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Professur und Assistenzprofessur (Tenure Track) für Law with an Interdisciplinary Orientation (Departement Geistes-, Sozial- und Staatswissenschaften)
The Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences ( www.gess.ethz.ch ) at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned positions.
The future professors will complement the research and teaching activities of the current Center for Law & Economics at ETH Zurich. They will conduct outstanding interdisciplinary research at the highest international level in one of the following areas: law & technology; law, finance & risk; law, institutions & governance; or law & behaviour. Their research methodology should lie at the intersection of law and social science (law and economics, law and political science, law and psychology, etc.) and include formal modelling, empirical or experimental research.
The educational background of the future professors is either in law or in both law and another discipline. They will be expected to teach undergraduate level courses (German or English) and graduate level courses (English).
Assistant professorships have been established to promote the careers of younger scientists. ETH Zurich implements a tenure track system equivalent to other international top universities.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of future research and teaching interests, and three of your 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 31 October 2016.ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer and is further responsive to the needs of dual career couples. We specifically encourage women to apply.
* ETH Zurich not only supports the quantitative measurement of your achievements but also the qualitative assessment of academic accomplishments. This is why you are kindly asked to submit a short description of your three most important achievements (maximum a half page each). Besides research findings, these could also be extraordinary achievements in teaching and its further development, services in the benefit of the academic community or society, software development, patents, knowledge transfer and its practical application, spin-off companies or similar.