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UZH Associate or Full Professor in Experimental Astroparticle Physics

Dec 14, 2021

The University of Zurich invites applications for the Associate or Full Professorship (Chair) in Experimental Astroparticle Physics
Deadline for application: January 30, 2022

We are seeking candidates in the field of gravitational wave physics and its applications to multi-messenger astronomy. The successful candidate is expected to develop and implement a vision for the long-term involvement of the Department of Physics of the University of Zurich (UZH) in the LISA gravitational wave detector project, thereby assuming a leadership role in its physics exploitation.

UZH provides generous research support, including dedicated funds for personnel, running expenses and competitive start-up packages. Additionally, the successful applicant is expected to acquire external research funding. Zurich’s scientific environment encompasses a rich spectrum of diverse activities in astroparticle physics and neighbouring fields. The newly established UZH Space Hub offers a unique framework for inter- and transdisciplinary initiatives related to space science.

The employment conditions for this position follow UZH's legal regulations including part-time options. UZH is an equal-opportunities employer, and the Faculty of Science in particular strives to increase the percentage of women in leading positions. Therefore, qualified female researchers are particularly encouraged to apply. Care-time interruptions are considered during the evaluation of applicants of all genders.

The open-minded and family-friendly city of Zurich combines the vibrant cultural scene in a modern European city with the convenient accessibility to its beautiful natural surroundings.

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