Post-Doctoral / Senior Researcher Position in Environmental Politics (m/f/x)

  • Zürich, Switzerland


  • Full-time

    Job Level

  • Arbeitsbeginn : Ab sofort


  • Bewerbungsfrist: Laufend

The International Political Economy and Environmental Politics group led by Professor Thomas Bernauer is offering a fully funded position for a

post-doctoral / senior researcher in Environmental Politics.

Job description

The International Political Economy and Environmental Politics group is based both at the Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIS) and the Institute of Science,Technology and Policy (ISTP). Its research and teaching focuses primarily on the role of governments, civil society, industry, citizens, and consumers in providing solutions to environmental problems. The post-doctoral / senior researcher will contribute to two long-term panel survey studies on mobility and environmental attitudes and behaviours in Switzerland (Swiss Mobility PanelSwiss Environmental Panel).

Your profile

You hold a doctoral (PhD) degree in Political Science, Political Economy, Economics, Psychology, or Sociology and are familiar with Political Science/ Political Economy theories. You have very strong skills in quantitative empirical methods, and have experience with survey design and experimental methodologies. An excellent command both of German and English is essential. The preferred starting date is Spring 2024. The funding is for up to four years.

We offer

ETH Zurich is a family-friendly employer with excellent working conditions. You can look forward to an exciting working environment, cultural diversity and attractive offers and benefits.

We value diversity

In line with our values, ETH Zurich encourages an inclusive culture. We promote equality of opportunity, value diversity and nurture a working and learning environment in which the rights and dignity of all our staff and students are respected. Visit our Equal Opportunities and Diversity website to find out how we ensure a fair and open environment that allows everyone to grow and flourish.

Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application including the following documents:

  • a one-page letter outlining your motivation, skills, and how you could contribute to the two research projects mentioned
  • your CV
  • two writing samples (e.g., published articles, working papers)
  • and your study transcripts.

We only accept applications submitted through the ETH online application portal. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

For further information about the group, please visit our website. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Prof. Dr. Thomas Bernauer by e-mail (no applications).

Post-Doctoral / Senior Researcher Position in Environmental Politics (m/f/x)

Veröffentlicht am: 15.01.2024