Research Cooperation Manager at ETH Future Computing Laboratory

WorkplaceZürich, Zurich region, Switzerland
Research Cooperation Manager at ETH Future Computing Laboratory

80%-100%, Zurich, fixed-term

The ETH Future Computing Laboratory (EFCL) is an industry-funded research centre that aims to spearhead the development of advanced computing systems that have the potential to change the world’s technological trajectory. With a focus on hardware and software, the EFCL engages in long-term, foundational research that spans many domains, including computer architecture, computer vision, integrated circuits, high-performance computing, and systems security. The EFCL is looking for a Research Cooperation Manager to join the centre and contribute to its growth and mission.

Job description

  • Engaging with the current industrial partners, including running project funding rounds which requires:
    • Facilitating initial project meetings
    • Facilitating the production of project proposals
    • Ensuring legal compliance of all research proposals
  • Managing and allocating the EFCL’s budget
  • Cultivating relationships with new industrial partners
  • Maintaining relationships with all of the internal and external EFCL stakeholders, possibly engaging with other internal parties at the ETH to help facilitate cross-disciplinary research, and to help grow the centre
  • Setting up and running EFCL events
  • Growing the EFCL in terms of visibility and establishing the required initiatives within the centre to achieve this
  • Facilitating communication between all EFCL research groups

Your profile

  • A PhD in one of the core EFCL technical streams (Computer Architecture, Computer Vision, High-Performance Computing, Integrated Circuits, Systems Security)
  • 2 - 4 years of management and industry experience preferred
  • Demonstrated project management and networking skills, leadership and organizational abilities advantageous
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills, German proficiency advantageous
  • Candidate should be enthusiastic and passionate about growing the field of computing

We offer

ETH Zurich is a family-friendly employer with excellent working conditions. You can look forward to an exciting working environment, cultural diversity and attractive offers and benefits.

Working, teaching and research at ETH Zurich

We value diversity

In line with our values, ETH Zurich encourages an inclusive culture. We promote equality of opportunity, value diversity and nurture a working and learning environment in which the rights and dignity of all our staff and students are respected. Visit our Equal Opportunities and Diversity website to find out how we ensure a fair and open environment that allows everyone to grow and flourish.

Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents:

  • Full CV
  • Letter of Motivation

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

Further information about ETH Future Computing Laboratory can be found on our website ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr Thyla van der Merwe, email (no applications).

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About ETH Zürich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.
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