Senior Lecturer at ETH NADEL Center for Development and Cooperation
ETH Zurich
Zürich, Switzerland  
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Senior Lecturer at ETH NADEL Center for Development and Cooperation

The Center for Development and Cooperation (NADEL) trains students and experts for International Cooperation, and is committed to intensifying the dialogue between research and practice for Global Sustainable Development.

The core of NADEL’s training and advisory activities are a two-year full-time MAS program for those who want to start a career in International Cooperation and an extra occupational CAS program for mid-career experts in International Cooperation to promote learning for sustainable development.

NADEL is hosted by the ETH Chair of Development Economics, which conducts research on drivers of and policies for social and economic development.

Job description

As part of the NADEL team, you will be responsible for designing and teaching several courses according to your academic background and practical experience.

As part of your work, you will also be involved in mentoring our MAS and CAS students. You are expected to network within the ETH and to establish partnerships with various Swiss and international public and private organizations in order to integrate their practical experience into teaching and to foster the use of research in these organizations.

Approximately two thirds of your work will be dedicated to teaching, mentoring and the related strategic and organizational tasks, and one third to scientific consulting, research, communication and / or other NADEL activities depending on your interests.

Your profile

You have a university degree in natural sciences, engineering, social sciences or the humanities and at least three years of professional experience in the field of International Cooperation.

You have in-depth conceptual knowledge and practical experience in one of these three areas :

  • Topics related to working in fragile contexts, mediation and peace promotion, human rights, protection and humanitarian aid
  • Ecological and climate-related development questions
  • Designing and implementing projects for sustainable development with the private sector
  • Furthermore, you have the experience or ability to carry out academic and practice-oriented teaching. You are fluent in spoken and written English and can understand German.

    A doctorate and additional academic achievements are advantageous. Initiative, teamwork and learning new things are important to you.

    Employment at ETH Zurich is limited to a maximum of six years. Remuneration is in accordance with the .

    ETH Zurich

    ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society.

    Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence.

    Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.


    We look forward to receiving your online application by 25 April 2021 . In addition to the usual documents, your application should include the contact information of two references as well as a short report or essay that you have recently written.

    Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through the ETH online application portal. Applications via email or post will not be considered.

    The interviews will take place in May 2021. The starting time for the position is 1 September 2021.

    For questions about the position, please contact Fritz Brugger at fritz.brugger (no applications). Further information can also be found on our homepage :

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