ETH Zurich is one of the leading universities of the world with a strong focus on science and engineering. In 2011 it established the Singapore-ETH Centre (SEC) in collaboration with the National research Foundation (NRF) of Singapore to do interdisciplinary research on pressing problems. In collaboration with the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI), the National University of Singapore (NUS), the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), and Singapore Management University (SMU), SEC is undertaking a research programme on "Future Resilient Systems", providing an opportunity for about 30 PhD students and 25 PostDoc researchers to get a PhD degree and/or to strengthen their research skills in an inspiring cross-disciplinary research environment. Within this framework the ETH Singapore is announcing the following job opening.
Postdoc Position in Energy Demand
The studies planned for this position will focus for instance on the reduction of energy and water consumption of residents or on competition between young adults as means to lower individual energy consumption. The expected outcomes will comprise scientific journal publications as well as policy recommendations for universities and government agencies in Singapore.
The position is part of module 3.2 on “Energy Demand” of the FRS program. This research is centered within the framework “Behavioral Studies in the Energy, Water, Waste and Transportation Sector (BSEWWT)”. The position will be part of a collaborative project between the Future Resilient Systems program (FRS) at the Singapore-ETH Centre (SEC) and the Energy Research Institute at Nanyang Technological University. Workplace is in Singapore, the duration is 1.5 - 2 years.
The successful candidate is an expert in behavioral studies related to environmental and energy issues. He/She has to show strong expertise in experimental behavioral studies (lab and/or field experiments) and has to dispose of good project management skills.
For further information regarding the research project (no applications) please contact Prof Renate Schubert by e-mail

Applications with a letter of motivation, CV, testimonials and the contact information of two referees should be submitted online (button “apply now” below) to ETH Zurich, Mr. Olivier Meyrat, Human Resources, CH-8092 Zürich. Applications via email cannot be considered.