ETH Zürich

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Laboratory coordinator

With our cutting-edge research, ETH Zürich's around 12’000 employee make essential contributions to the well-being of society for a future worth living.

In the Power Systems Laboratory (PSL), we develop approaches to optimally plan and operate the electric power system. The core objective is to provide the methods to enable the secure integration of the increasing amount of renewable generation which are needed for a sustainable energy system. Within the Power Systems Laboratory, Prof. Gabriela Hug will be the supervisor of this position.

In the Automatic Control Laboratory (IfA), we develop methods and tools to model, design, control and assess complex systems emerging in real-world applications such as the transportation network, control of autonomous and electric vehicles, and modeling of human behavior. Within IfA the position will be supervised by Prof. John Lygeros.

Job description

We are looking for a motivated colleague to coordinate the laboratory installations of PSL and IfA. Duties include

  • Management, coordination and development of practical classes, laboratory or project based.
  • Development, commissioning and operation of the PSL photo-voltaic installation and potential additions such as battery, charging station, etc.
  • Interaction with external collaborators such as the Project Based Learning Centre and the REAL Lab of the NCCR Automation.
  • Supervision of Bachelor's and Master's students contributing to the development of the laboratory and practical classes.
  • Support of students involved in team based activities, for example the IfA RoboCup team NomadZ.
  • Development of hands-on material for outreach activities.
  • Group Safety Representative for the two laboratories.

Your goal will be to translate your own ideas to expand the laboratory based education and research activities of PSL and IfA. As part of this, you will mentor students, contribute to our teaching efforts, and collaborate closely with our interdisciplinary team and external partners.


You are highly motivated and dedicated with a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or related field from a University or University of Applied Sciences. You have an active interest in power systems and automation solutions. Your programming and hardware skills support you in contributing to our lab-based education and research effort. Your spoken and written English skills help you navigate our international environment.

We offer

We are offering a multifaceted and challenging position in a modern academic environment with excellent infrastructure. The ideal starting date is September 2024.

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 complete online application including

  • a letter of motivation
  • CV
  • certificates and diplomas
  • contact details of two reference persons

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

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Prof. G. Hug ( or Prof. J. Lygeros (; applications sent to these email addresses will not be considered.

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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Laboratory coordinator
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Rämistrasse 101 Zurigo, Svizzera
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