Professor or Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Computer Science Education

Zürich (CH)
27 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Professors or Assistant Professors (Tenure Track) of Computer Science Education

The Department of Computer Science ( at ETH Zurich invites applications for two positions with focus on the following areas within computer science. For each area, several possible examples (not exhaustive) of expertise are provided.

Computer Science and Education (candidates have strong research competence in a core area of computer science and have a record of engagement in outreach to schools)

Educational Data Science (modelling of learning behaviour, mechanism design, applications of machine learning to education)

Education Technology (assignment generation, feedback and grading for programming and math assignments, HCI aspects of education technology)

Please apply for only one of the above three areas as all applications will be jointly reviewed.

Applicants should be strongly rooted in computer science, have internationally recognized expertise in their field and pursue research at the forefront of computer science. Successful candidates should establish and lead a strong research programme. They will be expected to supervise doctoral students and teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses (in German or in English). Collaboration in research and teaching is expected both within the department and with other groups of ETH Zurich and related institutions. 

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. 

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Applications include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications with the three most important ones marked, a statement of future research and teaching interests, the names of three references, 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 30 September 2018. 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.