Professor or Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Analog and Mixed Signal Interfaces

Zurich (CH)
01 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor or Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Analog and Mixed Signal Interfaces

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 area of analog and mixed signal interfaces circuits and systems. He or she has a strong background in one or more of the following areas: (i) analog circuits and techniques for ultra-low power, ranging from basic building blocks (e.g. amplifiers, filters) to silicon sensors, interfaces, and novel clock generation architectures; (ii) data converters enabled by new techniques, architectures, or circuit topologies; (iii) wireless transceiver and RF circuits for low-power and energy-efficient links, cellular connectivity including machine-to-machine applications, emerging broadband networks (5G), millimetre-wave and THz systems (radar, sensing and imaging); (iv) wireline communications circuits and systems for chip-to-chip communication, including serial links, high-speed memory, accelerator, peripheral interfaces, backplanes, long-haul, and powerline communications. Candidates should hold a PhD. A track record of successfully manufactured chips and systems is highly desirable. In addition, commitment to teaching and the ability to lead a research group are expected. Generally, at ETH Zurich undergraduate level courses are taught in German or English and graduate level courses are taught 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.

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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, Prof. Dr. Lino Guzzella. The closing date for applications is 15 December 2017. 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.