Research Assistant in Geochemistry

ETH Zurich

Research Assistant in Geochemistry

10%-20%, Zurich, fixed-term

Join our dynamic research team on a journey through time as we delve into the mysteries of seafloor weathering and its influence on global climate evolution. We are seeking a dedicated laboratory research assistant with a passion for geochemistry and geology.

Job description

The successful candidate will be assisting a post-doctoral researcher to: Conduct thorough analyses of oceanic crust samples from diverse climatic epochs. Extract and scrutinize minerals resulting from seafloor weathering processes. Precisely quantify the prevalence of these minerals within the collected samples. Diligently prepare samples for oxygen-isotope composition analyses.

Your profile

The ideal candidate will bring a background in geochemistry or geology, bolstered by hands-on laboratory experience. A proactive attitude and the ability to commit time to the project are essential. We value team players who bring enthusiasm and meticulousness to their scientific endeavors.

If you possess the requisite skills and are ready to explore the past to understand our future, we would be delighted to receive your application.


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We offer

ETH Zurich is a family-friendly employer with excellent working conditions. You can look forward to an exciting working environment, cultural diversity and attractive offers and benefits.

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Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents:

  • CV
  • References

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

Further information about Institute can be found on our website. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Nir Galili, (no applications).

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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.