Head of Laboratory for Acoustics / Noise Control
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.
Empa’s research and development activities focus on meeting the requirements of industry and the needs of society, and thus link research to the practical implementation of new ideas in the areas of nanostructured, “smart” materials and surfaces, environmental, energy and sustainable building technologies as well as biotechnology and medical technology
You hold a PhD in acoustics,electrical or mechanical engineering or environmental science or related fields with a research track record and strong expertise in at least one of the core competences of the laboratory. Expertise in obtaining and leading research projects, organising international scientific conferences and 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 your strengths include taking personal responsibility, high motivation for excellence, flair for elaborating out-of-the-box solutions.
We offer a challenging executive position at a research institution with excellent infrastructure and broad interdisciplinary surroundings. Working place is Dübendorf. Good knowledge in German and French is highly welcome.