You will be a member of an international, multidisciplinary team of researchers with a wide background in geosciences. Within the advertised position you are integrated in the conception, planning, implementation and analysis of a variety of experiments tailored to engineered geothermal systems (EGS) on the rock-laboratory scale. The position is located at the ETH main campus in Zurich, but includes running the experiments in the rock laboratory in Bedretto/Ticino, southern Switzerland. Working languages in the project team are English and German. The positions are open for a maximum duration of 6 years.
The successful candidate must have a PhD or equivalent degree in earth sciences, petroleum or geotechnical engineering or related fields. In particular, we are looking for candidates with a strong background in one or more of the fields of applied geophysics, seismology, earthquake physics, induced seismicity, fluid-rock interaction, hard rock hydrology, hydraulic testing, geomechanics, reservoir engineering, instrumentation and monitoring, structural geology.
We look forward to receiving your online application including the following documents: CV, Presentation Letter. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered. We expect your applications by mid November, the recruiting process will remain open until the positions are filled.
For further information about the Department of Earth Sciences and the Bedretto Project please visit our websites: www.erdw.ethz.ch, www.sccer-soe.ch/en/research/pilots-demos/bedretto. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Marian Hertrich by email firstname.lastname@example.org (no applications) or phone +41 77 461 03 79.