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.