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ETH ZÜRICH - Professor of Sociology - deadline: Oct. 31 2015

Professor of Sociology. The Department of Humanities, Social and Political
Sciences ( at ETH Zurich invites applications for the
above-mentioned professorship. We are looking for an internationally
established expert with an excellent publication track record and a strong
interest in interdisciplinary research. He or she must have a deep knowledge
of social research with quantitative methods and advanced multivariate
statistical techniques. Experience with survey methodology or quantitative
social science research methods, including experimental methods and/or big
data analytics would be highly desirable. Research should also address
future societal change, for example, due to increased network
interdependencies, complex interactions, globalisation or urbanisation. The
opportunities and risks implied by the digital revolution, including areas
such as big data, artificial intelligence, and automation are of particular
interest. The successful candidate is expe cted to deliver courses in
advanced statistics for social scientists as well as compulsory elective
courses for the critical thinking initiative and the Institute of Science,
Technology, and Policy ( The new professor will be
expected to teach undergraduate level courses (in German or English) and
graduate level courses (in English). Please apply online at Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a
list of publications, and a statement of future research and teaching
interests. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of
ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Lino Guzzella. The closing date for applications is 31
October 2015. ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and family friendly
employer and is further responsive to the needs of dual career couples. We
specifically encourage women to apply. 




Prof. Dr. Betina Hollstein
Professor of Sociology
University of Bremen
SOCIUM - Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy

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