[asme-dtm] Job Posting: Professor of Development Engineering at ETH Zurich

  • From: Christine Toh <ctoh@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "asme-dtm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <asme-dtm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:06:51 +0000

Hello DTM community members!

Please see announcement below about a Professor of Development Engineering 
position open in the Department of Humanities, Social, and Political Sciences, 
and the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering at ETH Zurich, 
courtesy of Kristina Shea.


----

Christine Toh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, IT Innovation

College of Information Science & Technology

University of Nebraska Omaha

Peter Kiewit Institute 284-A

Omaha, NE 68182

Office: 402-554-3927

Email: ctoh@xxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:ctoh@xxxxxxxxxxx>

Web: http://faculty.ist.unomaha.edu/ctoh/


The position is a new professorship and includes the areas of design and 
product development within the scope. There is also an opportunity for the new 
professor to take a leading role in our center, ETH for Development 
(https://eth4d.ethz.ch<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__eth4d.ethz.ch&d=DwMGaQ&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=2DPSktQIE9J2TSA-i6YXXQ&m=-4imuSKEJa0VoyewVhqUVG_ni50NohsbcbA_YQTz1Ys&s=xmMoOB45-IqeeHN005miFxRW0x_9Mwgymg04kV4y0h4&e=>).
 ETH has excellent research funding and students. I am happy to be contacted by 
anyone interested in the position to discuss it further.

Thanks, Kristina
--
ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Kristina Shea, Engineering Design and Computing Laboratory
CLA F, Tannenstrasse 3, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
Tel: +41 44 632 0479, fax  +41 44 632 1396
http://www.edac.ethz.ch<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.edac.ethz.ch&d=DwMGaQ&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=2DPSktQIE9J2TSA-i6YXXQ&m=-4imuSKEJa0VoyewVhqUVG_ni50NohsbcbA_YQTz1Ys&s=MJ2X87s2dTTSx8-0EFFRIGL3PsbbWtn0tTInO1ZEaCg&e=>

We are pleased to announce that applications for the position of Professor of 
Development Engineering are now open. The Department of Humanities, Social and 
Political Sciences (D-GESS, 
www.gess.ethz.ch<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.gess.ethz.ch&d=DwMGaQ&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=2DPSktQIE9J2TSA-i6YXXQ&m=-4imuSKEJa0VoyewVhqUVG_ni50NohsbcbA_YQTz1Ys&s=OeTpg9eSZjY0QCiYJwFvtpLKQ0Q88gIhZJ7jlowt-HA&e=>)
 and the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering (D-MAVT, 
www.mavt.ethz.ch<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.mavt.ethz.ch&d=DwMGaQ&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=2DPSktQIE9J2TSA-i6YXXQ&m=-4imuSKEJa0VoyewVhqUVG_ni50NohsbcbA_YQTz1Ys&s=yNHSooxOUOrITqPbb0MZOs8ffVDbsxEzG9plkZ2aI9M&e=>)
 at ETH Zurich jointly invite applications for the professorship.

The successful candidate is expected to work on challenges of people in low and 
middle income countries and to develop solutions to address them. Ideally, she 
or he should have a background in engineering/natural sciences and social 
sciences/humanities. The candidate‚Äôs research focus could either be on a 
specific topic (e.g., health, energy, mobility) or on a methodology (e.g., 
user-centred product development, automation, digitalisation) related to the 
development, implementation, and evaluation of technologies in developing 
countries. The new professor will take a central role in shaping development 
engineering research and in teaching development engineering courses, educating 
the future leaders of sustainable development. She or he is also expected to 
collaborate with other members of ETH Zurich for Development (ETH4D). In 
general, at ETH Zurich undergraduate level courses are taught in German or 
English and graduate level courses are taught in English.

Applications can be submitted 
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 until 15 January 2020.





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