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Call - Professor of Sociology (ETH Zurich)
The Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences (www.gess.ethz.ch) at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned professorship. We are looking for an internationally established expert with an excellent publication track record and a strong interest in interdisciplinary research.
He or she must have a deep knowledge of social research with quantitative methods and advanced multivariate statistical techniques. Experience with survey methodology or quantitative social science research methods, including experimental methods and/or big data analytics would be highly desirable.
Research should also address future societal change, for example, due to increased network interdependencies, complex interactions, globalisation or urbanisation. The opportunities and risks implied by the digital revolution, including areas such as big data, artificial intelligence, and automation are of particular interest.
The successful candidate is expected to deliver courses in advanced statistics for social scientists as well as compulsory elective courses for the critical thinking initiative and the Institute of Science, Technology, and Policy (www.istp.ethz.ch). The new professor will be expected to teach undergraduate level courses (in German or English) and graduate level courses (in English).
Please apply online.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a statement of future research and teaching interests. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Lino Guzzella.
The closing date for applications is 31 October 2015. ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer and is further responsive to the needs of dual career couples. We specifically encourage women to apply.
[ Informação Karl M. van Meter ]