The successful candidates will be embedded within an interactive institute located in the city-center Campus of ETH Zurich, a world-
leading institution in basic and applied research. We provide access to state-of-the-art facilities for microscopy (ScopeM, www.
scopem.ethz.ch), proteomics and nucleotide sequence analysis (FGCZ, www.fgcz.ch; GDC, www.gdc.ethz.ch), in-house metabolomics, and plant growth.
The candidates should be excited about science and be motivated to learn and perform research of the highest quality. They should be highly organized and capable of working both independently and within the team.
PhD students at ETH Zurich contribute a modest fraction of their time to undergraduate teaching, principally through assisting in practical courses and co-
supervising masters projects. Candidates should have good interpersonal and communication skills. Fluency in English is essential (both spoken and written).
Fluency in German is advantageous. We provide complementary skills training to PhD students via the Life Science Zurich Graduate School (www.
We look forward to receiving your online application including the following documents : full CV including names of two academic referees, a list of publications (if available) and a short statement of motivation, achievements and previous research experience (one page).
Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.
The positions are available immediately, but a later starting date is possible.
For further information about the institute please visit our website : www.impb.ethz.ch. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Prof.
Samuel C. Zeeman by email szeeman ethz.ch (no applications) or phone 044 632 82 75.