Professor of Energy Systems Analysis

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich



The Departments of Mechanical and Process Engineering ( and Information Technology and Electrical Engineering ( at ETH Zurich and the Paul Scherrer Institute (www.psi.chinvite applications for a joint professorship in Energy Systems Analysis. The new professor wants to act as head of the Energy Systems Analysis Laboratory at PSI, in a joint appointment with ETH Zurich. The professorship wants to contribute to the teaching of ETH Zurich. The main research activities are centered at PSI.

This position gives the successful candidate the opportunity to engage in research and collaborate with colleagues in the field of energy. Outstanding quality but also applied research. Furthermore, ETH Zurich and the Paul Scherrer Institutes are well connected with the local industry, utilities and governmental bodies providing an environment which does not support and which provides the basis for directly impact policy making.

The new professor should have an exceptional potential to develop innovative and collaborative research programs in Energy Systems Analysis. He or she has an excellent track record of research in the area of energy systems analysis, including but not limited to technology, economics, policy, society and risk. The emphasis is on the analysis of the complex interdependencies in energy systems which leads to results. Besides scientific leadership, the successful candidate has proven management and administrative skills. Generally,

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications and current projects, 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. Joël Mesot . Submissions will be reviewed starting on 31 July 2019, but applications are welcome until the position is filled . 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.

ETH Zurich attaches importance to a qualitative assessment of academic achievements. With that in mind, you are kindly asked to attach a brief description of your three main achievements to the documents (maximum half a page each). In addition to research results, these may include special teaching and development services, services for the academic community or society, software development, patents, knowledge and practice transfer, spin-offs and the like.

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