Center for Security Studies (CSS), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Researcher, Nuclear Weapons Policy
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The Center for Security Studies (CSS) is a center of competence for Swiss and international security policy. It offers security policy expertise in research, teaching and consultancy, and operates the International Relations and Security Network (ISN).
Our Nuclear Weapons Policy Research Group is seeking to employ, at the next possible opportunity, a
to conduct research on nuclear weapons policies, nuclear proliferation and related security issues in an International Relations perspective.
Area of responsibility:
You will contribute to the Center’s research focus on the role of nuclear weapons in international security. Ideally, you combine a strong expertise on nuclear weapons issues (proliferation, strategy, etc.) with a profound knowledge of International Relations Theory (IRT).
Responsibilities will include publishing peer-reviewed articles, co-organizing conferences and collaborating on edited volumes. You will participate in a global network of specialists working on different aspects of nuclear weapons policies, proliferation issues, and IRT and you will have the opportunity to engage in policy-relevant research.
- University degree (preferably PhD) in International Relations or Security Studies
- Proven expertise in the field of nuclear weapons policies and nuclear (non-) proliferation
- Demonstrated understanding of theoretical global order/global governance issues
- Expertise in non-European (security) politics is a strong asset
- Good publication record (preferably on nuclear weapons issues, international security, and/ or global order)
- Excellent written and spoken English language skills; at least basic knowledge of German. Knowledge of one non-European language is desirable
- Excellent analytical, organizational and social skills
What we offer:
A multifaceted and challenging occupation at a renowned university in a young and dynamic environment. You will also be eligible to benefit from the further education opportunities offered by ETH Zurich.
Please apply online (including a letter of interest, CV, copies of your diplomas and work certificates, two writing samples, as well as the names and addresses of at least two referees whom we might contact) under www.jobs.ethz.ch by 10 July 2014 at the latest. Do not hesitate to contact Dr. Ursula Jasper, Tel. +41 (0)44 632 08 68, for further inquiries.
|Primary Category:||Political Science