Creating innovative bio-convergent technologies for better human life

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Professor / Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Neuro-Electronics at ETH Zurich

The Department of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering ( at ETH Zurich invites applications for a professorship or assistant professorship (tenure track) in Neuro-Electron­ics. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong and visible re­search program in Biomedical Engineering. Research topics include electrically controlled biosystems, electrical neuroengineering, peripheral nerve and brain-machine interfaces, as well as artificial sight and hearing.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree and an excellent track record in Biomedical Engi­neering, Biophysics, Bioengineering, or related disciplines. In addition, commitment to teach­ing and the ability to lead a research group are expected. The new colleague 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. The initial appointment is for four years with the possibility of renewal for an additional two-year period and promotion to a permanent position.

Please submit your application together with a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and statements on future teaching and research activities to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Ralph Eichler, ETH Zurich, Raemistrasse 101, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland (or via e-mail as one single pdf to, no later than October 31, 2010. With a view toward in­creas­ing the number of female professors, ETH Zurich specifically encourages qualified fe­male candidates to apply.