The Center for Security Studies (CSS) at ETH Zurich is a center of competence for Swiss and international security policy. It offers security policy expertise in research, teaching, and consultancy. The CSS is seeking to hire as soon as possible, a
Senior Researcher focusing on the Governance of Emerging Security Technologies
We are looking for an excellent and highly-motivated researcher with a background in the social sciences to develop an independent research project in the field of emerging, dual-use technologies (such as drones, robotics, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, and others) and questions of their international governance. He/She will be expected to publish on issues related to emerging dual use technologies and new venues for governance.
The successful candidate will have a PhD degree (or will be close to completion) in international relations / security studies or another social-science discipline. He/She possesses excellent English language skills, high-level analytical skills, and an independent and well-organized working style. The ability to work in an international team is essential. We offer a multifaceted and intellectually stimulating position at a renowned university with a motivating environment.