Research Associate and Lecturer Position for Field Scale Experiments in Fractured Rocks

Location
Zurich, Canton of Zürich (CH)
Posted
Feb 13, 2018
Closes
Mar 15, 2018
Ref
AD_OA7_18
Career Level
Researcher
Education Level
PhD
Desired Certifications
Professional Geologist
Job Type
Full-time
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type
Academia

The Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research SCCER and the Chair of Engineering Geology at the ETH Zurich are looking for a junior/senior research associate and lecturer for field scale experiments in fractured rocks. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in earth sciences, petroleum or geotechnical engineering or related field. Knowledge and demonstrated experience of rock and fracture hydraulics and mechanics and in-situ testing and monitoring are of prime importance. Demonstrated interest in deep geothermal energy and CO2 sequestration are desired.

The candidate will a member of a team designing, executing and analyzing large scale multidisciplinary experiments related to deep geothermal energy (EGS). The main experiments will be carried out in a new underground lab called Bedretto (similar as the Grimsel Test Site but deeper). Other in-situ experiments of the candidate could be related to unconventional geothermal systems and CO2 sequestration. The candidate is also expected to co-teach graduate courses in rock mechanical and hydraulic testing, supervise under/graduate students and their thesis work, and support students in the use of our comprehensive field testing equipment.

This ETH project position with an attractive salary according to ETH standards and cutting edge lab and field testing equipment can be filled by the successful candidate in summer  2018 for a period of up to 4 years. Further information about the Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research SCCER and Chair of Engineering Geology is available at our Web Sites.

 Please send your complete application per regular mail or e-mail, including cover letter, curriculum vitae with full personal and career details, and a detailed statement of research interests to ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Simon Loew, Engineering Geology, Sonneggstrasse 5, CH-8092 Zurich, Switzerland (ref. AD_OA-18). Applications should be submitted until middle of March 2018, but are accepted until the position is filled.

 

            

 

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