Professor or Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Cyber-Physical and Embedded Systems

  • ETH Zurich
  • Zürich, Switzerland
  • Oct 22, 2020
Full time   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Engineering & Applied Sciences Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description


The Department of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering ( at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned position.

The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong and visible research programme in the (broad) area of embedded systems. He or she has a strong background in areas such as cyber-physical systems, embedded systems, sensor networks, neuromorphic systems, biomedical embedded systems, systems on chip (SoC), human-computer interaction or related fields.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

The new professor must be committed to innovative and engaging teaching at the bachelor’s level on cyber-physical systems/embedded systems and computer engineering as well as in advanced classes of the Master’s programme on related topics such as hardware/software codesign of digital systems. Generally, at ETH Zurich undergraduate level courses are taught in German or English and graduate level courses in English.

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. The level of the appointment will depend on the successful candidate’s qualifications.

Application Details

Please apply online:

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of future research and teaching interests, a description of the three most important achievements, and the names of five references. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Joël Mesot. The closing date for applications is 31 December 2020. ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer, strives to increase the number of women professors, and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.


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Application Deadline

31 December 2020