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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Space Geodesy and Navigation
ETH Zurich

Date Posted Dec. 17, 2018
Title Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Space Geodesy and Navigation
University ETH Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
Department Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering
Application Deadline Feb. 15, 2019
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Geodetic Sciences

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Space Geodesy and Navigation

The Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering ( at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned position.

The professorship covers space geodetic and navigation techniques including the data processing methods required for their application to positioning, navigation and earth observation. The research focus should be linked to multi-GNSS, sensor fusion of GNSS and other sensors, terrestrial reference frames, gravity and mass transport, relativistic geodesy or related fields. The new professor is expected to teach at the undergraduate level (in German or English) and graduate level (in English) and to lead a research group. He or she should have a doctoral degree in any area related to the above professorship and at least two years of postdoctoral research experience. An excellent record of research accomplishments is expected, as well as successful acquisition of third party research funding.

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.

Please apply online:

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. The closing date for applications is 15 February 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.

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  • ETH Zurich, Office for Faculty Affairs
    ETH Zurich


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