08/06/2022

Professor of Research on Learning and Instruction

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    ETH Zurich
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Educational sciencesEducation
    Psychological sciencesBehavioural sciences
    Psychological sciencesPsychology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/08/2022 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Switzerland › Zurich
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Permanent
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    38

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (www.gess.ethz.ch) at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned position. 

We are looking for a senior scholar with a solid background in the cognitive and behavioural sciences, who will contribute to a better understanding of human learning in the schooling years, and how these understandings can be used to design better learning environments. The professorship will direct the teacher education program at ETH Zurich, which forms a strategic interface with the secondary school system. German language skills are an advantage as well as the willingness to contribute to the Swiss Educational system as a whole. The ETH Zurich is a leading university with core academic areas in engineering, the natural sciences, architecture and mathematics, which also appreciates the perspective of the humanities and social sciences in both education and research. ETH Zurich provides excellent research conditions and expects innovative inter- disciplinary collaboration across a variety of academic disciplines. Applicants are expected to a) have high-impact publications in Educational Psychology and Learning Sciences, b) document their connections to STEM education, and c) demonstrated evidence of managing projects. 

Please apply online: www.facultyaffairs.ethz.ch 

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a project list, a statement of future research and teaching interests, a description of the leadership philosophy, and a description of the three most important achievements. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Joël Mesot. The closing date for applications is 15 August 2022. ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer, values diversity, strives to increase the number of women professors, and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

More Information

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Psychological sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    More than 10
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Educational sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    More than 10
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Psychological sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    More than 10
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
ETH Zurich
Switzerland
Zurich
8006
Rämistrasse 101

EURAXESS offer ID: 796773
Posting organisation offer ID: 181169

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