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 Researcher 80 - 100%:


 13 October 2009 | visits 793

ETH Zurich - The Center for Security Studies

The Center for Security Studies (CSS / at ETH Zurich (Swiss Fed-eral Institute of Technology) is seeking to employ, at the next possible opportunity, a

Researcher 80 - 100%

to conduct research on nuclear policies, nuclear proliferation and security issues in a historical perspective.

You will contribute to the Center's research focus on nuclear policies and related security policies. Ideally, you will have specific expertise and a strong publication record on nuclear strategy, proliferation issues, arms control and regional security.

Responsibilities will include publishing peer-reviewed articles, collaborating on confe-rences and edited volumes. You will participate in a global network of specialists work-ing on different aspects of nuclear policies and proliferation issues and engage in policy-relevant research.


  • University degree (preferably PhD) in History or International Relations
  • Demonstrated expertise in the field of nuclear policies, (non-)proliferation
  • Significant expertise on regional politics
  • Publications on nuclear policies, proliferation issues and/or regional security
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills; fluency in German and knowledge of one non European language desirable
  • Organizational skills

A multifaceted and challenging occupation at a renowned university in a young and dynamic environment. You will be able to benefit from the further education opportuni-ties offered by ETH Zurich.

For further enquiries please contact Roland Popp, Tel. alt+41 (0)44 632 09 04. Please apply online (including a letter of interest, resume, two writing samples and two refer-ences) under 31 October 2009 at the latest to Mr. Rolf Oertli.

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