Head of Laboratory in the area of Building Physics (80-100%)
Empa - the place where innovation starts
Empa is the research institute for materials science and technology of the ETH Domain and conducts cutting-edge research for the benefit of industry and the well-being of society
You have a doctoral degree in physics, mechanical engineering or a similar field with a research track record and strong expertise in at least one of the core competences of the laboratory. Expertise in obtaining and leading large projects, maintaining long-term collaboration with scientific and industrial partners is required. Excellent publishing and communication skills are expected together with an already existing broad professional national and international network. You are a team player and have experience in motivating and leading research teams. Your strengths include taking personal responsibility, high motivation for excellence, and flair for elaborating innovative out-of-the-box solutions. Excellence in English, both written and spoken is required. Good knowledge in German or at least in one of the other Swiss national languages is of great advantage.
We offer a challenging executive position at a research institution with excellent infra-structure and broad interdisciplinary surroundings. Working place is Dübendorf.