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Two Senior Researchers focusing on Conflict Management, Conflict Resolution or Violence Prevention

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Two Senior Researchers focusing on Conflict Management, Conflict Resolution or Violence Prevention

The Center for Security Studies (CSS) at ETH Zurich is a centre of competence for Swiss and international security policy. It offers security policy expertise in research, teaching, and consultancy.
We are looking for two Senior Researchers focusing on Conflict Management, Conflict Resolution or Violence Prevention with a flexible starting date. 

Job description

You will be expected to develop your own, independent research project in the field of Conflict Management, Conflict Resolution, or Violence Prevention. Furthermore, you will teach on our MAS in Mediation in Peace Processes, collaborate with other CSS researchers where feasible, and publish in internationally renowned academic outlets.

Your profile

  • We are looking for two innovative and highly motivated researchers with a background in peace and conflict studies.
  • Expertise in mediation, peace processes, conflict negotiation, ceasefires or similar topics is particularly welcome.
  • You must have a PhD in a relevant field or be right before its completion.
  • You possess excellent English language skills, high-level analytical and writing skills, and an independent and well-organized working style.
  • The ability to work in an international team is essential, as is your readiness to engage with other researchers at CSS working on a range of security issues.

We offer

We offer a multifaceted and intellectually stimulating position at a world-class university. The position includes a strongly research-oriented project cycle of three years, which can be renewed for another three years. Career development is a core element of our culture.

Working, teaching and research at ETH Zurich

We value diversity

In line with our values, ETH Zurich encourages an inclusive culture. We promote equality of opportunity, value diversity and nurture a working and learning environment in which the rights and dignity of all our staff and students are respected. Visit our Equal Opportunities and Diversity website to find out how we ensure a fair and open environment that allows everyone to grow and flourish.

Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application no later than 9 January 2023 including:

  • a letter of interest explaining the skills and motivation you would bring to the post
  •  a CV
  • a short outline of your future research ideas and one or two single-authored writing samples (e.g. an academic article, or chapters from your PhD)

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

Further information about the Center for Security Studies can be found on our website. For questions about the position, please contact Dr Myriam Dunn Cavelty, dunn@sipo.gess.ethz.ch (no applications).

About ETH Zürich

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.

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Two Senior Researchers focusing on Conflict Management, Conflict Resolution or Violence Prevention
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Location
Rämistrasse 101 Zurich, Switzerland
Published
2022-11-23
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