STIP Apr 13, 2024

Egon Eiermann Postdoctoral Fellowship, ETH Zurich

Zurich, Switzerland, Oct 1, 2024–Sep 30, 2025
Application deadline: May 15, 2024

Institut gta, ETH Zürich

The Egon Eiermann Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture (gta), Department of Architecture (D-ARCH), ETH Zurich offers a one year postdoctoral research position to be filled as of 1 October 2024.

The fellowship is generously supported by the Peter und Waltraud Betsche Fonds in memory of the German architect Egon Eiermann.

Job description

The fellow is invited to engage in D-ARCH activities, particularly within the framework of the Doctoral Programme in the History and Theory of Architecture and the Center for Advanced Studies in Architecture (CASA). The fellow is provided full access to existing resources (e.g. technology platforms, gta Archives, ETH Library). The stipend corresponds to a standard ETH Zurich postdoctoral salary. The fellow pays the own travel costs and accommodation. A workspace is provided.

Your profile

The Egon Eiermann Fellowship is awarded to postdoctoral researchers in the history and theory of architecture who focus on modern architecture in Europe and related topics.

- Completed doctorate in the history and theory of architecture or related discipline
- Research focus on modern architecture in Europe and related topics
- Excellent written and spoken English
Furthermore, we aim to maintain and expand our diversity and thus, we encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply.

We offer

- Training opportunities
- Perspectives for career development
- Support programmes (e.g. mentoring) and networks
- Your (team) culture and team composition
- Working environment and employment conditions
- Your commitment to diversity (e.g. flexible working hours, possibility for part-time work, home office)
- chevron_right
- 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 online application in English or German with the following documents:

- Letter of motivation
- Curriculum vitae
- Contact details for two academic references (contacts only, please; no letters will be accepted)
- Research proposal (max. 2 pages)

Submission deadline: 15 May 2024 (23:59 CET) Candidates will be informed if their proposal is accepted by early June 2024.

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

For information about the gta Institute and our department, please refer to our websites: Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture and Department of Architecture If you have any further questions please email Profs. Dr. Philip Ursprung at (no applications).

For general information on working and studying at ETH, please refer to: Welcome Center ETH

STIP: Egon Eiermann Postdoctoral Fellowship, ETH Zurich. In:, Apr 13, 2024 (accessed May 19, 2024), <>.