Scientist Assistant Position

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Eawag (Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology)
Dübendorf, Switzerland
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)


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Within the strategic inter- and transdisciplinary research program Wings. The program strives to develop novel non-grid-connected water and sanitation systems that can function as comparable alternatives to network-based systems. The position supports the program leader and the Wings team in: (1) the identification of synergies across individual research projects, (2) the facilitation of inter- and transdisciplinary collaboration and integration within the program and beyond, (3) the organization of retreats, workshops, conferences (both nationally and internationally), and (4) the financial and administrative management of the program.

Successful candidates must have earned a MSc in integrative studies (environmental studies, sustainable development, development and cooperation) or management studies with interest in social sciences and engineering. First practical experience in developing or emerging countries is beneficial. We expect good verbal and written communication skills and social intelligence, as well as an excellent command of the English language.

Eawag is a leading institute world-wide for research in Aquatic Sciences & Technology with some 600 collaborators including over 100 PhD students in a stimulating multidisciplinary environment. We offer competitive salaries and excellent facilities including child care. Eawag is committed to promoting equal opportunities for men and women and to support working families, applications from female scientists are strongly encouraged. For information on working conditions at Eawag please consult The institute is located close to Zurich, which provides ample possibilities for international education and is known for its excellent quality of life.

For further information, consult or contact Dr. Sabine Hoffmann,

Deadline for applications is 31.01.2018 with a potential start on March 1th . Please submit your CV, application letter (including grades, diploma and reference letters) in electronic form as one single PDF on our online portal. Please click the button below – this will take you directly to the application form. We look forward to receive your application.