 
Posted: February 21, 2019

The Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering ( at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned position.

Applicants should demonstrate an excellent international record of research accomplishments. The new professor is expected to establish an ambitious, world-class research programme at the interface between mechanical and process engineering. He or she should demonstrate a core-area of scientific expertise with a desire to apply this knowledge to solve important problems related to manufacturing. Specific areas of research may include (but are not limited to): (i) automation, industrial robotics, and artificial intelligence in manufacturing; (ii) development of processes, and characterisation techniques for advanced manufacturing; (iii) multi-scale and multi-material approaches to advanced manufacturing and sustainable materials and processes for advanced manufacturing. The successful candidate should hold a PhD degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering, process engineering, materials science/engineering, or a related field. A strong motivation and indisputable commitment to undergraduate (in German or English) and graduate (in English) student teaching is expected.

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.

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Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications and projects, a statement of future research and teaching interests and a description of the three most important achievements and the names of three references. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Joël Mesot. The closing date for applications is 1 April 2019. 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.